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Elementary Education Advisement Sheet

Suggested Undergraduate Degree Program Plan 
Teacher Certification for Grades P-5

SEMESTER 1
GEN ED/MJR 
HOURS
PSY 100
Category C
3
*Prerequisite for PSY 310
ENG 100
Category A
3
COMM 145 or 161 
Category A
3
General Ed. 
Category B
3
MATH  109
Category D
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
15
 
SEMESTER 3 
GEN ED/TED/MJR 
HOURS
EDU 250
TED
3
PSY 310
TED
3
ENG 300
Category A
3
CIS 141 or CS 145
MJR
3
MATH 206
MJR
3
General Ed. (Physical Sc)
Category D
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
18
 
SEMESTER 5 
GEN ED/TED/MJR 
HOURS
General Ed.
Category B
3
LME 318
MJR
3
HIST 456/GEOG 451
MJR
3
General Ed.*
Category A (Foreign Language)
3
ART 310
MJR
3
General Ed.
Category E
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
18
 
SEMESTER 7
MJR/TED
HOURS
ELED 405
TED
3
ELED 406
TED 
3
ELED 465
TED 
3
General Ed.
Category F
2 or 3
PE 354
MJR 
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
14
or 15

SEMESTER 2
GEN ED/MJR
HOURS
HIST 119/120
Category C
3
MATH 205
MJR
3
Category C Elective
Category C
3
BIOL 113/114 
Category D (Science w/Lab)
4
ENG 200
Category B
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
16
 
SEMESTER 4
GEN ED/MJR/TED
HOURS
LTCY 320
TED
3
EXED 330
TED
3
MATH 308
MJR
3
ENG 302
MJR
3
MUS 311
MJR
3
ELED 345
TED
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
18
 
SEMESTER 6
MJR/TED
HOURS
ELED 355
TED
3
ELED 365
TED
3
ELED 407
TED
3
MUS 314
MJR
3
LTCY 420
MJR
3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
15
  
SEMESTER 8
MJR/TED
HOURS
EDU 489
TED (Student Teaching Sem.)
3
ELED  490
TED (Student Teaching)
10
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
13
 
TOTAL HOURS FOR DEGREE
128

PROGRAM NOTES

  • TED – Professional Teacher Education Class
  • MJR – Class Required for the Major
  • GEN ED – General Education
  • Students must be admitted to Teacher Education in order to register for Block I . This process will begin while enrolled in  EDU 250.
  • Testing requirement must be complete  and students must obtain a 2.5 GPA before ELED 345 registration
  • A grade of a C or better is required in all Professional Teacher Education Classes (noted as TED on guide sheet).
  • A grade of C or better is required for all Major courses
  • Students may be required to complete six hours of foreign language depending on the course level they begin with

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 Last Modified 7/19/13