Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

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Entry Level

In addition to the following course work, one non-credit clinical experience will be required during the second semester of one's first year.

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
HY 111
United States History I
3 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 201
Phil Foundations of Education
3 CR.HR.
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
HY 101
History of Western Civilization
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 231
Curriculum & Instruction
3 CR.HR.
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
HY 210
World Geography
3 CR.HR.
MS 115
Quantitative Literacy
3 CR.HR.
SC 104
Organismal Biology
3 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 321
Educating Exceptional Students
3 CR.HR.
ED 204
Classroom Management
3 CR.HR.
ED 310
Educational Practicum I
1 CR.HR.
ED 389
Educational Psychology
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX ACAD
ELECTIVE - ACADEMIC CONTENT
SC 261
Integrated Physical Science I
3 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 230
Children's Literature
3 CR.HR.
ED 307
Technology in Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 314
Assessment Practices
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX ACAD
ELECTIVE - ACADEMIC CONTENT
ELC XXX ACAD
ELECTIVE - ACADEMIC CONTENT

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 316
Methods in Science
3 CR.HR.
ED 320
Education Practicum II
1 CR.HR.
ED 408
Methods in Language Arts
3 CR.HR.
ED 409
Methods in Mathematics
3 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS
ELC XXX ACAD
ELECTIVE - ACADEMIC CONTENT

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required
ED 332
Teaching Writing in the Schools
3 CR.HR.
ED 404
Methods in Reading
3 CR.HR.
ED 415
Methods in Social Studies
3 CR.HR.
ED 430
Educational Practicum III
1 CR.HR.
ELC XXX ACAD
ELECTIVE - ACADEMIC CONTENT

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 450
Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching
15 CR.HR.