Early-Middle Childhood Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Elementary Education: Early Childhood-Middle Childhood. Academic Advising Plan.

Visit the Elementary Education page to learn more about this program.

This suggested plan of study shows how the undergraduate degree in elementary education with a minor in early childhood education may be completed within eight semesters with a total accumulation of 143 credits. Courses are available during summer sessions to reduce credit loads during the fall and spring semesters.


  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

GE Goal I ENGL 100 Academic Reading/Writing ~ 3
GE Goal II ART 100 Introduction to Art ~ 3
GE Goal II Social or Behavioral Science ~ 3
GE Goal III Laboratory Science ~ 3
GE Goal V Ethical Citizenship ~ 3
Total semester credits ~ 15

 

GE Goal I COMS 101 Fundamentals of Speech ~ 3
GE Goal I ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas ~ 3
GE Goal II HIST 100 Defining Themes in US History 3
GE Goal II MUS 100 Understanding Music ~ 3
GE Goal III Science Course ~ 3
GE Goal V P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life ~ 1
GE Goal V PE Lifetime Activity 1 of 2 ~ .5
GE Goal V PE Lifetime Activity 2 of 2 ~ .5
Total semester credits ~ 17

Summer (first year)

TED 155 Introduction to Technology Integration ~ 2
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education ~ 3
Global Diversity Course (G) ~ 3
Total summer credits ~ 8

Sophomore
Year

MATH 246 Math for Elementary Teachers I ~ 4
TED 211 Educational Psychology ~ 5
TED 225 Developmental Learning ~ 3
TED 255 Reading Guidance for Children ~ 3
TED 345 Parent Education ~ 3
Total semester credits ~ 18

ART 250 Art in the Schools ~ 2
HEAL 361 Methods and Materials in Health for the Elementary Teacher ~ 3
MATH 247 Math for Elementary Teachers II ~ 4
MUS 350 Music for Elementary Teachers ~ 2
P ED 326 Techniques in Physical Education for the Elementary School Teacher ~ 2
TED 332 Preschool Curriculum ~ 3
Total semester credits ~ 16

Summer (second year)

GE Goal IV ESM 300 Environmental Education ~ 3
SPED 330 Exceptional Child ~ 3
Total summer credits ~ 6

Junior
Year

TED 312 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Science ~ 4
TED 315 Techniques in Elementary Ed.: Math ~ 4
TED 317 Reading Practicum ~ 4
TED 330 Infant and Toddler Programs ~ 3
TED 335 Kindergarten Curriculum ~3
Total semester credits ~ 18

Semester 6 (Spring)

TED 310 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Lang Arts ~ 4
TED 311 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Soc. Studies ~ 4
TED 317 Developmental Reading ~ 4
TED 405 Techniques for Teaching Special Needs Children in Early Child Classrooms ~ 3
TED 410 Early Childhood Language Arts ~ 3
Total semester credits ~ 18

Summer (third year)

TED 420 School and Society ~ 3

Senior
Year

TED 472 Student Teaching ~ 12
Total semester credits ~ 12

TED 400 Supervision and Management of Early Childhood Programs ~ 3
TED 471 Early Childhood Student Teaching ~ 10
Total semester credits ~ 13

Summer Offerings:

TED 155 Introduction to Technology Integration ~ 2
TED 252 Multicultural Education ~ 3
TED 420 School and Society ~ 3
SPED 330 Exceptional Child ~ 3
ESM 300 Environmental Education ~ 3

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education ~ 39 cr.
University Requirements ~ 3 cr.
Major ~ 68 cr.
Minor ~ 33 cr.
Credits to Degree ~ 143 cr.

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA from admittance
through certification in this program.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

 

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