Academics

Elementary Education – Pre-K-K Endorsement – BVU

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Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-105 CompositionI a 3 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.
GEO-131*** Physical Geography OR PHS-142*** Principles of Astronomy 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 14 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition IIa 3 s.h.
ART-102 Art for Elem. Teachers 3 s.h.
ECE-243 Early Childhood Guidance 3 s.h.
HIS History 3 s.h.
MAT-110b OR MAT-156 b Statistics 3 s.h.
PSY-111 OR SOC-110 Intro to Psych or Soc 3 s.h.
Total 18 s.h.
Third Semester
EDU-235 Children’s Literature 3 s.h.
MAT-153 Math for Elem Teachers Ia b 4 s.h.
PHS-125 Physical Science** 4 s.h.
PSY-281 Educational Psychologya 3 s.h.
(ECE-159 Early Childhood Curriculum II) (3 s.h.)
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
Total 17 s.h.
Fourth Semseter
BIO-123 Inquiry Into Life Science 4 s.h.
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 IIa b 4 s.h.
POL-111 OR POL-112 Political Science 3 s.h.
Total 19 s.h.

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

Recommended Electives:

Literature Courses
Choose One:

  • 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

Electives:

  • 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 (fa only) (Lab Science Courses Recommended for Science Endorsement)

  • *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-151 College Chemistry I (fa only)
    • PHS-125 Physical Science (fa only)
    • PHY-106 Survey of Physics (fa only)
    • PHY-162 College Physics I (fa only)

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