Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Education, BS-MEd, Justice in Elementary Education with Teacher Licensure


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SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS REQUIRED

 

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General Education Requirements


Competencies

Competencies must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits.

Basic College Mathematics

Reading Comprehension

General Education Categories (34-35 credits total)

FYS, W-I, and OC courses must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits. Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines. First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements. 

FYS

First Year Seminar (Required of all freshmen and transfers with fewer than 15 transfer credits) 3 credits

W-I

Written Communication Level I 3 credits

OC

Oral Communication 3 credits
PGR Personal Growth and Responsibility 3 credits
CEA Creative Expression and Appreciation 3 credits
HP The Human Past 3 credits
CS Contemporary Society 3 credits
WC World Cultures 3 credits
#SR Scientific Reasoning Laboratory Course 4 credits
Any Scientific Reasoning Course 3-4 credits
QR Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits

  Written Communication (Level II & Level III) and Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice

Courses taken for Written Communication Level II, Level III and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  Credits will be counted in the area where they apply.

W-II Written Communication - Level II
W-III Written Communication - Level III
DPDS Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice

       Students may choose to use support courses to satisfy general education categories, but may not be required to do so.  Note:  If a course is used to satisfy two or more requirements (for example, a support course and Scientific Reasoning requirement), the credits are counted in only one place.  Using a course to satisfy more than one requirement does not reduce the credit total required for graduation.  

       Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines.  First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements.

#       These Scientific Reasoning General Education Category courses do not have to be a sequence or be from the same discipline.

        Level II and Level III Written Communications courses and Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply. The credits are counted only in one area.

♦        General Education categories to be completed with the first 30 credits. Exceptions in the timing of these courses will be made for transfer students.

 

Courses in Major (55 credits total)


Required (88)


Stage 2: Senior Year (19.5 credits)

  • *EDC 740  Lang. Arts Methods in ELEM 
  • *EDC 741  Soc Studies Method in ELEM
  •  EDC 810 Tech Methods                         
  • *EDC 753 Seminar III: CRT for ELED     
  •      classroom
  •  EDC 714 Childhood Ed Pre-Prac           
  • *EDC 742 Math Methods in ELEM            
  • *EDC 743 Science Method in ELEM       
  • *EDC 754 Seminar IV: Classroom Man.  
  •                  AND SEL for ELED
  •  EDC 714 Childhood Ed Pre-Prac           
♦ Required Programmatic Assessments

  • EDA 901 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic I
  • EDA 902 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic II
  • EDA 903 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic III
  • EDA 904 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic IV
  • EDA 905 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic V
Stage 3: 5th Year Courses (15 credits) FALL

Important Note: Students entering their fifth year of study in the 2021 and 2022 academic years will complete three credit practicum seminars. 

  • EDC 850  Practicum I In ELEM AND
  • EDC 855  Practicum Seminar I in ELEM
  • EDC 795C UDL Practicum Support
  • EDG 805 Pract Sem in CRT
SPRING

  • EDC 805  Professional Lives of Teachers
  • EDS 862  Pract Sem in SEI
  • EDC 851 Practicum II in ELEM  AND
  • EDC 856 Practicum Seminar II in ELEM
  • OR Two Half-Practica & Seminars: One in ELEM, one in another area.

Free Electives (0 credits Total)


Additional free elective credits listed may be required based on the use of support courses to satisfy General Education Category requirements.

 

Required Minor (15-18 credits)


Students in this program must complete a minor in an area of their choosing.

See reverse for suggested minors aligned with the major’s justice focus.

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Additional Information and Notes


            ♦       Programmatic Assessments are required for all students pursuing educational licensure in a specified

                     sequence. Results will be factored into gateway reviews for progression that occurs each term beginning

                      Spring term of the Junior year.

        Practicum Seminars in areas other than ELE may carry more than 1.5 cedits.

*        Courses with asterisk carry both graduate and undergraduate credit.

 

Total credits for graduation: 120-135


The additional credits listed above are required for graduate degree.

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