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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Elementary Education/Special Education: Severe Emphasis Composite - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Teacher Education and Leadership

Elementary Education/Special Education (Severe) Composite - BS

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  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
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  • Students following the recommended schedule listed below should be able to complete degree requirements in four years (eight semesters). 

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.0 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 1010: Orientation to Elementary Education   2        3  
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     MATH 2010: Algebraic Thinking & Number Sense for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  or MATH 1051: Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)   4  or 4        3  
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3        3  
   3   TEAL 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)   3    
      TEAL 3002: Foundations Practicum   1    
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3  
PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   4     SPED 5040: Foundations of Effective Assessment and Instructional Practices   3    
MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3     Instructional Repertoire Course: Arts Methods 2  
TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2     ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2    
ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3     ELED 4032: Teaching Language Arts Practicum     1    
Instructional Repertoire Course: Arts Methods 2-3   ELED 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2    
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     ELED 4042: Reading Assessment and Intervention Practicum   1    
      ELED 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3    
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPED 5010: Applied Behavioral Analysis 1: Principles, Assessment, and Analysis (QI)   3     SPED 5050: Applied Behavioral Analysis 2: Applications   3    
SPED 5540: Assessment of Persons with Severe Disabilities   2     SPED 5060: Consulting with Parents and Teachers   3    
SPED 5070: Policies and Procedures in Special Education     1-3   Enroll in 3 credits SPED 5520: Curriculum for Secondary-Level Students with Severe Disabilities     3    
SPED 5510: Curriculum for Students with Severe Disabilities     2-4   Enroll in 4 credits SPED 5530: Technology for Teaching Exceptional Learners     2-3    
SPED 5600: Practicum: Instruction in Academic Skills   3     SPED 5610: Practicum: Instruction in Daily Living Skills   4    
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 4000: Teaching Science and Practicum Level III   3     ELED 5150: Student Teaching: Elementary   3-9    
ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2     ELED 5250: Elementary Education Student Teaching Seminar   3    
ELED 4062: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2     SPED 5210: Student Teaching in Special Education: Dual Majors (CI)   3-15   Enroll in 9 credits
TEAL 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   3          
TEAL 5080: Integrating Arts into Academic Learning   3          
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