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FYG - Elementary Education, BS (441A)


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Program Code: 441A
CIP Code: 13.1202

Teaching

Semester One [17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C    
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)      
General Education Course (3)     Liberal Studies #1
MAT 1010 - Introduction to Mathematics (4)       Quantitative Literacy Course

 

Semester Two [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)      
Integrative Learning Experience (3)     Recommended; Cultivating Creative Expression theme
Integrative Learning Experience (3)     Recommended; Cultivating Creative Expression theme
Second Academic Concentration (3)      
Wellness Literacy (1)      

 

Semester Three [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)        
EDU 2000 - Introduction to Learners, Teachers, and Schools (3)    C    
General Education Course (3)     Liberal Studies #2
EDU 2100 - Foundations of Educational Equity (3)   C    
Gen Ed Integrative Learning Experience (3)     Recommended; Cultivating Creative Expression theme.

 

Semester Four [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
PSY 3010 - Psychology Applied to Teaching (3)   C   Fulfills Liberal Studies requirement #3
Themed Strand (3) C   Must complete 1 course (3 sh) from each of the 4 themed strands for a total of 12 hours
Themed Strand (3) C   Must complete 1 course (3 sh) from each of the 4 themed strands for a total of 12 hours
SAC (3)      
Wellness Literacy (1)      
General Education Course (3)     Liberal Studies #4

 

Semester Five [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Block I      
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning (3)    C    
Directed Elective OR approved substitution (3) C   CI 3551 , CI 3552 , CI 3553 , CI 3554 , CI 3555 , CI 3556  OR approved substitution
MAT 3000 - Mathematics for the Elementary School Teacher (3)   C    
LIT 3340 - Science of Literacy (3)   C    
SAC      

 

Semester Six [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Block II      
MAT 3230 - Investigating Mathematics and Learning (3) [WID] /CI 3230 - Investigating Mathematics and Learning (3) [WID]   C    
Positive Learning Enironments Themed Strand C   CI 3750  or CI 3402 
LIT 3440 - Literacy Methods in the Elementary Grades (3)     C    
CI 3000 - Learner Diversity: Teaching English Language Learners (3) [WID]   C    
CI 3110 - Social Studies in the Elementary School (3)   C    

Semester Seven [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Block III      
CI 4030 - Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (3)   C    
LIT 4440 - Development of Language and Composition (3)    C    
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)    C    
CI 4000 - Elementary School Curriculum and Instruction (4)   C    
CI 4401 - Methods of Elementary Science Teaching (3)   C    

 

Semester Eight [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 4900 - Student Teaching (12) [CAP]   S    

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.7

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year. Minimum grade of “C” required.
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3 Minimum grade of “C” required
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines. Creative Expressions theme is recommended.
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines.
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


Additional Notes:

  • Student should refer to the Major POS and the General Education POS for more information and prerequisites.
  • Official Common Core Tests (PRAXIS) scores must be in Banner before early registration window closes for fall and Spring semesters.
  • Second Academic Concentration (SAC) should be chosen as soon as possible to avoid sequencing problems (prerequisites, etc.) and ensure timely completion. Consult the University Bulletin for course prerequisites.
  • Up to nine (9) hours of SAC can be double-counted between General Education and major.
  • PSY 3010  is 3 sh requirement in Liberal Studies Experience (LSE).
  • Service-learning or Community Service experiences are required in Directed Elective, CI/SPE 3300 , and CI 3110 .
  • ALL non-block coursework should be completed before 6th semester.
  • A student must have at least a 2.70 grade-point average to be admitted to the teacher education program and must maintain a 2.70 grade-point average overall through student teaching.

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