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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Elementary Education, BA


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About the Program

Elementary Education reflects what is known about the best practices in teacher education and is aligned with state and national standards for elementary school teacher preparation. Professional courses are grouped together and taken sequentially in 6 semester blocks. Each block has an associated Theory into Practice (TIP) field experience that allows students to apply subject matter knowledge and best practices in school, university, and community settings. The Elementary Education plan of study outlines the required courses to complete the degree for licensure.

For more information about the degree program, visit the COE Office of Advising and Recruiting. For teacher licensure information, visit the Office of Professional Preparation and Licensure.

Degree Requirements


128 Credits Required

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (51-52 credits)


English Literature Acceptable Course List


Movie and film courses are not accepted for the English literature requirement.

Electives (5-6 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.

Program Requirements


(See your advisor for other options in creating your EDTB Educational Plan of Study.)

15-16 Credits


16 Credits


17 Credits


Required before BLOCK III: Basic Skills Competency Tests / Alternative

Spring 2nd Year


16 Credits


16 Credits


16 Credits


15-16 Credits


Required before BLOCK VI: Attempt/Pass Content Tests

16 Credits


Additional Information


Date: ________ Basic Skills Competency Tests/Alternative

Date: ________ Content Tests

Date: ________ GATE A: Admission to Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Date: ________ GATE B: TEP Retention

Notes


 *= Satisfies a University Core Requirement

**= Course included in Professional Education GPA (“B” average with no grade lower than a “C-“)

A 2.80 Graduation GPA and a 3.00 Professional Education GPA are required for Indiana licensure recommendation.

32 credit hours at the 30000 level or above required

Licensure:
Elementary Education: K-6 / Reading Concentration

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

Disclaimer


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