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Elementary Education

ELEDR-BS


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

Major: Elementary Education ELEDR-BS
Track: Elementary Education (K-6) with Infused ESOL & Reading Endorsements
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education

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APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20111/0445 (BEGINNING8/22/2011) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~


Admission Requirements


PREREQUISITE: Admission to the College of Education - Elementary Education

EDUCATION PREREQUISITES - Grade of C or higher required
EDF 1005 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 3
EDF 2085 TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS 3
EME 2040 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3

In addition to these education courses listed above, students are required to complete the general education (Associate of Arts degree) that corresponds with their catalog year/requirement term. Students who have earned a previous AA or bachelor's degree should consult an advisor for transcript review.

  GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   # Enhanced World View Requirement
     A. COMMUNICATIONS 9
     B. HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS 6
     C. MATHEMATICS 6
     D. NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES 6-7
     E. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 6
     F. ETHICS 3
     G. COMPUTER/INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCY 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher required for graduation

CORE REQUIREMENTS (25 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
EDE 4940     * INTERNSHIP: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
EDF 3214     * STUDENT DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING PRINCIPLES K-12 (5 SB HRS)
EDF 4430 MEASUREMENT, EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATION K-12 2
EDF 4781 EDUCATIONAL ISSUES FOR THE 21st CENTURY 2
EDG 3410 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION K-12 2
EEX 3012     * NATURE & NEEDS OF EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS K-12 (10 SB HRS)
RED 4940     * FINAL READING INTERNSHIP

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (29 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
EDE 4220 INTEGRATED HEALTH AND RECREATION 1
EDE 4226       INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & SOCIAL SCIENCES
EDE 4226       INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & SOCIAL SCIENCES
EDE 4314 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES IN THE K-6 CLASSROOM 1
EDE 4421 EVALUATION IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 2
EDE 4942     * INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & SOCIAL SCIENCE PRACTICUM (60 SB HRS)
EDE 4943     * INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE PRACTICUM (60 SB HRS)
EDG 3620 CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION 3
EEX 4604 BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT OF EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS 3
RED 3309     * EARLY AND EMERGENT LITERACY K-2 (15 SB HRS)
RED 4511     * INTERMEDIATE LITERACY 3-6: READING AND THINKING (20 SB HRS)
RED 4519     * DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTION IN READING (20 SB HRS)

ESOL REQUIREMENTS (6 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
TSL 3080     * ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES I K-12 (15 SB HRS)
TSL 4081     * ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES II K-12 (15 SB HRS)

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS  

120

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

ADDENDUM:
Additional Graduation Requirements

Cultural Diversity:
Six credits with an international or diversity focus. This requirement may have been satisfied in the first 60 semester hours.

Foreign Language: Two consecutive years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language.

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.
C&I 9/8/09 ~ BOT 10/20/09