Childhood Education with Elementary Education Requirements

Most courses must be taken in a specific order: Check advisement forms, Program Evaluations, and prerequisites. This course list is subject to change.

Teacher Education Core Requirements

All students in the secondary and unified arts classroom teacher programs must take the set of required teacher education core courses directly below, then either the secondary or unified arts program requirements that follow, and then the secondary education or unified arts content area endorsement-specific requirements for their area of endorsement. Students must earn a B- or better in all courses marked with an asterisk (*). Each Teacher Education Workshop (TEW) is graded as Pass/No Pass.

Required Teacher Education Core Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-TEW1

Teacher Education Workshops I: Introduction to Teacher Education

 

0

 

__________

EDU-TEW2

Teacher Education Workshop II: Application for Practicum I

 

0

 

__________

EDU-TEW3

Teacher Education Workshop III: Application for Practicum II

 

0

 

__________

EDU-TEW4

Teacher Education Workshop IV: Application for Student Teaching

 

0

 

__________

EDU-TEW5

Teacher Education Workshop V: Application for a Verification Check

 

0

 

__________

EDU-2360

Perspectives on Learning in a Diverse Society*

3

__________

EDU-2365

The Ecology of Human Experience: Development, Culture, and Identity*

 

3

 

__________

EDU-2370

The Contemporary School*

3

__________

EDU-3311

Foundations of Inclusive Practices*

3

__________

EDU-3440

Teaching Toward Democracy*

3

__________

EDU-4650

Capstone & Thesis Seminar*

3

__________

Total

 

18

 

Secondary Education Program Requirements:

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-3140

Partnering with the Adolescent Learner to Promote Student Engagement*

 

4

 

__________

EDU-3360

Promoting Inventive Thinking: Instructional PLanning to Integrate Multimodal Literacy Across the Curriculum*

 

 

3

 

 

__________

EDU-4130

Implementing Content Specific Methods in a Secondary Classroom*

 

4

 

__________

 

 

 

 

EDU-4850

Secondary Education Student Teaching*

12

__________

Unified Arts Education Program Requirements:

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-3112

Instructional Dynamics for the Elementary Educator: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Integrated, Engaging, and Creative Learners; Part III: Unified Arts for Diverse Learners*

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

__________

EDU-4310

The Art of Experience in Education: Designing for Engagement & Accomplishment Through the Unified Arts*

 

 

3

 

 

__________

And one of the following, depending on endorsement:

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-4812

Art Student Teaching*

12

__________

EDU-4830

Music Student Teaching*

12

__________

EDU-4835

Physical Education Student Teaching*

12

__________

EDU-4860

Secondary Education Student Teaching: Theater/Dance*

 

12

 

__________

Secondary Education Endorsement-Specific Requirements

English Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Students Majoring in Creative Writing or English

Complete the courses for the B.A. in Creative Writing or English described in the Writing & Literature Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Secondary Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area licensure-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

EDU-3032

Language, Culture, Literature, and Education

3

__________

EDU-3100

Literacy Intervention and Assessment Strategies

3

__________

ENG-1310

Introduction to Literature

3

__________

ENG-3435

Practical Grammar

3

__________

ENG-3565

Shakespeare

3

 

ENG-4150

Literary Criticism and Theory

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take three(3) of the following courses:

 

 

ENG-2171

World Literature I

3

__________

ENG-2172

World Literature II

3

__________

ENG-2281

English Literature I

3

__________

ENG-2282

English Literature II

3

__________

ENG-2283

English Literature III

3

__________

ENG-2321

American Literature I

3

__________

ENG-2322

American Literature II

3

__________

ENG-2510

Women and Literature

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

ENG-2101

Creative Writing

3

__________

ENG-3120

Poetry Workshop

3

__________

ENG-3130

Fiction Workshop

3

__________

ENG-4110

Form and Theory of Fiction

3

__________

ENG-4120

Form and Theory of Poetry

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

ENG-3140

The Creative Essay

3

__________

ENG-4130

Form and Theory of Nonfiction

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take two (2) of the following upper-level literature courses:

 

 

ENG-3270

Myth and Myth Making

3

__________

ENG-3320

English Novel

3

__________

ENG-3345

Contemporary Canadian Literature

3

__________

ENG-3380

British Romantic Literature

3

__________

ENG-3390

Literature of the Grotesque

3

__________

ENG-3395

Satire in Literature

3

__________

ENG-3480

Modern Literature

3

__________

ENG-3510

Contemporary Literature

3

__________

ENG-3520

American Poetry

3

__________

ENG-3525

Victorian Literature

3

__________

ENG-3530

American Novel

3

__________

ENG-3565

Shakespeare

3

__________

ENG-3580

African American Literature

3

__________

ENG-4720

Seminar in Literature

3

__________

Questions? See the Coordinator for Teacher Education Program in Secondary Education.

