Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Elementary Education K-6, B.S.Ed.

Curriculum

A. General Education Core (35 hours)

Requirements List

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

or

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

B. Major Requirement (42 hours)

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

EDUC 279Multicultural Education

3

C. Related Area Requirements (15 hours)

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

D. Concentration Requirements

Choose from one of the following Concentrations

Psychology Concentration (17 hours)

PSY 250Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 301Statistics and Research Design

4

PSY 311Psychological Tests and Measurement

3

PSY 351Experimental Psychology

4

PSY 450Learning and Cognition

3

Mathematics Concentration (18 hours)

MATH 115College Algebra

3

MATH 118Precalculus

3

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

MATH 350Number Theory

3

MATH 352College Geometry

3

STAT 251Basic Statistics

3

General Science Concentration (19 hours)

BIOL 100Principles of Biological Science

3

BIOL 100LPrinciples of Biological Science Lab

1

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

ENSC 101General Environmental Science

3

ENSC 101LGeneral Environmental Science Laboratory

1

GEOL 158Principles of Geological Science

3

GEOL 158LPrinciples of Geological Science Lab

1

Social Science Concentration (18 hours)

HIST 200Introduction to History

3

HIST 251African American History since 1877

3

HIST 255American History to 1877

3

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

GEOG 142Introduction to Geography

3

HIST 376African-American Experience in North Carolina

3

or

POLS 299State and Local Government

3

E. Free Electives

Free Electives for Psychology Concentration (11 hours)

Free Electives for General Science Concentration (9 hours)

Free Electives for Mathematics Concentration (10 hours)

Free Electives for Social Science Concentration (10 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Elementary Education K-6

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

 

PHYS 152Principles of Physical Science

3

PHYS 152LPrinciples of Physical Science Lab

1

OR

GEOL 158Principles of Geological Science

3

GEOL 158LPrinciples of Geological Science Lab

1

 

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

GE Fine Arts/Communication

2

GE Physical Education

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

SPCH 214College Speech

2

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

First Semester

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

BIOL 100Principles of Biological Science

3

BIOL 100LPrinciples of Biological Science Lab

1

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 211A

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

SPAN 101Elementary Spanish

3

PE Student Select

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

GEOG 142Introduction to Geography

3

Academic Concentration

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

ELEM 301

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 311

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

*Academic Concentration

6

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

Academic Concentration

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

Academic Concentration

6

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: Total of at least 18 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

Curriculum Guide for Elementary Education K-6 Math Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

 

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Total Credit Hours:15
Note: Students must take HIST 140 OR HIST 141- not both

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

GE Social & Behavioral Science

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

MATH 115College Algebra

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

GE Physical Education

1

Total Credit Hours:16
Note:  Students take ENGL 201 OR ENGL 202

Second Semester

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

MATH 118Precalculus

3

GE Natural Science/Lab

4

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

MATH 350Number Theory

3

MATH Math Elective 2

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

STAT 251Basic Statistics

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

MATH 352College Geometry

3

Free Elective 1

1

Free Elective 3

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: Total of at least 18 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

Curriculum Guide for Elementary Education K-6 Science Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

 

PHYS 152Principles of Physical Science

3

PHYS 152LPrinciples of Physical Science Lab

1

OR

GEOL 158Principles of Geological Science

3

GEOL 158LPrinciples of Geological Science Lab

1

 

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

GE Fine Arts/Communication

2

GE Physical Education

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

SPCH 214College Speech

2

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

First Semester

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

BIOL 100Principles of Biological Science

3

BIOL 100LPrinciples of Biological Science Lab

1

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

SPAN 101Elementary Spanish

3

PE Student Select

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

GEOG 142Introduction to Geography

3

Academic Concentration

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

*Academic Concentration

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

PSY 311Psychological Tests and Measurement

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

Academic Concentration

6

Total Credit Hours:12

Second Semester

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: Total of at least 18 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

Curriculum Guide for Elementary Education K-6 Psychology Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

OR

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Fine Arts Elective

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Natural Science

3

Natural Science Lab

1

PE Elective

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

Social Behavioral Science

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

PSY 250Developmental Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

PSY 301Statistics and Research Design

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

PSY 311Psychological Tests and Measurement

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

PSY 351Experimental Psychology

4

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

Free Elective I

3

Free Elective II

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

PSY 450Learning and Cognition

3

Free Elective 3

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: Total of at least 18 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

Curriculum Guide for Elementary Education K-6 Social Science Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

MATH 121Number Systems and Algebra

3

OR

MATH 122Geometry and Data Analysis

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Fine Arts Elective

2

GEOG 142Introduction to Geography

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

Social & Behavior Science Elective

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 220Sophomore Seminar

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

Free Elective I

3

PE Elective

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

HIST 200Introduction to History

3

Free Elective 2

3

GE Natural Science/Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

HIST 251African American History since 1877

3

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

HIST 376African-American Experience in North Carolina

3

OR

POLS 299State and Local Government

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

HIST 255American History to 1877

3

Free Elective 4

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: Total of at least 18 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

Licensure-Only Elementary Education K-6

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A. Specialty Area Course Requirements (12 hours)

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

KIN 216Elementary Physical Education

3

B. Professional Core Courses (42 hours)

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

EDUC 433Observation and Supervised Teaching in Elementary Education (K-6)

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

Total Credit Hours: 58

Residency License/Licensure-Only, Elementary Education K-6 Curriculum Guide

A. Professional Core Courses (27 hours)

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

EDUC 410Professional Studies IV: Instructional Leadership and Methods

3

ELEM 300Reading & Language Arts

3

ELEM 390/SPED 390Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 395Science Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 430Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

B. Specialty Area Course Requirements (12 hours)

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

KIN 216Elementary Physical Education

3

EDUC 225Exploration in Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours: 45

Professional Education Sequence Minor in Secondary Education

A Core Requirement (27 hours)

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

EDUC Prof. St. IV: Secondary Methods

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC Observation and Supervised Student Teaching in the Academic Discipline

12

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours: 29