academic coursework - Grade 1-6

EDU Courses in Undergraduate

Elementary Education Program of Study (Fall 2012 and later, LEP)

Gate I

*EDU 200 — Teachers, Schools and Society (LEP Tier II)
*SED 225 — Introduction to Exceptionalities

Gate II

EDU 317 — Science Education for the Elementary School
EDU 307 — Children’s Literature and Literacy
*EDU 305 — Beginning Readers
*EDU 312 — Integrated Curriculum in the Primary Classroom
EDU 414 — Applications of Child Development

Gate III

EDU 324 — Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
EDU 325 — Best Practices in Classroom Management
*EDU 306 — Developing Readers
*EDU 311 — Responsive Curriculum and Assessment (LEP Tier III)
IDS 471  —  English Language Learners in the Classroom

 * Courses must be taken concurrently. Field work is a major component of these two courses.

Gate IV

Upon the successful completion of the above courses, students will take:
EDU 300 — Student Teaching I
EDU 400 — Student Teaching II
EDU 485 — Student Teaching Seminar