Academics

Elementary Education – Pre-K-K Endorsement – BVU

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-102 Composition & Speech I a 4 s.h.
EDU-216 Intro to Teaching 3 s.h.
EDU-219 Field Experience & Seminar 1 s.h.
ECE-170 Child Growth & Development 3 s.h.
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra b 4 s.h.
PSY-111 OR SOC-110 Intro to Psych OR Soc 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 19 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-103 Composition & Speech II a 4 s.h.
ART-102 Art for Elem. Teachers 3 s.h.
ECE-243 Early Childhood Guidance 3 s.h.
History 3 s.h.
MUS-100 OR ART-101
OR DRA-119
3 s.h.
MAT-110 b OR MAT-156 b Statistics 3 s.h.
Total 19 s.h.
Third Semester
ECN-110 OR ECN-120 Economics 3 s.h.
EDU-235 Children’s Literature 3 s.h.
MAT-153 Math for Elem Teachers I a b 4 s.h.
PHS-125 Physical Science** 4 s.h.
PSY-281 Educational Psychology a 3 s.h.
(ECE-159 Early Childhood Curriculum II) (3 s.h.)
Total 17 s.h.
Fourth Semseter
EDU-242 Classroom Assessment 2 s.h.
ECE-133 Child Health/Safety 3 s.h.
EDU-246 Including Diverse Learners 3 s.h.
MAT-154 Math for Elem Teachers II a b 4 s.h.
POL-111 OR POL-112 Political Science 3 s.h.
GEO-131 Physical Geography*** OR
PHS-142*** Principles of Astronomy
3 s.h.
Total 18 s.h.

a – Foundation Courses need to be C- or higher
b – Required Math ACT/Compass scores needed to enroll

    • Access specific information from BVU.
    • A 2.5 minimum GPA is needed for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program.
    • Middle School endorsement will require additional courses at BVU.
    • Need Praxis I minimum scores prior to admittance into Teacher Education Program.

Recommended Electives:

    • EDU-235 Children’s Literature
    • LIT-170 Poetry/Drama
    • LIT-160 Short Story/Novel
    • LIT-130 African American Literature
    • LIT-131 Native American Literature
    • LIT-132 Women of Color
    • LIT-150 World Literature I
    • LIT-151 World Literature II
    • RDG-125 College Reading Strategies
    • SDV-113 Strategies for Academic Success
    • ECE-131 Home & School Relationships in Early Childhood offered in summer term only.
    • ECE-243 Early Childhood Guidance offered in spring & summer term.

Courses which will satisfy *Life Science, **Physical Science (see list below), ***Earth/Space Science – GEO-131 Physical Geography OR PHS-142 Astronomy:
(One lab science course is recommended, but not required)

  • *Life Science (Biological)
    • BIO-102 Introductory Biology
    • BIO-123 Inquiry into Life Science
    • BIO-152 Health & Nutrition
    • BIO-186 Microbiology
    • ENV-110 Environmental Science
  • **Physical Science
    • CHM-122 Intro to Gen Chem
    • CHM-153 College Chemistry I
    • PHS-125 Physical Science
    • PHY-106 Survey of Physics
    • PHY-162 College Physics I