Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching with an Early Learning 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 and the General Requirements for Undergraduate degrees at the beginning of this section.

[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
ARTS 3100Art and Children1
EDSE 3310High Incidence Disabilities3
EDFS 3207Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch2
EDYC 3350Home, School, Comm Relations3
EDYC 3366Curr Foundtns for Yng Children3
EDYC 4325Trends & Iss in Early Learning3
ENGL 3361Multicultural Children's Lit3
MUSI 3100Music and Children1
THAR 3100Theatre and Children1
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 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
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
ARTS 3100 Art and Children 1
EPSC 1370 Survey of Earth Science 3
EPSC 1170 Survey of Earth Science Lab 1
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
MUSI 3100 Music and Children 1
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
THAR 3100 Theatre and Children 1
 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
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Language, Philosphy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
EDEL 3362 Lang & Lit for Young Child 3
EDRD 3303 Teaching Reading&Lang Arts 3
ENGL 3361 Multicultural Children's Lit 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDEL 3384 Science Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDEL 3394 Math Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDRD 3309 Fdn. & Strat. Teach Lit EC-12 3
EDYC 3350 Home, School, Comm Relations 3
EDFS 3207 Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch 2
EDYC 3366 Curr Foundtns for Yng Children 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
EDEL 3374 Social Studies Prin for EC-6 3
EDRD 4311 Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff 3
EDSE 3310 High Incidence Disabilities 3
EDYC 4325 Trends & Iss in Early Learning 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
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.

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

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.