ELEMENTARY EDUCATION TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM (M.ED., BS) K-6 WITH READING AND ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL) ENDORSEMENTS 

The following Program of Study (POS) is required for Elementary Education majors. Any deviation from this plan may lead to additional semesters at Jacksonville University. Transfer students and students changing majors must meet with an Education Faculty Advisor to develop a Program of Study prior to registration for Education courses.

All courses with a prefix of EDU, ELE, and PE and those designated with an asterisk (*) must have a grade of “C” or better. The School of Education does not grant + or – grades.

The Elementary Education Teaching major prepares students in the Teacher Education Program for certified positions as elementary education teachers in public and private school settings, grades K-6.


PROGRAM OF STUDY (POS)


Freshman-Semester One (Fall)

Code Course Credit
EDU 103 PM 1- Introduction and Foundations in Education 3
EDU 102 Human Development and Learning 3
MATH 110*

Mathematics of Motion and Change (One mathematics course from the following must be completed: MATH 110, MATH 112, or MATH 140)

3
ENGL 103 Introduction to Writing 3
CS I50 Personal Productivity in Technology 3
Subtotal: 15


Freshman - Semester Two (Spring)

Code Course Credit
EDU 104 PM 2- ESOL & Diversity 5
ENGL 203 World Literature 3
PS 104/116* Astronomy and Lab 4
XX xxx Required Elective 3
Subtotal: 15


Sophomore - Semester Three (Fall)

Code Course Credit
EDU 201 PM 3- Planning and Curriculum 5
ELE 202 CM 1- Mathematics I 5
HIST 150 The Modern World 3
ECON 201 Macroeconomics 3
Subtotal: 16


Sophomore - Semester Four (Spring)

Code Course Credit
EDU 325 PE/Health in the Elementary School 3
ELE 203 CM 2- Literacy 5
POL 205* American National Government 3
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
XX xxx Required Elective 3
Subtotal: 17


Junior - Semester Five (Fall)

Code Course Credit
ELE 302 CM 3- Social Studies 6
ELE 304 CM 4- Technology 6
EDU 301 PM 4- Instructional Strategies
& Classroom Management
3
Subtotal: 15


Junior - Semester Six (Spring)

Code Course Credit
ELE 306 CM 5- Mathematics II 6
ELE 308 CM 6- Science 6
IS xxx International Studies Core 3
Subtotal: 15

Senior - Semester Seven (Fall)

Code Course Credit
ELE 403 Music & Art 3
ELE 412 CM 7 - ESOL II and Literacy II 6
EDU 414WI PM 5 - Best Practices in Teaching 3
HUMN xxx Humanities Core 3
Subtotal: 15

Senior -Semester Eight (Spring)

Code Course Credit
ELE 416 CM 8 - Educational Assessment &
Application of Differentiated Instruction
8
EDU 415SI PM 6 - Assessment of Learning 3
XX xxx Fine Arts Core 3
Subtotal: 14

Masters Year - Semester Nine (Fall)
The 15 credit semester is comprised of three (3) graduate level courses in addition to the 6 credit, 400 hour student teaching experience.

Code Course

Credit

EDU 507 Clinical Applications and Demonstrations for
Reading Endorsement
3
EDU 513 Introduction to Action Research
in Education
3
EDU 524 Student Teaching Seminar 3

EDU 553

Student Teaching

6

Subtotal: 15

Masters Year - Semester Ten (Spring)

Code Course Credit
EDU 533 Teacher Leadership I 3
EDU 534 Teacher Leadership II 3
EDU 543 Action Research I 3
EDU 544 Action Research II 3

EDU 525

Graduate Seminar

3

Subtotal: 15

Total:

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