|Required Courses in Education 1|
|ED 101||Introduction to Education and Lab||3|
|ED 102||Technology:Classroom Applications & Portfolio||2|
|The following courses are taken as a block by sophomore students: 2|
|ED 251||Introduction to Child Growth & Development||3|
|ED 315||Play & Creative Activities & Lab||3|
|ED 330||Curriculum, Methods, & Assessments in Early Childhood & Lab||3|
|ED 331||Infants and Toddlers||3|
|ED 418||Kindergarten Methods & LAB||3|
|SPED 290||Introduction to Special Needs and Lab||3|
|ED 312||Human Relations for Teachers||3|
|or SOCI 331||Racial & Ethnic Relations|
|The following courses are taken before or after the student has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program: 3|
|ED 275||Foundations: Parent-Child Relationships||2|
|ED 401||Childrens Literature||2|
|ED 456||Practicum in ECE Leadership 4||2|
|HLTH 290||Wellness, Safety, & Nutrition from Birth to Grade 3||3|
|SPED 470||Collaboration in Educational Settings||3|
|TESL 431||Foundations of Teaching ESL & Lab||3|
|The following courses may be taken only after the student has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program: 5|
|ED 402||Early Literacy and Linguistics & LAB||3|
|ED 403||English Language Arts Methods & LAB||3|
|ED 404||Literacy Methods & LAB||3|
|ED 423||Classroom Management Theories and Practices & LAB 4||3|
|ED 424||Elementary Mathematics Methods & Lab||3|
|ED 425||Elementary Science Methods & LAB||3|
|ED 426||Elementary Social Studies Methods & LAB||3|
|ED 455||Leadership Issues in Early Childhood 4||3|
|ED 458||Action Research||3|
|ED 459||Professional Development & Action Research||1|
|ED 459L||Pre-Student Teaching Experience||0-1|
|Twelve (12) credits of student teaching are required for a semester-length experience:|
|ED 462||Student Teaching: Birth - Grade 3||12|
The following courses are taken as a block by incoming freshman students. Freshmen register for all courses in “01” sections or all courses in “02” sections. Transfer students may take them separately if necessary.
Transfer students may take them separately if necessary.
See the Teacher Education application packet for admission process and criteria.
May be taken either junior or senior year.
This block of classes should be taken in the Fall and Spring of the Junior Year. Courses taken during junior year have a common lab placement for the year.