2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education Endorsement, PreK-6 (English)

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 54
Electives 0
Other Requirements 26
Total Credit Hours 120

English Curriculum

(For persons who do not have a B.S. or B.A. Degree)

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 100
100L
Biological Science
and Biological Science Lab
4
Select one of the following: 3
Computer Literacy  
Society/Technology  
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
HIS 102 United States History to 1865 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
MTH 105 Intermediate Algebra 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
Select one of the following: 1
Physical Science Laboratory  
Biological Science Lab  
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits31
Second Year
ENG 203 Advanced Communication Skills 3
ENG 207 Introduction to World Literature 3
FIA 370
African/Afro-American Art
or Music Appreciation
3
Select one of the following: 3
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT  
African American Politics  
Psychology of the African-American  
INT 308 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3
MTH 141 Elements of Mathematics for Teachers I 3
MTH 142 Elements of Mathematics for Teachers II 3
EDU 486
Human Growth and Development
or Developmental Psychology
3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits28
Third Year
EED 360 Curriculum and Instruction for Primary Grades (pre K-3rd Grade) (PreK-3rd) 3
EED 450 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School 3
EED 465 Methods and Materials for Teaching Science, Mathematicsand Technology 3
EED 470 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School 3
ENG 306 Introduction to Literary Criticism 3
ENG 315 Survey of English Literature I 3
ENG 341 American Literature I 3
INT 322 Approaches to Critical Analysis 3
INT 375 Language and Society 3
INT 360 Foundations of Research in Interdisciplinary Studies 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
EED 461 Curriculum and Instruction for Early School (Grades 4-6) 3
EED 490 Diagnostic Reading 3
ENG 452 Literature for Children and Adolescence 3
INT 350 Trends and Issues in Diverse Population 3
SCI 381 Science for Teachers 3
SCI 381L Science for Teachers Laboratory 1
EED 499 Directed Teaching and Seminar 12
 Credits28
 Total Credits117

Note: Students must pass PRAXIS I (or equivalent) and apply for admission to Teacher Education at the end of 60 hours.