BS Interdisciplinary Early Childhood - 12 Special Education

Fall 2016

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentration: EC-12 Special Education

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non-Calculus Track)

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours:

BIOL 1308- General Biology (Non-Majors)

PHYS 1405 - Elementary Physics I

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading II

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African-American Literature

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours From:

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

MATH 1350- Mathematics for Elementary/Middle School Teachers



Required Courses for Major

Reading Requirement - 9 Hours:


READ 3390 Literacy Development and Reading Instruction in the Elementary School

READ 4310 - Diagnostic Prescriptive Procedures for Literacy Development

READ 4305 - Teaching Writing: Elementary & Middle School

Major/Certification Courses - 18 Hours:

PEDG 2331 - Technology in Education

SPED 3371 - Appraisal Processes in the Exceptional Learner

SPED 3372 - Behavior Modification & Classroom Management for the Student with Exceptionalities

SPED 3373 - Teaching Reading and Language Arts to the Exceptional Learner

SPED 4307 - Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom

SPED 4311 - Curriculum and Instruction for Lifeskills Classrooms

Math & Science Requirements - 13 Hours:

CHEM 2411 - Integrated Sciences

GEOL 4390 - Rocks and Stars

MATH 3312 - Probability Statistics and Statistical Modeling

MATH 3313 - Elementary Geometry

Pedagogy/Professional Responsibilities - 24 Hours:

PEDG 3300 - Human Development and Learning

PEDG 3350 - Mathematics Methods for Teachers

PEDG 3351 - Social Studies Teaching Strategies

PEDG 3352 - Science Methods for Teachers

PEDG 4340 - Managing Early Childhood Classroom Environment

PEDG 4350 - Instructional Technology and Assessment

PEDG 4650 - Student Teaching Elementary


Other

Additional Course Requirements - 18 Hours:

One From:

  • ARTS 3371 - Study in Visual Art
  • MUSI 3371 - Music for Elementary Teachers

EACH 4303 - Instructional Strategies for Early Childhood

PEDG 2310 - Introduction to Teacher Education

PEDG 2342 - Diversity of Learners

READ 3393 - Emergent Literacy

READ 3360 - Children's and Young Adult Literature

Hours

125