Mathematics Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Students Majoring in Mathematics

Complete the courses for the B.A. in Mathematics described in the Mathematics Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Secondary Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area licensure-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

MAT-1531

Calculus I

4

__________

MAT-2030

Probability and Statistics

3

__________

MAT-2532

Calculus II

4

__________

MAT-3210

Linear Algebra

3

__________

MAT-3240

Probability Theory with Statistics

3

__________

MAT-4130

Abstract Algebra

3

__________

MAT-4140

Geometry

3

__________

Questions? See the Secondary Education Program Director.

Science Education Content Area Enndorsement-Specific Courses for Students Majoring in Biology, Biology: Field Naturalist, Environmental Science/Natural Resources, Health Science, or Integrated Environmental Science

Complete the B.A. in Biology-Field Naturalist, the B.S. in Biology, the B.S. in Environmental Science/Natural Resources, the B.S. in Health Sciences, or the B.S. in Integrated Environmental Science described in the Environmental & Health Sciences Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Secondary Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area licensure-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

CHE-1031

General Chemistry I

4

__________

ENV-1050

Introduction to Earth Science

4

__________

PHY-1041

Physics I

4

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses

 

 

BIO-1210

Introduction to Biology

4

__________

BIO-1211

Introduction to Biology: Ecology and Evolution

4

__________

BIO-1212

Introduction to Biology: Cells and the Genetic Bases of Life

 

4

 

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

BIO-1211

Introduction to Biology: Ecology and Evolution

4

__________

BIO-2340

Fundamentals of Ecology

4

__________

BIO-3260

Limnology

4

__________

ENV-3130

Environmental Geology

4

__________

Questions? See the Secondary Education Program Director.

Social Studies Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Students Majoring in History or Political Science

Complete the courses for the B.A. in History or Political Science described in the Humanities Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Secondary Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area licensure-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

HIS-1111

World History I

3

__________

HIS-1112

World History II

3

__________

HIS-1211

American History I

3

__________

HIS-1212

American History II

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

POS-1010

Introduction to Political Science

3

__________

POS-1020

American Politics and Government

3

__________

 

 

 

Take two (2) of the following courses:

 

 

ANT-1010

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

__________

GEO-1010

Introduction to Geography

3

__________

HUM-3125

Religions of the World

3

__________

POS-1030

Comparative Government and Politics

3

__________

POS-2040

Introduction to International Relations

3

__________

POS-3230

Third World Politics

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take two (2) of the following courses:

 

 

HIS-3420

French Revolution

3

__________

INT-3210

The Holocaust: An Interdisciplinary Approach

3

__________

POS-1040

African American History and Politics

3

__________

POS-3040

Politics of Gender

3

__________

POS-3070

Terrorism, Religion, and the Nation State

3

__________

POS-3220

Genocide: Inhumanity Across the Ages

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

ECO-1020

Introduction to Economics

3

__________

ECO-2020

Macroeconomics

3

__________

POS-2050

International Economics and Politics

3

__________

Questions? See the Secondary Education Program Director.

Unified Arts Education Endorsement-Specific Requirements

Art Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Art & Studio Art Majors

Complete the courses for either the B.A. in Art or the B.F.A. in Studio Arts described in the Fine & Performing Arts Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Unified Arts Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area endorsement-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ARH-2010

Survey of Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ARH-2060

Survey of Non-Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ART-1011

Drawing I

3

__________

ART-1140

Design

3

__________

ART-2110

Introduction to Digital Media

3

__________

ART-2211

Painting I

3

__________

ART-2251

Sculpture I

3

__________

ART-3032

Advanced Drawing

3

__________

ART-3120

Elementary Art Education Methods

3

__________

ART-3140

Secondary Art Education Methods

3

__________

ART-4050

Advanced Painting

3

__________

ART-4130

Advanced Sculpture

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take at least one (1) the following courses:

