Elementary Education: K-6 Certification

General Education Courses (GER) - 64 hours
(includes 4 X 12)
English Language Arts
History/Social Science
Natural Science
Mathematics 
Courses required prior to beginning Block 1:
PY 201 - Life Span Development
MA 230 - Math for Teachers I
MA 231 - Math for Teachers II
Year 1 (30 hours)
Block 1 (15 hrs.)
ED 301 - Introduction to Education
ED 307 - Multicultural Foundations of Education
ED 308 - Educational Psychology
EDC 301 - Teaching Exceptional Children
EDC 311 - Instructional Strategies
Field Experience - 65 hours
Block 2 (15 hrs.)
ED 315 - Educational Evaluation & Measurement
ED 371 - Teaching Language Arts
ED 375 - Teaching Primary Reading
EDC or EHL-Diversity Elective
EDC or EHL-Diversity Elective
Field Experience - 65 hours
Year 2 (27 hours)  
Block 3 (15 hrs.)
ED 372 - Teaching Social Studies
ED 373 - Teaching Elementary Science
ED 374 - Teaching Elementary Math
ED 405 - Teaching Intermediate Reading
ED 350 - Technology in the Classroom
   or
ED 309 - Classroom Management
   or
EDC or EHL-Diversity Elective
Field Experience - 65 hours
Block 4 (12 hrs.)
ED 493 - Internship 
Summer Offerings
ED 310 - Integrating Creative Arts
ED 350 - Technology in the Classroom
ED 413 - Children's Literature
EDC 302 - Low Incidence Population
EDC 341 - Assessment & Transition of K-12 Students
Secondary Areas of Study
(Choose one of the following options)  
Collaborative Teaching * (15 hours) Language and Culture (15 hours)
EDC 302 - Low Incidence Population
EDC 321 - Collaborative Consultation
EDC 331 - Critical Issues in Special Education
EDC 341 - Assessment & Transition of K-12 Students
EDC 351 - Behavioral Analysis & Intervention 
ED 413 - Children's Literature
EHL 405 - Linguistics I
EHL 406 - Critial Issues in ESL
EHL 407 - Applied Linguistics II - Grammar
EHL 408 - Teaching Methods in ESL

*Collaborative Teaching option allows students to pursue a second certification/licensure in Collaborative Teaching K-6.