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Education Courses

Elementary Education (K-6) and English as a New Language/Bilingual Program Requirements

General Education

Course Number   Course Title Credits
IDST 101 or 102 Introduction to Liberal Studies 3
MATH 111 Discrete Mathematics 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
SCIE 121 Great Ideas in Science (Lab) 4
CPSC 107/EDUC 107 Introduction to Computer Applications  3
COMM 101 Foundations of Speech 3
ENGL 204 World Literature II 3
ARTS 101 Two-Dimensional Art Fundamentals   3
MUSI 115 or 116 Music Perceptions I or II 3
HIST 101 or 102 Western Civilization I or II 3
HIST 151 U.S. History I 3
HIST 152 U.S. History II 3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 315 Child & Adolescent Development 3
SOCI 151 Principles of Sociology 3
SOCI 410 Social Stratification 3
MATH 114 Math for Elementary Teachers 3
THEO 140 Introduction to Theology 3
BIOL 121 Biological Science (Lab) 4
EDUC 400  Field Experience/Service Learning 3
EDUC 350 or EDUC 450  Global Experience 3
EDUC 490 Senior Seminar/Capstone 2
EDUC 491 Student Teaching/Internship 12
Core Total 79

 Education Program

Course Number   Course Title Credits
EDUC 200 Transformative Teaching (Fall only) 3
EDUC 201 Field Experience: Intro (co-req, EDUC 200) 1
EDUC 210 Building Relationships w/ Families & Community (Spring only) 3
EDUC 211 Field Experience, Bldg. Rel. (co-req, EDUC 210) 1
EDUC 220 Diverse Learners (Spring only) 3
EDUC 265 Children's Literature (Fall only) 3
EDUC 300 Field Experience K-6/ENL 2
EDUC 310 Reading/Lang. Arts I: K-6 3
EDUC 315 Science/Health: K-6 3
EDUC 330 Integrating the Arts: K-6 3
EDUC 325 Teaching PE/Health: K-6 3
EDUC 301 Field Experience K-6/ENL 2
EDUC 311 Reading/Lang. Arts II: K-6 3
EDUC 320 Assessment & Evaluation 3
EDUC 340 Language Acquisition 3
EDUC 350 Teaching Mathematics: K-6 3
EDUC 400 Field Experience: K-6/ENL 2
EDUC 415 Teaching ENL: K-6 2
EDUC 420 Teaching K-6 Classroom 3
EDUC 425 Culture and the Arts K-6 4
EDUC 490 Senior Seminar 2
EDUC 491 Student Teaching 12
Total Education Courses 50

 

State Examination RequirementsMinimum Scores
SAT or ACT SAT 1100 or ACT 24
OR 
Indiana Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA)Passing Scores:
 Reading (MCQ-multiple choice question): cut score 20,
 Mathematics (MCQ): cut score 19,
 Writing (MCQ): cut score 20
 Writing (CRI-constructed response item): cut score 5
State Licensure Exam Requirementssee Academic Advisor
Additional RequirementsComplete requirements in this order:
TEP - Phase 1Accepted into the Teacher Education Program
ST - Phase 2Student Teaching Application
Graduation & Licensure, Phase 3Cardio and Heimlich Maneuver Certification,
 Suicide Prevention, and State Licensure Tests.

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