2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education Endorsement, PreK-6

Summary of Degree Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 42
Electives 9
Other Requirements 29
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
BIO 100L Biological Science Lab 1
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
CHM 100L
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory
or Physical Science Laboratory
1
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
HIS 103 United States History Since 1865 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
MTH 105 Intermediate Algebra 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits31
Second Year
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
ENG 203 Advanced Communication Skills 3
FIA 370
African/Afro-American Art
or African-American Music
3
ENG 207 Introduction to World Literature 3
PSY 211 Basic Principles of Psychology 3
EDU 486
Human Growth and Development
or Developmental Psychology
3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
SCI 381 Science for Teachers 3
PSY 270 Psychological Statistics 3
SCI 381L Science for Teachers Laboratory 1
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits32
Third Year
EED 360 Curriculum and Instruction for Primary Grades (pre K-3rd Grade) (PreK-3) 3
EED 450 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School 3
EED 461 Curriculum and Instruction for Early School (Grades 4-6) 3
EED 465 Methods and Materials for Teaching Science, Mathematicsand Technology 3
MTH 141 Elements of Mathematics for Teachers I 3
MTH 142 Elements of Mathematics for Teachers II 3
PSY 360 Experimental Psychology 3
PSY XXXPsychology Electives 1 9
 Credits30
Fourth Year
EED 470 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School 3
EED 490 Diagnostic Reading 3
EED 499 Directed Teaching and Seminar 12
INT 350 Trends and Issues in Diverse Population 3
PSY 340 Psychology of the African-American 3
PSY 492 Psychology Seminar 3
 Credits27
 Total Credits120

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