The graduate program in Elementary Education prepares candidates to work in grades 1-6. Through coursework and field experiences, students develop an understanding of subject matter knowledge, curriculum design, instructional strategies, observation and assessment, communication, and collaboration with families and the community.
|ED 501G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Social Studies and World Geography||4|
|ED 502G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Science, Health and Physical Education||2|
|ED 503G||Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Arts, with Field Experience||2|
|ED 507G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Reading & Language Arts||4|
|ED 571G||Understanding Children with Mild & Moderate Disabilities: Characteristics, Terminology, Practices, Placement & Adaptations||2|
|ED 572G||Child Development and Language Acquisition: Theories, Issues, Practices and Research||2|
|ED 573G||Math Methods for the Elementary School||2|
|GRAD 519||Core Math: Numbers and Operations, Function, Geometry and Algebra||4|
Practicum and Teaching Seminar for Elementary Education (1-6); 300 hours)
Students must receive permission prior to enrolling in a practicum.
|ED 505G||Foundations of Special Education**||2|
|ED 513G||Diagnostic Assessments**||2|
|ED 574G||The Successful & Positive Classroom: Organization, Management & Accountability**||2|
|ED 567G||Response to Intervention Model: History, Characteristics & Implementation**||2|
|Open Elective selected with Academic Advisor||2|
**These courses can be used to complete the master’s degree, as well as to facilitate an additional license in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) once the Elementary initial license is obtained. Courses may also be substituted for other electives with approval from your academic advisor.
Students must pass all MTEL exams appropriate for the Elementary Education Licensure to enroll in the Practicum Course ED 550G.
Course work and program options are subject to change.