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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
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP)3
*MAT151 College Math (if needed to attain MPL3)/see note below3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG)3
Gen Ed: The Arts (ART)3
Gen Ed: Natural Sciences (NSCI)3-4
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP)3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG)3
ENG211 Great Books: Asian (GE:WRLD)3
Gen Ed: Humanities (HUM)or MAT140 Math for Elem Sch Tchrs 13
ENG226 Practical Grammar or other English Writing/Lang. Elective3

Year 2

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
EDS371 Child Psychology and Development (GE:SSCI)3
EDS340 Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Ed(GE:USST)3
**MAT140 Math for Elem Sch Tchrs I (see note below)3
GEO273 Physical Geography (GE:NSCI)3
ENG301 English Literature I or ENG302 English Literature II4
EED370 Education of Diverse Population in Early Childhood & Elementary School3
EED415 The Development of Symbolic Representation, Language, and Literacy3
ENG210 Great Books Western (GE3: WEST)3
ENG331 American Literature I or ENG332 American Literture II4
MAT240 Math for Elem School Teachers II (GE:MATH) or Elective3

Year 3

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
EED371 Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Childhood3
EED375 Teaching Reading in Elem School I (WI)3
EED301 Fieldwork I (Pre-K-2)1
ENG406 Shakespeare I or ENG407 Shakespeare II3
English Writing/Language Elective3-4
EED380 Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology in Elementary School6
EED302 Fieldwork 2 (Math, Science & Technology Fieldwork)1
SPE350 Creating Inclusive Elementary School Classrooms3
English Literature 400or 500 level Elective3
English Writing/Language Elective3

Year 4

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
EED376 Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School II3
EED379 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School3
EED303 Fieldwork Experience 31
EED412 Curriculum II: Preschool and Kindergarten3
English Literature 400 or 500 level Elective3
EED404 Student Teaching, Primary Setting6
EED405 Student Teaching, Intermediate Setting6
EED406 Student Teaching Seminar1


*Or Gen Ed: Humanities (HUM)

** Or MAT240 Math for Elem Sch Tchrs II (GE: MATH)

Total Credits: 120-122