Elementary Education

Major: Elementary Education

Catalog: 2015-2016

*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
LIBA 100 Knowing and Being Known 3 EDUC 270 Intercultural Communication 2
WRIT 110 College Writing 3 HIST 151 or 152 United States to or from 1865 3
*COMM GE Requirement 3 MUSI 120 or ARTS 216/217 World of Music or Art History 2-3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 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 Elective GE Requirement or EDUC 461 Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition 4
  *Social Science GE Requirement (3 sem credit hours) 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2  
LIBA 100 replaces either the Bible elective or Social Sci.
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 49 Cumulative Credits 66
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 5
*RELI GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 84 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.