School of Education

B.S. in Education

Elementary/Special Education
Teacher Education Requirements
Professional Education

The required education courses are sequenced into five blocks that must be completed in order. Each of these courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher before a student can continue in the program. The professional education courses listed as follows may be taken only after admission into the Teacher Education Program.

Teacher Education Program (48 cr.)

Candidates may begin the Teacher Education Program only when they have completed the requirements listed earlier in this bulletin.

First Block (12 cr.)
  • EDUC M310 General Methods (3 cr.)
  • EDUC K343 Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed I (3 cr.)
  • EDUC K370 Introduction to Learning Disabilities (3 cr.)
  • EDUC E335 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 cr.)
Second Block (12 cr.)
  • EDUC E339 Methods of Teaching Language Arts (3 cr.)
  • EDUC E340 Methods of Teaching Reading I (3 cr.)
  • EDUC E325 Social Studies in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
  • EDUC M301 Field Experience (3 cr.)
Third Block (12 cr.)
  • EDUC E341 Methods of Teaching Reading II(3 cr.)
  • EDUC K344 Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed II (3 cr.)
  • EDUC K352 Education of Children with Learning Problems (3 cr.)
  • EDUC K495 Practicum in Special Education (3 cr.)
Fourth Block (12 cr.)
  • EDUC E328 Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
  • EDUC E343 Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
  • EDUC P345 Academic and Behavioral Assessment of the Mild Handicapped Child (3 cr.)
  • EDUC M304 Field Experience (3 cr.)

(Checkpoint #2)

Fifth Block (12 cr.)

Student Teaching (12 cr.)

  • CORE and pedagogy requirement
  • EDUC M425 Student Teaching: Elementary (6 cr.)
  • EDUC K480 Student Teaching: Special Education (6 cr.)

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