Program Requirements

Hours: 18-19

Minor Core Courses - 7 Hours 

EDU 207 Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)
EDU 235 Communication Development and Disorders (3)
Service Learning - 1 Hour

Minor Elective Courses - 11-12 Hours (Choose Four Courses)*

Prefix Codes:

  • AED - Art Education
  • AYA - Adolescent to Young Adult Education
  • ECE - Early Childhood Education
  • EDU - Education
  • MCE - Middle Childhood Education
  • SED - Special Education

*Practicum Courses and Student Teaching do NOT satisfy this requirement.

Learner Characteristics

ECE 230 Observing and Understanding the Whole Child (3)
SED 215 Human Exceptionalities (3)
SED 351 Intro to Learning Disabilities (3)

The Learning Context

AYA 345 Intro to Secondary Education (3)
ECE 321 Collab Practices in Working with Families, Communities & Peers (3)
EDU 356 Classroom Mgmt & Organization (3)
MCE 300 Intro Middle School (3)
SED 340 Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)

Teaching Methods

AED 290 Comprehensive Art Ed I (3)
ECE 250 Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Observing and Understanding Whole Child (3)
ECE 337 Methods of Teaching Math II (3)
ECE 338 Methods Teaching Social Studies (3)
ECE 339 Methods of Teaching Science (3)
EDU 305 Educational Assessment (3)
EDU 217 Technology in the Instructional Process (2)
EDU 355 Methods of Math Educators (3)
EDU 383 Methods of Teaching Science (3)
EDU 384 Methods of Teach Social Studies (3)
EDU 386 Methods of Teach Language Arts (3)
RDG 215 Theoretical Perspectives and Foundations in Literacy (3)
RDG 304 Children's and Adolescent Literature (3)
RDG 311 Content Area Reading (3)
RDG 330 Phonics and Linguistics (3)
RDG 331 Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (3)
RDG 338 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems (3)
SED 330 Assessment and Diagnosis for Special Education (3)
SED 345 Collaboration and Transition (3)
SED 380 Curriculum & Methods/Students with Mild/Moderate Needs (3)

A grade of "C" or higher is required in all minor courses.
Residency requirement: 6 hours