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2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Elementary Education General Studies


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

School 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 DegreeWorks 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: 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 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3     ELED 1010: Orientation to Elementary Education   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     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course  3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BCA_Courses-2018.pdf for options.
Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) Course  3   ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course   3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BAI_Courses-2018.pdf for options. PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   4    
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3     Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3  
Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course  3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BHU_Courses-2018.pdf for options. ELED 3101: Classroom Reading Instruction   3    
TEAL 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)    3     ELED 4151: Assessment and Differentiation Across the Curriculum   2    
TEAL 3002: Foundations Practicum   1     SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2    
TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2     TEAL 5711: Language and Cultural Diversity in Schooling   3    
Instructional Repertoire Course: Arts Methods 2-3 See advisor for options  Instructional Repetoire Course: Arts Methods 2-3 See advisor for options
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 4064: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     ELED 4021: Teaching Science in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4031: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2     ELED 4051: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4033: Teaching Language Arts Practicum   1     ELED 4063: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2    
ELED 5105: Motivation and Classroom Management   3     ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education   3    
ELED 4041: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2     ELED 4065: Elementary Content Practicum   3    
ELED 4043: Reading Assessment and Intervention Practicum   1     Professional Anchor Course   3 See advisor for options
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:

Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options
Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options
Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course  3 See advisor for options
Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options
Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options Professional Anchor Course: Content or Teaching Enhancement Course 3 See advisor for options
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Preparation Anchor (11 Credits)


General Studies Professional Anchor


Student must select sufficient credits to reach 120 credits from Professional Anchor: Content Enhancement or Teaching Enhancement courses.  See advisor for lists.

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