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2020-2021 General Catalog

Elementary Education/Deaf Education - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Teacher Education and Leadership

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  • For more information about Elementary Education, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor (435-797-0391). Current students should also meet with an advisor (435-797-0391) and logon to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

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: The 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   3     COMD 3010: American Sign Language I (CI)   4    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     MATH 2010: Algebraic Thinking & Number Sense for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3    
MATH 1051: Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)  or MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4  or 4     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) Course   3 See link for recommendations. Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3 See link for recommendations.
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3     Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course   3 See link for recommendations.
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3     Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) Course   3 or 4 See link for recommendations.
ELED 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)   3     Arts Methods Course 3 See advisor for options.
ELED 3002: Foundations Practicum   1     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3 See link for recommendations.
TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2     ELED 5105: Motivation and Classroom Management   3    
COMD 3080: American Sign Language Practice   1     TEAL 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   3    
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education   3    
MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3          
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS) Course   3   ELED 4020: Teaching Science in Elementary School    2    

Arts Methods Course

3 See advisor for options. ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2    
COMD 3910: American Sign Language II     4     ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2     ELED 4062: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2    
ELED 4042: Reading Assessment and Intervention Practicum   1     ELED 4056: Elementary Content Practicum   4    
ELED 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     TEAL 5080: Integrating Arts into Academic Learning   3    
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Fourth 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     COMD 4920: American Sign Language IV   4    
COMD 4780: Socio-Cultural Aspects of Deafness   3     COMD 5600: Classroom Teaching Using American Sign Language   3    
COMD 4910: American Sign Language III (CI)   4     COMD 5620: Teaching School Subjects to Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing   3    
COMD 5740: Teaching Reading to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children   3     COMD 5630: Literacy Methods in Early Childhood Deaf Education   3    
COMD 5610: Introduction to Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing   3     SPED 5040: Foundations of Effective Assessment and Instructional Practices   3    
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Communications Literacy Requirement


In addition to satisfying the basic Communications Literacy (CL) general education requirement, students in this major must receive a grade of C+ or better in either ENGL 1010  or ENGL 2010 .

Preparation Anchor (15 credits)


Unless otherwise noted, these courses require a grade of B- or better for Licensure Lane Designation (LLD). Students not receiving these minimum grades may receive General Studies Lane Designation (GSLD).

Content Pedagogy Core (15 credits) (Licensure Lane Designation required) (B- or better)


Grade of B- or higher required for LLD continuation.

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