Colleges and Schools
|Core Curriculum Requirements||Hours|
|ENGL 1303, 1304||6|
|Mathematics (MATH 1310)||3|
|Math/Reasoning (MATH 1313)||3|
|HIST 1377 and 1378||6|
|POLS 1336 and 1337||6|
(three hours must be writing intensive)
|**State Board for Educator Certification requires an additional six semester hours of approved 2000-level courses in English|
At least one specialization of 18 semester hours, of which nine are advanced, is required in one of the following academic fields. Students may substitute more advanced courses for which they have prerequisite courses with a College of Education advisor's approval. Special sections of some courses may be offered; please check with advisors in 112 Farish Hall. Be sure to check prerequisites before enrolling for these courses.
Academic specialization in Spanish
(see Spanish specialization below) plus
(Also see Human Development and Family Studies Department in the College of Technology for additional Pre-K-6th grade certification)
Nine semester hours advanced GEOL courses
Six hours 2000-level ENGL, ENGL 3306, plus
Three hours advanced literature, and
Three hours advanced writing, and
Three hours selected advanced grammar or linguistics
Three hours advanced HLT
Nine hours lower level HIST, plus
Nine hours advanced HIST
Nine advanced hours of GEOL or BIOL. All nine hours must be in one or the other discipline.
Nine hours lower level MATH, plus
Nine hours advanced MATH
Six semester hours sophomore-level SPAN plus
Twelve hours advanced SPAN
Twelve advanced hours in Interpersonal COMM courses
The second specialization may be another of the academic specializations listed above or may be a specialization that is not recognized for elementary teacher certification such as, African-American Studies, Asian American Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dance, Theatre, Economics, German, Journalism, Latin, Mexican American Studies, Physics, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology. Students choosing a non-academic specialization must inquire in 112 Farish Hall for information.
If students change their field of teaching specialization, they may be required to take additional courses to meet certification requirements.
For applications and admissions information: firstname.lastname@example.org