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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Elementary Education - BA, BS


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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 3.0 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    2    
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  
Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) Course   3   ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course    3   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   ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3    
TEAL 3000: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI)   3     ELED 4150: 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 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   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 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     ELED 4000: Teaching Science and Practicum Level III   3    
ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2     ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4032: Teaching Language Arts Practicum   1      ELED 4062: 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 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2     ELED 4056: Elementary Content Practicum  3   
ELED 4042: 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 3   ELED 5150: Student Teaching: Elementary   3-9    
Professional Anchor Course 3   ELED 5250: Elementary Education Student Teaching Seminar   3    
Professional Anchor Course 3   Professional Anchor Course  3  
Professional Anchor Course 3        
Professional Anchor Course 3        
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Professional Anchor (24 credits)


Employment Requirements


Enhancement Options


  • Teaching Enhancement - See advisor for course list
  • Content Enhancement - See advisor for course list

EMPowerment Option


  • Early Masters Program - See advisor for requirements

 

*A Middle School Math Endorsement is also available. See the advisor for a course list.

**The student must be actively working with a faculty mentor on an undergraduate research project and be admitted to the EMPowerment options.

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