B.S.Ed. in Early Grades Preparation (PreK-4)

College of Education and Social Work
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science Requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
GEO 101 must be one of the Behaviorial & Social Science courses
Humanities requirements6
Arts Requirment3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Major Requirements
MAT 102Mathematics for Teachers of Children II3
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
EDF 255Evolution of Schooling in U.S.3
EGP 209Child Development: Prebirth - 5 Years3
EGP 210Middle Childhood & Adolescent Development3
EGP 220Theory/Field Experiences in the Early Grades3
EDR 304Teaching Language Arts Pre-K-43
EDR 307Foundation in Reading PreK-43
EGP 322Pre-K Methods and Field6
EGP 326Families and Community Relations3
EDP 353Assessment for Learning: Early Grades3
EDR 345Literacy Development and Students in Inclusive Classrooms3
MAT 351Methods for Teaching Children Math3
SCE 320Science Methods for Grades PK-43
EDA 303Special Ed: Processes/Procedures for General Educators2
EDM 349Technology Tools to Transform Teaching and Learning1
EDR 317Reading Instruction and Practicum PreK-46
EGP 335Teaching Social Studies and Health in the Early Grades3
EGP 400Classroom Management3
EGP 402Engaging Learners: Integrating Academic/Social Development for High Achieving Equitable Classrooms3
EGP 410Student Teaching6
EGP 411Student Teaching6
Total Minimum Credits Required120

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The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
EGP 209 Child Development: Prebirth - 5 Years 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
MAT 101 Mathematics for Teachers of Children I 3
SCI 101 The Carbon Cycle 3
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
 Credits15
Semester Two
EGP 210 Middle Childhood & Adolescent Development 3
WRT 200 Critical Writing and Research 3
MAT 102 Mathematics for Teachers of Children II 3
SCI 102 Electricity With Physical And Bio Applic 3
GEO 101 World Geography 3
LIT 219 Literature for Young Children 3
 Credits18
Year Two
Semester Three
EGP 220 Theory/Field Experiences in the Early Grades 3
HIS 150 The American Experience 3
EDR 304 Teaching Language Arts Pre-K-4 3
EDR 307 Foundation in Reading PreK-4 3
PSC 100 U.S. Government and Politics 3
 Credits15
Semester Four
EGP 326 Families and Community Relations 3
EGP 322 Pre-K Methods and Field 6
EDF 255 Evolution of Schooling in U.S. 3
SPK 208 Public Speaking 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 351 Methods for Teaching Children Math 3
MDA 240 Integrating the Arts within the Elementary Classroom 3
LAN 382 Teaching English Language Learners PK-12 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Semester Six
SCE 320 Science Methods for Grades PK-4 3
EDR 345 Literacy Development and Students in Inclusive Classrooms 3
EDP 353 Assessment for Learning: Early Grades 3
EDM 349 Technology Tools to Transform Teaching and Learning 1
EDA 303 Special Ed: Processes/Procedures for General Educators 2
Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
EGP 335 Teaching Social Studies and Health in the Early Grades 3
EGP 400 Classroom Management 3
EGP 402 Engaging Learners: Integrating Academic/Social Development for High Achieving Equitable Classrooms 3
EDR 317 Reading Instruction and Practicum PreK-4 6
 Credits15
Semester Eight
EGP 410 Student Teaching 6
EGP 411 Student Teaching 6
 Credits12
 Total Credits120