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Liberal Studies with EC-6 Education

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Degree Requirements

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Liberal Studies Core Subjects EC-6 Education, B.S.

General Education Curriculum (40)

The Education program uses a modified version of the General Education Curriculum (GEC) listed in this catalog.

English

ENG 1301 Composition I 3 Credits
ENG 1302 Composition II 3 Credits

one of the following courses:

ENG 2324 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
ENG 2326 Exploring American Lit 3 Credits
ENG 2327 Exploring World Lit 3 Credits
ENG 2328 Exploring British Lit 3 Credits

Exercise Science

EXS 1220 Basic Concepts of Wellness 2 Credits

Fine Arts

any 3-hour FAR, MUS or THA

History

HIS 2324 Fundamentals of Modern American History 3 Credits

choose one of the following:

HIS 2301 World History to 1648 3 Credits
HIS 2303 World History Since 1648 3 Credits

Mathematics

MAT 1302 College Algebra 3 Credits

Natural Science

NSC 1402 Introductory Astronomy 4 Credits
CHE 1403 Nature of Physical Science 4 Credits

Religion

choose 3 hours from the following:

REL 1311 Introduction to Jewish Scriptures 3 Credits
REL 1312 Introduction to Christian Scriptures 3 Credits
REL 1313 Introduction to Ethics 3 Credits
REL 1321 Introduction to Comparative Religions 3 Credits
REL 1323 Introduction to Interfaith Leadership 3 Credits

Social Science

choose two of the following:

ECO 2305 Principles of Economics I 3 Credits
POL 2311 American Government I 3 Credits
PSY 1301 General Psychology 3 Credits

Required Related Courses

Exercise Science

EXS 2201 Hlth Phys Ed Activties for Elem Teachers 2 Credits

History

HIS 3322 History of Texas 3 Credits

Geography

GEG 2304 World Geography 3 Credits

Math *

MAT 1304 Math for Liberal Arts 3 Credits
MAT 1305 Adv Fda of Math for Teachers 3 Credits

Natural Science *

BIO 1406 Contemporary Biology 4 Credits

* All EC-6 candidates are required to complete a minimum of 3 math and 3 science courses as a part of their degree plan.

Major Requirements

Professional Development

EDU 2100 Foundations of Education 1 Credit

EDU 3310 Multicultural Education 3 Credits

EC-6 Pedagogy

EDU 2208 Fine Arts Elementary 2 Credits
EDU 2341 Instr/Assess/Class Mgt EC-12 3 Credits
EDU 3318 Intro to Early Childhood Education 3 Credits
EDU 3319 Math for Elementary School Teachers 3 Credits
EDU 3320 Science for Elementary School Teachers 3 Credits
EDU 3338 Technology for Classroom Instr 3 Credits
EDU 4331 Differ Instr Mix-Ability K-12 Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 4340 Envir Process/Assess for E C-6 3 Credits
EDU 4348 Social Studies for Element Schl Teachers 3 Credits

Reading

RDG 3322 Children's Lit 3 Credits
RDG 4345 Teach Wrtg in Elem Classrm 3 Credits
RDG 4401 Beginning Literacy 4 Credits
RDG 4402 Intermediate Literacy 4 Credits

English as a Second Language

EDU 4317 English As a Second Language Methodology 3 Credits

Clinical Teaching

EDU 4608 Clinical Teaching in Elementary School 6 Credits


Electives

Electives will be required if the student has not met a minimum of 120 hours in the program.

Total Hours (120)

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