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Elementary School Certification Program


Language Arts (18 credit hours)
(9 credit hours of literature and 9 credit hours of oral and written expression)
EDUC E449 Trade Books in the Classroom (3 cr.) or
  ENG L390 Children’s Literature (3 cr.)

World Literature (two courses, one of which must be selected from those with an asterisk)
ENG L115 Literature for Today (3 cr.)
ENG L202 Literary Interpretation (3 cr.)
ENG L203 Introduction to Drama (3 cr.)*
ENG L204 Introduction to Fiction (3 cr.)*
ENG L205 Introduction to Poetry (3 cr.)*
ENG L206 Introduction to Nonfictional Prose (2 cr.)*
ENG L213 Literary Masterpieces I (3 cr.)*
ENG L214 Literary Masterpieces II (3 cr.)*
ENG L220 Introduction to Shakespeare (3 cr.)
ENG L301 Critical and Historical Survey of English Literature I (3 cr.)
ENG L302 Critical and Historical Survey of English Literature II (3 cr.)
ENG L370 Black American Writing (3 cr.)
ENG L381 Recent Writing (3 cr.)

Oral Expression (3 credit hours)
COMM R110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3 cr.)

Written Expression (3 credit hours)
ENG W131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.)

Oral and Written Electives
Sufficient courses from the following to complete 9 credit hours in oral and written expression:
COMM C180 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.)
COMM R227 Argumentation and Debate (3 cr.)
COMM R228 Discussion and Group Methods (3 cr.)
COMM R320 Advanced Public Speaking (3 cr.)
COMM R321 Persuasion (3 cr.)
ENG W132 Elementary Composition II (3 cr.)
ENG W206 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 cr.)
ENG W233 Intermediate Expository Writing (3 cr.)
ENG W250 Writing in Context (3 cr.)
ENG W290 Writing in the Arts and Sciences (3 cr.)
ENG W350 Advanced Expository Writing (3 cr.)

Science (15 credit hours)
EDUC Q200 Basic Science Skills (3 cr.)

Biological Sciences (3-5 credit hours)
BIOL K101 Concepts of Biology (5 cr.)
BIOL N100 Contemporary Biology (3 cr.)
BIOL N212 Human Biology (2 cr.)
BIOL N213 Human Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)

Physical Sciences (3-5 credit hours)
CHEM C100 World of Chemistry (3 cr.)
CHEM C101 Elementary Chemistry (3 cr., without laboratory)
CHEM C105 Principles of Chemistry (5 cr., lecture, recitation, laboratory)
PHYS 100 Physics in the Modern World (5 cr.)
PHYS 200 Our Physical Environment (3 cr.)
PHYS 201 General Physics I (5 cr.)
PHYS 202 General Physics II (5 cr.)

Earth Sciences (3-5 credit hours)
GEOG G107 Physical Systems of the Environment (3 cr.)
GEOL G107 Environmental Geology (3 cr.)
GEOL G109 Geology: Evolution of the Earth (3 cr.)
GEOL G110 Geology: The Earth’s Environment (3 cr.)
Science Elective (3-5 cr.). Choose one of the courses listed above or any science course not already taken.

Social Studies (12 credit hours)
GEOG G110 Introduction to Human Geography (3 cr.)
HIST H105 American History I (3 cr.) or
  HIST H106 American History II (3 cr.)
HIST H108 Perspectives on the World to 1800 (3 cr.) or
  HIST H109 Perspectives on the World Since 1800 (3 cr.) or
  HIST H113 History of Western Civilization I (3 cr.) or
  HIST H114 History of Western Civilization II (3 cr.)
Electives from Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology (3 cr.)

Mathematics (9 credit hours)
MATH 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
MATH 130 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3 cr.) and
MATH 132 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III (3 cr.) or
EDUCE495 Problem Solving in the Context of Teaching Math (6 cr.)

Fine Arts (5 credit hours)
HER H100 Art Appreciation (3 cr.)
MUS E241 Introduction to Music Fundamentals (2 cr.)

Physical Education (2-3 credit hours)
HPER H160 First Aid (3 cr.)
HPER P290 Movement Experiences for Preschool and Elementary Children (2 cr.)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (53-59 credit hours)

Please see an advisor for information about the required course sequence.

EDUC E325 Social Studies in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
EDUC E328 Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
EDUC E339 Methods of Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School (3 cr.)
EDUC E340 Methods of Teaching Reading I (3 cr.)
EDUC E341 Methods of Teaching Reading II (3 cr.)
EDUC E343 Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
EDUC H340 Education and American Culture (3 cr.)
EDUCK205 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3 cr.)
EDUCK206 Teaching Methods for Students with Special Needs (3 cr.)
EDUC M101, M201, M301, M401 Laboratory/Field Experiences (6 sections, 1 cr. each)
EDUC M323 The Teaching of Music in the Elementary Schools (2 cr.)
EDUC M333 Art Experiences for the Elementary Teacher (2 cr.)
EDUC M425 Student Teaching: Elementary (10-16 cr.)
EDUC P251 Educational Psychology for Elementary Teachers (3 cr.)
EDUC W200 Microcomputing for Education: An Introduction (3 cr.)

Cross-Cultural Studies (6 credit hour minimum)
EDUC M300 Teaching in a Pluralistic Society

Elective (3 credit hours)

Select from the following options:
Language-—Two courses 100 level or above in a language other than English, but which might include American Sign Language, will be required.

Area Study—-At least one 200- to 400-level course with a definite focus on a non–United States cultural background selected from a discipline such as anthropology, political science, history, religion, etc., but not a ‘‘global problems’’ type course, will be required.

Overseas Study—-Experience in this area would be by credit earned in any of the IU approved study-abroad programs.

Student Teaching-—Experience in one of the several available Special Cultural Immersion Student Teaching Projects would satisfy the requirement beyond M300.

With careful planning choices may be incorporated into the general-education or professional study requirements. Advisor approval is required for each option.

ELECTIVES (12-21 credit hours)

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