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Childhood Education > Eight Semester Plan

This Eight Semester Plan is provided as a general guideline. It DOES NOT reduce the importance of careful discussions between a student and his or her academic advisor. Some degree requirements, such as those for upper division and liberal arts credits, may not be completely delineated in this plan. Students are responsible for reviewing their own Degree Audit Report each semester to track their own progress toward degree requirements. Please see additional disclaimers and information about these Eight Semester Plans, which are currently under development.

Early Childhood & Chld Ed B-6 - English

Year 1

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
CourseCredits
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP)3
MAT151 College Mathematics(if needed to attain MPL3) or Elective3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG)3
Gen Ed: The Arts (ART)3
Gen Ed: Natural Sciences (NSCI)3-4
Total15-16
CourseCredits
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP)3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG)3
ENG211 Great Books: Asian (GE:WRLD)3
MAT140 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I3
ENG226 Practical Grammar or other Eng. Reading/Writing Elective3
Total15

Year 2

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
CourseCredits
EDS371 Child Psychology and Development (GE:SSCI)3
EDS340 Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Ed(GE:USST)3
MAT240 Math for Elementary Teachers II (GE: MATH)3
GEO273 Physical Geography (GE:NSCI)3
ENG303 Introduction to British Literature4
Total16
CourseCredits
EED370 Education of Diverse Population in Early Childhood & Elementary School (GE3: DIVR)3
EED415 Development of Symbolic Representation3
ENG210 Great Books Western (GE3: WEST)3
EED333 Introduction to American Literature4
Gen Ed: Humanities (HUM)3
Total16

Year 3

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
CourseCredits
EED375 Teaching Reading in Elem School I (WI)3
EED371 Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Childhood3
EED301 Fieldwork I1
ENG224 Expository Writing or other Eng. Reading/Writing Elective3-4
ENG406 or ENG407 Shakespeare I or II3
Elective3
Total16-17
CourseCredits
EED380 Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology in Elementary School6
EED302 Fieldwork II1
SPE350 Creating Inclusive Elementary School Classrooms3
English Literature 400 - level Elective3
English Reading & Writing Elective3
Total16

Year 4

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
CourseCredits
EED376 Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School II3
EED379 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School3
EED303 Fieldwork III1
EED412 Curriculum II (PreK-K)3
English Literature 400 - level Elective3
Total13
CourseCredits
EED404 Student Teaching, Primary Setting6
EED405 Student Teaching, Intermediate Setting6
EED406 Student Teaching Seminar1
Total13

Total Credits: 120-122