Education Studies

Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education (K-6)

EDUCATION STUDIES DEGREES DO NOT QUALIFY RECIPIENTS FOR STATE LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION.

Student wishing to become licensed/certified in the state of Delaware will automatically be transitioned into the appropriate parallel licensure/certification program upon submitting a complete and official Praxis Series Core Academic Skills for Educator score report that meets the passing scores set by the Delaware Department of Education. All courses successfully completed as part of your Education Studies degree will seamlessly transfer to your licensure/certificate program.

Program Requirements

Candidates are expected to complete all requirements associated with the Bachelor of Science in Education Studies with a concentration in Elementary Education K-6. Candidates must register for and complete EDU 102 E-folio and EDU 203 Available Online Instructional Technology as initial courses in the program. These courses are pre-requisites for all other education courses. In EDU 203 Available Online, candidates will learn more about the importance and usefulness of E-folio and will also learn to use a variety of technology applications designed to enhance teaching and learning. The grade of D is the minimum grade accepted for all College of Education core courses (ECE, EDU, RDG, and EPY).

Parallel Curriculum

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Education Studies, Elementary Education K-6 is the same as for the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, K-6, EXCEPT that no clinical/methods courses are included. See notes below.

Curriculum

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General Education Requirements (54 credits)

BCS 206 Available Online Computer Applications for Business
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FYE 101 Available Online First Year Experience

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

ENG 320 Available Online Advanced Composition

HIS 204 Available Online World History

HIS 300 Available Online World and Regional Geography

HIS 316 Available Online American History

HIS 320 Available Online Global Civilizations

MAT 201 Mathematics for Teachers I

MAT 202 Mathematics for Teachers II

MAT 304 Mathematics for Teachers III

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking

POL 300 Available Online American Politics

SCI 232 Available Online Life and Environmental Science with Lab (4 credits)

SCI 305 Available Online Earth and Space Science with Lab (4 credits)

SCI 307 Physical Science with Lab (4 credits)

Fine Arts Electives (6 credits):

Select 2 courses from: ART 101 Available Online, ART 202 Available Online, ART 210, ART 245, ART 301, ART 302, ART 304, ART 310, ART 315; DRA 105,DRA 110, DRA 140, DRA 200, DRA 307, DRA 330; DSN 110 Available Online; MUS 101 Available Online, MUS 201; TEC 215

Behavioral Science Core (6 credits)

PSY 333 Available Online Psychology of the Exceptional Child

PSY 336 Available Online Child Development

Education Core (36 credits)

ECE 214 Available Online Creating Environments for Learning

EDU 102 E-folio Portfolio

EDU 202 Available Online School Involvement with Families and Community

EDU 203 Available Online Instructional Technology

EDU 304 Available Online Health and Physical Education

EDU 310 Available Online Applied Behavior Analysis and Classroom Culture

EDU 311 Available Online Assistive Technology

EPY 301 Available Online Assessment of Exceptional Children and IEPs

EPY 306 Available Online Educational Psychology and Assessment

EPY 401 Available Online Teaching Diverse Populations/Exceptional Children

RDG 300 Available Online Language Development and Early Literacy

RDG 301 Available Online Teaching of Reading/Writing

RDG 302 Available Online Literature for Children

RDG 306 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties

Electives: To meet the 120 credits requirement, to be determined in consultation with the Program Chair or Academic Advisor

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Additional Requirements for Teacher License/Certification

Education Studies majors may NOT register for any of the following courses:

ECE 203 Available Online Methods of Teaching Art, Music, and Movement (PRAXIS (core)/II required)

ECE 204 Available Online Integrated Methods for Language Arts, Social Studies, English, and Math (PRAXIS (core)/II required)

ECE 450 Student Teaching (3.0 GPA, background checks, health certificates, and PRAXIS (core)/II required)

EDU 390 Available Online Practicum I (PRAXIS (core) and TB certificate required)

EDU 391 Practicum II (PRAXIS (core) and TB certificate required)

EDU 392 Practicum III (PRAXIS (core) and TB certificate required)

EDU 402 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Elementary Language Arts/Reading (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 403 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Elementary Social Sciences (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 404 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Elementary Science (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 405 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Elementary Math (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 407 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Middle Level Language Arts/Reading (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 408 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Middle Level Social Studies (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 409 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Middle Level Science (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 410 Integrated Approaches to Teaching Middle Level Mathematics (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 451 Student Teaching (3.0 GPA, background checks, health certificates, and PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

EDU 499 Clinical Assessment in the Classroom (taken along with ECE 450 or EDU 451)

RDG 401 Available Online Methods of Teaching Language/Literacy (PRAXIS (core)/ PRAXIS II required)

Enrollment in the above courses requires admission to a teacher licensure/certification program and some or all of the following: health and/or TB certificates, passing scores on Praxis exams, State of Delaware and F.B.I. criminal background checks, clearance by the Delaware Child Protection Registry, and approval from the Office of Clinical Studies.


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.