Academics

Education Program Requirements      

REPA INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD - Revised 6/30/10

Student Name: Advisor: Date:
     

Course Number

Name

Cr. Hr.

Grade(Transfer)

Notes

GENERAL EDUCATION

ENGL 103

Rhetoric & Composition

3

ENGL 104

Rhetoric & Composition

3

ENGL 111

The Literary Experience

3

HUMN 110

Foundations of Western Culture

3

ECON 160

Economic Theory and Personal Finance

3

PHIL 200

Great Philosophical Ideas

3

RLST 110

Social Justice

3

RLST 130

Introductory to Religious Studies

3

HIST 110

American History

3

ARTS 100

Introduction to Performing Arts

3

PLSC 220

American Political System I

3

PSYC 100

Introduction to Psychology

3

BIOL 115

Diversity, Ecology & Behavior/Lab

4

GEOL 110

Earth and Space Science

4

MATH 103

Intermediate Algebra

3

MATH 148

Math for Elementary Teachers I

3

MATH 149

Math for Elementary Teachers II

3

CMIS 115

Computer Literacy

3

GENL 100

College Survival

1

IMC 150

Public Speaking

3

Subtotal

60

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

EDU 299

Education Seminar

0

EDU 300

Education Psychology

3

EDU 311

Foundation of Education

3

EDU 313

Child Development

3

EDU 325

Technology in Education

3

EDU 342

Curriculum Development

3

EDU 370

Measurement and Assessment

3

EDU 391

Human Diversity in Education

3

EDU 405

Children Literature

3

EDU 430

Educating Exceptional Students

3

EDU 436

Management Strategies for the Classroom

3

EDU 481

Developmental Reading

3

EDU 483

Social Studies and Lang Arts in Elementary

3

EDU 484

Corrective Reading

3

EDU 485

Mathematics and Science in Elementary

3

EDU 488

Integrated Arts, Music and PE./Health

4

EDU 494

Student Teaching

12

Subtotal

58

Content Minor

12

Total

130

Elementary Content Minors: Choose at least one minor

Social Studies Minor

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
HIST 110
American Civilization
3
SSC 225
Human Geography
3
HIST 115
World Civilization
3
Upper Level
Social Science Content
3
SOCL 210
Sociology
3
Upper Level
Social Science Content
3
ECON 160
Economics
3
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
PLSC 220
American Political Systems
3
EDUC 421
EDUC 424
Middle School Methods for Social Studies
1
2
Sub Total
15
Subtotal
15
Total
30


All education majors must fulfill the General Education requirements as listed in the General Education Program in this College catalog as well as other requirements for the appropriate certificate or degree (see General Education requirements). Students seeking entrance into the Education Program are required to successfully pass Praxis I. This state test is required for certification in most states.

B.S. in Elementary Education

The total program for a B.S. in Elementary Education consists of 135 hours as follows:

General Education Requirements (56 hours)

  • Life and Physical Sciences (4 hours) to include Biology 150

  • Mathematics (6 hours) to include Mathematics 103 and 150

  • Other Requirements (15 hours): Psychology 250; Alcohol and Substance Abuse (Human Services 200) and Computer Information Systems 255; Cultural Values in Education 391; Professional Education and Content Area

  • (54 hours) Education 200, 299, 300, 311, 313, 325, 342, 370, 400, 430, 436, 481, 483, 484, 485, 486, 494, 499.


Second Degree
Any student with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university may obtain a second B.S. degree in Elementary Education or required professional education courses. Secondary Education academic work is completed in the respective education major/minor at Calumet College of St. Joseph


Licensing Information
State requirements for licensing vary; in general, all states require:

  • A four-year curriculum leading to the bachelor degree;

  • Academic credit in major and minor areas, or, in the case of elementary teachers, adherence to a specified curriculum;

  • Professional courses in education;

  • Passing both the core and specialty areas of a standardized test battery;

  • Recommendation by the Licensing Advisor; and

Further information about the education program can be found in the Education Handbook. Checklists for all education programs are available from the College's Licensing Advisor in the Education Office or members of the education faculty.