2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Designated Disciplines (PreK-12)

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Degree Type Offered: Teacher Licensure

The following are PreK–12 licensure areas: Health and Physical Education, Music (Instrumental or Vocal), Theatre Arts, Visual Arts and World Language (French, Spanish). Candidates may also seek add-on endorsements in Algebra I, Driver Education and English as a Second Language.

Health and Physical Education Licensure (PreK–12)

The same education course sequence as for secondary licensure except EDUC-412. Also refer to the health and physical education major in the Department of Health and Human Sciences section of this catalog.

Music Education (Vocal and Instrumental) Licensure (PreK–12)

Refer to the music department section of this catalog for the education course sequence.

Theatre Arts Education Licensure (PreK–12)

The same education course sequence as for secondary. Also, refer to the Department of Communication Studies and Theatre section of this catalog for the required theatre course sequence.

Visual Arts Education Licensure (PreK–12)

The same education course sequence as for secondary licensure.

World Languages Education Licensure (PreK–12)

The same education course sequence as for secondary licensure.

Add-On Endorsement Options to the Initial Licensure Area (PRAXIS Required):

Algebra I

Refer to the mathematics and computer science department for required coursework.

Driver’s Education

Refer to the health and human sciences department section, ES-441 and ES-445.

English as a Second Language—ESL (PreK–12)

For ESL endorsement, the following courses are required in addition to the major and the education courses listed for either the elementary or secondary licensure.

COMM-100 Oral Communication

EDUC-330 Early Literacy

EDUC-332 Intermediate Literacy

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EDUC-334 Literacy in the Context Area

ENG-110 Effective Writing

ENG-300 Linguistics

EDUC-215 Diversity in the Classroom

EDUC-307 Practicum in Current Teaching Techniques for ESL Endorsement

EDUC-406 Curriculum and Instruction Elem Class Elementary Classroom

FREN/SPAN 6 credits

ENG/FREN/SPAN-317 ESL and World Language Teaching

EDUC-460 Professional ESL Student Teaching

EDUC-465 Professional Student Teaching for Dual ESL Endorsement