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Elementary Education Teacher Certificate

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Elementary Education Teacher Certificate(121 Hours)

Candidates for the undergraduate elementary education teacher certificate program will satisfy degree requirements of the Department of Teaching and Learning. The degree will be the Bachelor of Arts. The student should include the following course work within UCORE selections to satisfy prerequisite, degree, and admission to teacher preparation requirements. This course schedule does not include an add-on endorsement.

During the freshman year, students must qualify to enroll in MATH 251, pass the Music 388 competency exam or take MUS 153, and begin the University Writing Portfolio, as students must receive a pass before taking TCH LRN 306.
First Year
First TermHours
BIOLOGY 106 [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]14
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
H D 101 [SSCI]3
MATH prereq, if necessary, or Elective3
Second TermHours
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH 2513
MUS 153 [ARTS]3
Social Science Elective3
Electives3
Second Year
First TermHours
ENGLISH 2013
GEOLOGY 101 [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14
Humanities [HUM]3
TCH LRN 3013
Electives3
Complete WEST-B
Second TermHours
Diversity [DIVR]3
Integrative Capstone [CAPS]3
MATH 252 [QUAN]3
Science Elective3 or 4
Certify Major
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
ED PSYCH 4013
TCH LRN 3072
TCH LRN 3213
TCH LRN 4021
TCH LRN 4452
TCH LRN 4833
Second TermHours
TCH LRN 3043
TCH LRN 310 [M]2
TCH LRN 3223
TCH LRN 3713
TCH LRN 3903
TCH LRN 4051
Fourth Year
First TermHours
SPEC ED 420/4212 or 3
TCH LRN 3303
TCH LRN 3523
TCH LRN 3853
TCH LRN 4132
TCH LRN 4902
Electives2
Second TermHours
TCH LRN 41516

Footnotes

1If both SCIENCE 101 and 102 are taken, students satisfy the biological and physical sciences and laboratory requirement.
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