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Elementary Education Degree Requirements

 

General Education Requirements (60 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

ENGL 101 and 102*

6

ENGL Literature ENGL 282, 284, 286, 287, 288, 289

3

MATH 111 or higher*

3

STAT 201 or higher*

3

BIOL 110

4

CHEM 101 OR CHEM 102 OR CHEM 105 or CHEM 107 OR CHEM 111 & LAB OR CHEM 112 & LAB

4

Earth/Space Science (GEOL 103 at USC Aiken)

4

SPAN 109 and SPAN 110 (two semesters of the same language)

6

SPCH 140*

3

HIST 101 OR HIST 102

3

HIST 111 OR HIST 112

3

ARTH 105 OR ARTH 106 OR RELG 120** OR MUSC 110

3

Non-Western World Studies (**RELG 120 satisfies both this requirement AND a humanities)

3

PSYC 101 OR SOCY 101 OR ECON 221 OR ECON 222 OR ECON 224 OR ANTH 102 OR POLI 101 (select 2)

6

POLI 201

3

UNIV 101

3

* Must have grade of C or better

 

 Education Program Requirements 

 Pre-Professional Program Requirements* (24 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

EDUC 210 OR 110 L Clinical Observation & Analysis

1

EDUC 245 Technology Integration

2

EDUC 300 Mathematics for Instructional Purposes

3

EDFN 321 Dynamics of American Public Education

3

EDPY 330 Lifespan Growth & Development

3

EDPY 235 Introduction to Educational Psychology

3

EDEX 200 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

3

EDRD 218 Children’s Literature

3

EDEL 225 Teaching Health and PE in the Elementary School

3

Professional Program (13 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

EDEL 445 Classroom Assessment

3

EDEL 432 STEM in Elementary School

4

EDRD 430 Foundations in Reading in Elementary and Special Education

3

EDRD 422 Instructional Practices in Elementary School Literacy and Creative Arts

3

 Fall Block (14 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

EDEL 443 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School

4

EDRD 421 Assessment of Reading in Elementary Education

3

EDEL 441 Classroom Management

3

EDEL 431 Teaching Math in the Elementary School

4

EDRD 423 Content Area Reading and Writing

3

Senior Block - Second Semester (15 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

EDEL 476 Senior Seminar (Taken together with EDEL 470)

3

EDEL 470 Teaching Internship

12

Total Hours for Major : 

128