Course Requirements for the BA Educational Studies, Elementary Education option

  Courses Credits

Core Courses

  • BEDUC 205 – Education and Equity in the U.S.
  • BEDUC 210 – Multicultural Education and Transformative
  • BEDUC 300 – Theory and Practice of Educational Research
  • BEDUC 310 – Theories of Learning, Culture, and Identity
20

Learning, Equity, and Instruction Courses

  • BEDUC 403 – Intro to Special Education
  • BEDUC 441 – Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, and the Structure of English
  • BEDUC 330 – Race, Culture, and Identity in the Classroom
  • BEDUC402 – Human Growth and Learning
  • BEDUC 419 – Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Mathematics
  • BEDUC 423 - Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Health, Fitness, and Issues of Abuse
  • B EDUC 340 – STEAM Education
  • BEDUC 409 - Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Reading, Writing, and Communication
  • BEDUC 421 - Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Earth, Physical, and Life Sciences
35

Advanced Pedagogy and Internship courses

  • Integrated Content in the Classroom: Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies Pedagogy Suite
  • Intro to Field Placement
  • Professional Educator Seminar
  • Teaching Internship
30

Pick one of the following endorsement areas*

SPED

  • BEDUC 403 – Intro to Special Education
  • Planning for Student Success in an Inclusive Classroom
  • Assessment in Special and Inclusive Education
  • Instruction in Inclusive settings
20

ESOL

  • BEDUC 441 – Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, and the Structure of English
  • Practicum in English to Speakers of other Languages
  • Curriculum and Instruction in ESOL
  • Leadership and Program Level Assessment in ESOL
18

* As a part of the Elementary Education option, students are required to add an endorsement in either Special Education (SPED) or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

 

 

 

 

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