Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching with a Special Education 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
4
MATH 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
MATH 1351Fundamentals of Mathematics II3
Major
EDSE 3310High Incidence Disabilities3
EDSE 3315Low Incidence Disabilities3
EDSE 3320Measurement&Eval for Spe Ed3
EDSE 4330Special Ed Law&Procedures3
EDSE 4360Tch Children w/Challenging Beh3
ENGL 3361Multicultural Children's Lit3
EDFS 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 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
Freshman
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
Spring
EDCI 2224 Cultural Foundations of Ed 2
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
PHYS 1170 Survey of Physical Science Lab 1
PHYS 1370 Survey of Physical Science 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
EPSC 1170 Survey of Earth Science Lab 1
EPSC 1370 Survey of Earth Science 3
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Spring
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
ENGL 3361 Multicultural Children's Lit 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Summer
EDFS 3207 Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch 2
EDRD 3309 Fdn. & Strat. Teach Lit EC-12 3
 Semester Credit Hours5
Junior
Fall
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDEL 3362 Lang & Lit for Young Child 3
EDEL 3384 Science Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDEL 3394 Math Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDEL 3374 Social Studies Prin for EC-6 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
EDSE 3315 Low Incidence Disabilities 3
EDSE 3320 Measurement&Eval for Spe Ed 3
EDRD 4311 Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff 3
EDRD 3303 Teaching Reading&Lang Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
EDSE 4330 Special Ed Law&Procedures 3
EDSE 4360 Tch Children w/Challenging Beh 3
EDSE 3310 High Incidence Disabilities 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDCI 4693 Clinical Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
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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.