Curriculum

All courses carry three credits.

Middle and Secondary Requirements (5-8) and (8-12) and Spanish (5-12)

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 543 Models of Inclusion
EDU 525 Middle & Secondary Instruction
EDU 526 Middle & Secondary Curriculum
EDU 516 Introduction to Technology in Education
EDU 614 Reading in the Content Areas
EDU 791 Educating English Language Learners
EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
An Initial Practicum in the Field of Licensure

Early Childhood Education (PreK-2) Requirements

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 798 Developing Language & Literacy I
EDU 799 Developing Language & Literacy II
EDU 611 Writing Workshop
EDU 514 Methods in Math Instruction
EDU 585 Inquiry-Based Science Methods
EDU 542 Assessment of Students
EDU 622 Curriculum for Early Childhood Inclusion Settings
EDU 791 Educating English Language learners
EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
EDU 700 Early Childhood Initial Practicum

 

Elementary Education (1-6) Requirements

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 798 Developing Language & Literacy I
EDU 799 Developing Language & Literacy II
EDU 611 Writing Workshop
EDU 514 Methods in Math Instruction
EDU 585 Inquiry-Based Science Methods
EDU 636 Social Studies Methods
EDU 791 Educating English Language Learners
EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
EDU 701 Elementary (1-6) Initial Practicum

 

English as a Second Language (PreK-6) Requirements

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 798 Developing Language & Literacy I
EDU 799 Developing Language & Literacy II
EDU 611 Writing Workshop
EDU 514 Methods in Math Instruction
EDU 585 Inquiry-Based Science Methods
EDU 636 Social Studies Methods
EDU 647 Bilingualism and Applied Linguistics
EDU 652 Issues in ESL/Bilingulism
EDU 654 Methods in Teaching ESL

Choose One:

  • SOC 580 Racial & Cultural Groups or SPA 512 Hispanic Cultures in the United States

EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
EDU 704 ESL (PreK-6) Initial Practicum

English as a Second Language (5-12) Requirements

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 798 Developing Language & Literacy I
EDU 799 Developing Language & Literacy II
EDU 611 Writing Workshop
EDU 526 Middle & Secondary Curriculum
EDU 647 Bilingualism and Applied Linguistics
EDU 652 Issues in ESL/Bilingualism
EDU 654 Methods in Teaching ESL

Choose One:

  • SOC 580 Racial & Cultural Groups or SPA 512 Hispanic Cultures in the United States

EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
EDU 705 ESL (5-12) Initial Practicum

Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8 or 5-12) Requirements

EDU 600 Reflective Teaching Practice
EDU 620 Development and Learning
EDU 519 Students with Special Needs
EDU 798 Developing Language & Literacy I
EDU 799 Developing Language & Literacy II
EDU 611 Writing Workshop
EDU 514 Methods in Math Instruction
EDU 585 Inquiry-Based Science Methods
EDU 636 Social Studies Methods
EDU 542 Assessment of Students
EDU 543 Models of Inclusion

Choose One:

  • EDU 738 No-Fault Classroom Management or PSY 513 Psychology of Behavioral Management

EDU 791 Educating English Language Learners
EDU 660 Seminar in Professional Education
EDU 707 Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) Initial Practicum or
EDU 708 Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12) Initial Practicum

Reading Specialist (all levels) Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Child & Adolescent Development
  • At least one survey course in reading

To complete the first reading specialist practicum at the elementary level:

EDU 720 Struggling Readers – Primary – PreK-2 (Assessment & Instruction)

EDU 721 Struggling Readers – Elementary – 3-6 (Assessment & Instruction)

EDU 611 Writing Workshop

First Practicum

EDU 706 Practicum & Seminar in Reading Specialist

To complete the second reading specialist practicum at the middle/secondary level:

EDU 722 Struggling Readers – Middle/Secondary – 7-12 (Assess. & Instruction)

EDU 614 Literacy Across the Disciplines

EDU 612 Multicultural Children’s Literature

EDU 617 Administration of Reading Programs

EDU 791 Educating English Language Learners

EDU 718 Research in Literacy

Pass Reading Specialist MTEL

EDU 713 Practicum & Seminar in Reading Specialist