B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies for Elementary Educators (IS.EDE.BA)

Major Requirements/Interdisciplinary (42 credits)
Select one course from the following list:3
(Any of the following English courses satisfy Literature (LIT) in General Education)
Foundations of British Literature
Foundations of American Literature
Non-European Literature in English
EN-342Children's and Young Adult Literature3
EN-470Theory and Practice of Writing3
MA-205Number Systems3
(Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)
MA-206Algebraic Thinking, Probability and Statistics3
MA-207Elementary Geometry3
MA-305Mathematical Problem Solving3
BY-113Introduction to Structure and Function of Living Systems3
BY-114Unity and Diversity of Life3
(BY-113 and BY-114 satisfy Natural Science (NS) in General Education)
BY-202Human Biology and Health3
PH-101Physics in Our Lives3
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
(This course satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD) and Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
IS-410Integrative Seminar for Elementary Education3
Major Requirements/Education (42 credits) 1
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I,Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3
EDL-327Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
ED-360Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
EDS-337Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3
EDS-338Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-350Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar 2
9
Other Major Requirements (21-22 credits)
CE-101Chemistry in Our Lives3
Select 3-4 credits from the following courses:3-4
Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Pre-Calculus Modeling for the Biological Sciences
Calculus for the Biological Sciences
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
Statistics with Applications
Select 15 credits from the following list:15
Economics for Social Science
Western Civilization in World Perspective I
Western Civilization in World Perspective II
HS-101 and HS-102 satisfy Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) in General Education)
United States History I
United States History II
American National Government
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
Free Electives (0 credits) 3
Select up to 0 credits of free electives 30
General Education Requirements (15 credits) 4
The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 15 credits. 415
Total Credits120-121

Additional Endorsements Available

  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary
  • Early Childhood Endorsement P-3
  • MID - Middle School Social Studies, English, Math, and Science

Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD) Endorsement included in this program.

Notes

  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification

Sequence Chart

Freshman
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
AN-103 Cultural Anthropology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV))3CE-101 Chemistry in Our Lives3
BY-113 Introduction to Structure and Function of Living Systems (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL)3ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3MA-109 Pre-Calculus Mathematics (or select MA-115, MA-116, MA-120, MA-125, or MA-151, please check credit count)4
Electives: One course from '15 credits from List' (See Curr Chart)13Electives: One course from '15 credits from List' (See Curr Chart)13
Semester Credits15Semester Credits16
Sophomore
FallCreditsSpringCredits
Electives: One course from '15 credits from List' (See Curr Chart)13MA-206 Algebraic Thinking, Probability and Statistics3
MA-205 Number Systems (Gen*Ed Mathemathics)3GO-100 People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography (Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL) and Cultural Diversity (CD)3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan (Gen*Ed Writing Intensive (WT3
ED-320 Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensvie (WT3EDL-326 Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I,Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3
BY-114 Unity and Diversity of Life (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3Select EN-227, EN-228, or EN-229 (Satisfies "LIT", Literature in General Education, EN-229 also satisfies "GU", Global Understanding)3
 Electives: One course from '15 credits from List' (See Curr Chart)13
Semester Credits15Semester Credits18
Junior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
PH-101 Physics in Our Lives3BY-202 Human Biology and Health3
ED-361 Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3EDS-338 Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-336 Classroom Management3EN-342 Children's and Young Adult Literature3
MA-207 Elementary Geometry3MA-305 Mathematical Problem Solving (Gen*Ed WT)3
Electives: One course from '15 credits from List' (See Curr Chart)13EDS-350 Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Senior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDS-337 Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3PR-4xx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3
EDL-327 Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II (Gen*Ed WT)3ED-416 Clinical Practice (Gen*Ed EX)8
ED-360 Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
EN-470 Theory and Practice of Writing3 
IS-410 Integrative Seminar for Elementary Education3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 121