Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching with a Bilingual Emphasis (BS)


120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Life & Physical Science Lab
PHYS 1170Survey of Physical Science Lab1
Combination of Subjects
EPSC 1170
EPSC 1370
Survey of Earth Science Lab
and Survey of Earth Science
MATH 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
MATH 1351Fundamentals of Mathematics II3
Spanish Requirement
SPAN 3303Spanish Language for Bil Teach3
SPAN 3305Spanish Academic Writing3
SPAN 3310Intro to Literature in Spanish3
EDBE 3310Foundations of Bilingual Edu3
EDBE 3325Theories of 2nd Lang Learning3
EDBE 3335Lang Arts Prin in Bil Settings3
ENGL 3361Multicultural Children's Lit3
KINE 3207Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch2
Field of Study
EDEL 3362Lang & Lit for Young Child3
EDEL 3374Social Studies Prin for EC-63
EDEL 3384Science Prin for EC-Grade 63
EDEL 3394Math Prin for EC-Grade 63
Support Area
EDRD 3303Teaching Reading&Lang Arts3
EDRD 3309Fdn. & Strat. Teach Lit EC-123
EDRD 4311Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff3
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2224Cultural Foundations of Ed2
EDCI 3200Survey of Content Know & Exper2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Clinical Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
BIOL 1370 Survey of Life Science 3
BIOL 1170 Survey of Life Science Lab 1
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 2224 Cultural Foundations of Ed 2
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
PHYS 1370 Survey of Physical Science 3
PHYS 1170 Survey of Physical Science Lab 1
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
EPSC 1370 Survey of Earth Science 3
EPSC 1170 Survey of Earth Science Lab 1
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 3200 Survey of Content Know & Exper 2
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3
ENGL 3361 Multicultural Children's Lit 3
SPAN 2350 Intro to the Hispanic World 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
EDRD 3309 Fdn. & Strat. Teach Lit EC-12 3
KINE 3207 Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch 2
 Semester Credit Hours5
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDEL 3362 Lang & Lit for Young Child 3
EDEL 3374 Social Studies Prin for EC-6 3
EDEL 3384 Science Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDEL 3394 Math Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDBE 3310 Foundations of Bilingual Edu 3
EDBE 3325 Theories of 2nd Lang Learning 3
EDBE 3335 Lang Arts Prin in Bil Settings 3
EDRD 3303 Teaching Reading&Lang Arts 3
SPAN 3303 Spanish Language for Bil Teach 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
EDRD 4311 Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff 3
SPAN 3305 Spanish Academic Writing 3
SPAN 3310 Intro to Literature in Spanish 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 4693 Clinical Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3200.


Transfer students that have completed the Language, Philosophy & Culture component of the Core Curriculum will not be required to take SPAN 2350


Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.