Elementary Education: Elementary/Middle Emphasis Requirements (BSE)

Licensure and Writing

Licensure and Writing Requirements - 36 units
LIBMEDIA 201TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS1
EDFNDPRC 210INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION AND TEACHING3
EDFOUND 243FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY (DV)(GI)3
EDFOUND 222CHILD DEVELOPMENT3
EDFOUND 424MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL3
MATH 148MATHEMATICS FOR THE ELEMENTARY TEACHER I (GM) (GM)3
MATH 149MATHEMATICS FOR THE ELEMENTARY TEACHER II3
Select one of the following:3
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES (GS) (GS)
ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY (GM) (GM) (RLS)
Student Teaching
A. SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FOR TWO CREDITS:2
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT MIDDLE SCHOOL
FIELD STUDY IN SECONDARY ESL/BILINGUAL EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION FIELD EXPERIENCES
B. SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FOR TWO CREDITS2
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
FIELD STUDY ESL/BILINGUAL EDUCATION FOR ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL
C. SELECT 10 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:10
DIRECTED TEACHING - ELEMENTARY
DIRECTED TEACHING-MIDDLE SCHOOL
D. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:2
STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR (2 units)
Total Units38

Major and Writing

Major and Writing Requirements - 35 units, 2.00 GPA
ELEMMID 370VISUAL LITERACY AND PERFORMING ARTS INTEGRATION IN THE CLASSROOM5
ELEMMID 324TEACHING OF SCIENCE IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL3
ELEMMID 362CHILDREN'S LITERATURE3
ELEMMID 363THE TEACHING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL3
ELEMMID 418MIDDLE SCHOOL SEMINAR FOCUS ON ASSESSMENT1
ELEMMID 419ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SEMINAR: FOCUS ON CULTURALLY RELEVANT PRACTICES1
ELEMMID 425TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE GRADES3
HEALTHED 382ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION2
READING 360FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL3
READING 461LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND RESPONSIVE INTERVENTION STRATEGIES3
READING 462LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE GRADES5
SPECED 205INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

STUDENTS ARE TO SELECT A MINOR IN ESL/BILINGUAL, ADAPTIVE EDUCATION, LIBRARY/MEDIA, MATHEMATICS, GENERAL SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES, ENGLISH, OR A WORLD LANGUAGE.

Middle-Level Licensure

To qualify for a license to teach at the middle school level, students in the Elementary/Middle Emphasis must complete all the courses in a minor plus any additional licensure requirements for that minor. Special licensure requirements for certain minors include the following (refer to descriptions of the minors for details):

  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education minor: Complete bilingual student teaching or field study
  • Foreign Language minor: Complete a methods course and a four-week immersion experience
  • Library Media K-12 Minor:  Students need to complete an elementary and secondary practicum experience.