Lower and Upper Elementary Education, BS

SUBJECT TO MDE APPROVAL

Requirements for the BS in Lower and Upper Elementary Education

General Education Core 25 hours

(The following general education requirements are covered in the major or professional studies core: Lab Science, Social and Behavioral Science, Quantitative Competency, Diversity, and Historical Context.)

Lower and Upper Elementary Education (PK-6) Grade Bands 71 hours

Literacy 15 hours

ECS 4443Emerging Language and Literacy

3

RDG 3313Children's Literature

3

RDG 3333Writing Workshop

3

RDG 4303Reading and Language Arts

3

RDG 4313Reading for Content Knowledge

3

Mathematics 16 hours

ECS 3243Math and Science for Young Children

3

MAT 1103Intermediate Algebra

3

MAT 2213Math for Elementary Teachers I

3

MAT 2223Math for Elementary Teachers II

3

MAT 3334Algebraic, Proportional, and Mathematical Reasoning

4

Science 11 hours

BIO 1011Biological Science I Lab

1

BIO 1013Biological Science I

3

MAT 3313Math and Science for the Elementary Teacher

3

NSC 2104Physical Science with Lab

4

Social Studies 9 hours

EDU 2313Social Studies Foundations

3

 

GEO 1013Introduction to Geography

3

OR

GEO 3113World Regional Geography

3

 

HIS 2513United States History to 1877

3

Core PK-6 Elementary Courses 20 hours

ECS 3523Early Childhood Learning and Standards

3

ECS 4313Classroom Interactions

3

ECS 4613Special Needs Children and Families

3

EDS 3153Accommodations and Transitions

3

EDU 2232Strategies of Teaching the Whole Child

2

ESL 3903Teaching Literacy to Linguistically-Diverse Learners

3

RDG 3413Adolescent Literature

3

Professional Studies 29 hours

Total Credit Hours: 125