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Elementary Education Teacher Certificate

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Elementary Education Teacher Certificate(128 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, and begin the University Writing Portfolio.
First Year
First TermHours
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
H D 101 [SSCI]3
MATH 2513
MUS 153 [ARTS] or Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
SCIENCE 101 [SCI]4
Second TermHours
Endorsement Course13
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
HISTORY 110 [HUM] or 111 [HUM]3
MATH 252 [QUAN]3
SCIENCE 102 [SCI]4
Second Year
First TermHours
Endorsement Course13
ENGLISH 2013
GEOLOGY 101 4
POL S 101 [SSCI] or ECONS 102 [SSCI]3
TCH LRN 3013
Complete WEST-B (if minimum required scores on SAT or ACT are not met)
Second TermHours
BIOLOGY 102 or 1064
Endorsement Courses16
HISTORY 120 [DIVR]3
TCH LRN 3073
Certify in Major
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
ED PSYCH 4013
TCH LRN 320 or 3213
TCH LRN 3523
TCH LRN 4021
TCH LRN 4452
TCH LRN 48323
Second TermHours
Endorsement Course13
TCH LRN 306 [M] or 322 [M]3
TCH LRN 310 [M]2
TCH LRN 3713
TCH LRN 3903
TCH LRN 4051
Fourth Year
First TermHours
Endorsement Course 13
SPEC ED 420 3
TCH LRN 3303
TCH LRN 3853
TCH LRN 4133
TCH LRN 490 [CAPS]3
Second TermHours
TCH LRN 41516

Footnotes

1Endorsement Courses: Students seeking a BA in Elementary Education must complete at least 20 credit hours in an endorsable area. See Specific Subject area requirements.
2TCH LRN 483 must be completed prior to the Fourth Year.
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