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College of Education

Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education (K-6) with Infused ESOL & Reading Endorsements

ELEDR-BS

Program Leadership Information

Dr. Kimberly Hartman, Dean, (727) 712-5890

Program Summary

Program Summary *
This teacher preparation program combines college coursework related to the elementary content, the pedagogy of teaching and practical, school-based experiences to prepare you for professional certification to teach in an elementary classroom grade K-6. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (K-6) and will be endorsed in both Reading an ESOL.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Elementary Education Teacher in grades K-6

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2015 (495), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Admission Rules

NOTES: For admission and graduation a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.
Questions regarding admissions, please consult with the Dean of College of Education.
Students who have questions concerning catalog year requirements should consult the appropriate SPC College catalog or an academic advisor. Students who have questions concerning state mandated prerequisites should consult www.facts.org and review the appropriate common prerequisite manual or see an academic advisor.

Graduation Rules

GRADE OF "C" OR HIGHER REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES

CULTURAL DIVERSITY: (6 credits)
Six credits with an international or diversity focus. This requirement may have been satisfied in the first 60 semester hours.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Two consecutive years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language.

G.P.A.:
For admission and graduation a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
EDUCATION PREREQUISITES

Introduction to Education
3
Teaching Diverse Populations
3
Introduction to Educational Technology
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A.A. Degree

51
Credits

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Core Requirements (Complete 25 credits)

Internship: Elementary Education *
12
Student Development and Learning Principles K-12 *
3
Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment in Education K-12
2
Classroom Management and Communication K-12
2
Educational Issues for the 21st Century
2
Nature and Needs of Exceptional Students K-12 *
3
Final Reading Internship *
1

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Major Requirements (Complete 29 credits)

Integrated Language Arts, Children's Literature and Social Sciences
4
Integrated Mathematics and Science
4
Mathematical Concepts and Procedures in the K-6 Classroom
1
Science Concepts and Procedures in the K-6 Classroom
1
Evaluation in Elementary Education
2
Integrated Language Arts, Children's Literature and Social Science Practicum *
1
Integrated Mathematics and Science Practicum *
1
Curriculum and Instruction
3
Behavior Management of Exceptional Students
3
Early and Emergent Literacy K-2 *
3
Intermediate Literacy 3-6: Reading, Writing and Thinking *
3
Diagnosis and Intervention in Reading for Diverse Students K-12 *
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
ESOL Requirements ( Complete 6 Credits)

ESOL Issues: Priniciples and Practices I P - 12 *
3
ESOL Issues: Principles & Practices II P-12 *
3

* School-based hours total 220 clinical clock hours plus a 15-week internship in Elementary Education and Reading.

120
Total Credits