Faulkner University

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Degree Plan

The primary purpose of the elementary education major is to provide a candidate with sufficient knowledge in areas of study that are considered important in teaching children. Graduates who complete the prescribed program are qualified to receive the Alabama Class B Teaching Certificate.

Candidates take sixty-one to sixty-six (61-66) semester hours in the University's core curriculum, twenty-eight (28) semester hours of professional education studies, and thirty-three (33) hours in the elementary major field. In the professional and elementary major field courses, there are many opportunities to work with children in diverse placements in schools in the tri-county area.

Semester Hours
Core Requirements 76
Christian Literacy 16
Lower Level Courses 8
BI 1211 Life of Christ 2
BI 1214 Book of Acts 2
BI 2202 Pentateuch 2
BI Elective 2
Upper Level Courses 8
SY 3311 Sociological Concepts of the Family 3
BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage 3
BI Elective 2
Cultural Heritage Literacy 12
HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I 3
HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III 3
HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage 3
HY 1302 Survey of United States History from 1877 to Present 3
Mathematical and Scientific Literacy 24
Mathematics 12
MH 1340 Pre-Calculus Algebra or higher 3
MH 2305 Elementary Math I 3
MH 2306 Elementary Math II 3
Math Elective 3
Natural Science 4
BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology or higher 4
Physical Science 8
PHY 1304/1104 Principles of Physical Science I 4
PHY 1305/1105 Principles of Physical Science II 4
Information and Communication Literacy 15
Composition and Literature 9
EH 1301 English Composition I 3
EH 1302 English Composition II 3
EH 2303 or EH 2304 Survey of American Literature 3
Communication  
Communication requirement satisfied by ED 4998  
Technology 3

        ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom*

3
Foreign Language: 3 hours in a giving foreign language ** 3
Personal and Social Literacy 9
Personal 6
FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Learning 1
FE 1111 Freshman Experience 1
PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness 3
PE Activity 1
Social Science 3
PY 3310 Child and Adolescent Development 3
Professional Literacy 64
Professional Education Certification Requirements 30
ED 2097 Practicum in Education * 0
ED 2098 Practicum in Education * 0
ED 2320 Introduction to Education * 3
ED 2322 Foundations of Education * 3
ED 3097 Practicum in Education 0
ED 3098 Practicum in Education 0
ED 3340 The Exceptional Learner 3
ED 4097 Practicum in Education 0
ED 4098 Practicum in Education 0
ED 4320 Assessment in Education 3
ED 4348 Classroom Management 3
PY 3380 Psychology of Learning 3
ED 4350 Seminar in Education 3
ED 4997 Internship in the Elementary School 9
Elementary Education Major Field Requirements 34
ED 3315 Fundamentals of Reading in the Elementary School 3
ED 3331 Teaching Health and Safety in the Elementary School 3
ED 3332 Language Arts in the Elementary School 3
ED 3333 Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School 3
ED 3344 Fine Arts in the Elementary School 3
ED 3335 Social Studies in the Elementary School 3
ED 4317 Children's Literature 3
ED 4326 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading 3
ED 4331 Science in the Elementary School 3
ED 4341 Mathematics in the Elementary School 3
HU 3360 World Regional Geography 3
HY 4170 Readings in the Social Sciences 1
Total Hours 136
* May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education.
** The Foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant college level credit total.
Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.
Last updated 4/12/12.
WebMail - Eagle Alert - Library - Give Online - Faculty & Staff Directory - Employment - Faculty Web Sites
Ask Us - Map & Directions | 5345 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, AL 36109 334.272.5820 or 800.879.9816
©2012 all right reserved.
Like
Facebook
Follow
Twitter
Watch
Twitter
Share