Elementary Education

Major: Elementary Education

Catalog: 2014-2015

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4 MATH 211 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I 4
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1 EDUC 270 Intercultural Communication 2
WRIT 110 College Writing 3 HIST 151 or 152 United States to or from 1865 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2 MUSI 120 or ARTS 216/217 World of Music or Art History 2
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
  *COMM GE Requirement 3 PSYC 150 General Psychology 3
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 33
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester

EDUC 260

Teaching, Schooling and Learning 4 EDUC 324 Trends and Methods in Early Childhood 4
MATH 212 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II 4 EDUC 346 The Inclusive Classroom in a Diverse Society 4
GEOG 200 Cultural Geography and Global Relations 3 EDUC 412 Literature for Children and Adolescents 2
*BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3 EDUC 461 Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition 4
  *Social Science GE Requirement (3 sem credit hours) 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
 
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 50 Cumulative Credits 67
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 371 Curriculum Design with ESOL 4 EDUC 354 Pedagogy of Health, Physical Education and the Arts 4
EDUC 413 Reading and Writing Methods 4 EDUC 414 Reading and Writing with the Common Core Subjects 4
EDUC 480 Classroom Assessment:Assessing & Planning 4 EDUC 443 Adventures in Math and Science I 4
*HIST GE Requirement 3 Electives 4
*BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 85 Cumulative Credits 101
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 344 Adventures in Math and Science II 4 EDUC 475 Practicum 2 (in school 5 days per week) 10
EDUC 375 Practicum 1 (in school 4 days per week) 4  EDUC 490 Senior Seminar 2
EDUC 381 Classroom Management for All Learners 2  
GEED 490 *LACI Capstone 3  
Total Semester Credits 13 Total Semester Credits 12
Cumulative Credits 114 Cumulative Credits 126
  Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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