 

 

ART-4020

Advanced Digital Media

3

__________

ART-4060

Advanced Digital: Graphic Design

3

__________

ART-4070

Advanced Digital: Web Design for Artists

3

__________

 

 

 

 

B.A. art students take one (1) of the following courses; B.F.A. studio art students take two (2) of the following courses:

 

 

ARH-3015

Greek and Roman Art

3

__________

ARH-3020

Art of the Renaissance

3

__________

ARH-3060

Twentieth-Century Art

3

__________

ARH-3110

The Spiritual in Non-Western Art

3

__________

ARH-3120

Art Criticism

3

__________

ARH-3130

The History of Photography

3

__________

ARH-3140

African Art

3

__________

ARH-3150

Art of the Human Body

3

__________

 

 

 

 

B.A. art students must take the following course:

 

 

ARH-4720

Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues

3

__________

 

 

 

 

B.F.A. studio arts students must take the following course:

 

 

ART-4730

B.F.A. Seminar

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Dance Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses

Complete the courses required for a B.A. or B.S. in a Liberal Arts or Science major with a concentration in dance, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Unified Arts Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area endorsement-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

 

 

 

 

 

DAN-1010

Fundamentals of Dance

3

__________

DAN-2040

Beginning Tap Dance

2

__________

DAN-3020

Intermediate Ballet: Technique and History

3

__________

DAN-3030

Improvisation/Composition: Intermediate/ Advanced Level

 

4

 

__________

DAN-3032

Body Awareness II

3

__________

DAN-3112

Intermediate Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

DAN-3130

Jazz Dance

3

__________

DAN-3180

Folk Dance II

 

 

DAN-4130

Advanced Ballet/Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

 

 

 

 

Take one (1) of the following courses:

 

 

DAN-3010

The Renaissance Spirit

3

__________

DAN-3210

The Emperor Ain't Naked: A History of Western European Fashion and Social Dance rom the Mid-14th Century to the Early 20th Century

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

__________

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Music Education Endorsement-Specific Courses for Music & Music Education Majors

Complete the B.A. in Music & Music Education described in the Fine & Performing Arts Department section of this catalog and the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Unified Arts Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area endorsement-specific courses (many of which are also required for your major) for your area of concentration. Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval the Unified Arts Program Director.

Jazz Concentration

Required Courses

Credit

 

 

 

 

 

MUS-1051

Keyboard Harmony I

1

__________

MUS-1052

Keyboard Harmony II

1

__________

MUS-1061

Ear Training I

1

__________

MUS-1062

Ear Training II

1

__________

MUS-1120, 1120L, 3240, and 4030

Applied Music Lessons (12 credits in one area: vocal, instrumental, or music composition)

 

 

12

 

 

__________

MUS-1120

Applied Music Lessons in violin, viola, cello

2

__________

MUS-1231

Music Theory I

3

__________

MUS-1232

Music Theory II

3

__________

MUS-2013

Jazz/Contemporary Theory & Improvisation III

3

__________

MUS-2014

Jazz/Contemporary Theory & Improvisation IV

3

__________

MUS-2023

Ear Training III

1

__________

MUS-2024

Ear Training IV

1

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard III

1

__________

MUS-2212

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard IV

1

__________

MUS-2220

Music Ensemble

4

__________

MUS-2361

Instrumental Techniques I (woodwind)

3

__________

MUS-2362

Instrumental Techniques II (brass & percussion)

3

__________

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I

3

__________

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II

3

__________

MUS-3040

Jazz in America

3

__________

MUS-3140

Arranging/Orchestration

3

__________

MUS-3160

Elementary School Music Methods

3

__________

MUS-3210

Secondary School Music Methods

3

__________

MUS-3401

Conducting I

3

__________

MUS-3402

Conducting II

3

__________

MUS-4720

Senior Recital

2

__________

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Classical Concentration

Required Courses

Credits

 

 

 

 

 

MUS-1051

Keyboard Harmony I

1

__________

MUS-1052

Keyboard Harmony II

1

__________

MUS-1061

Ear Training I

1

__________

MUS-1062

Ear Training II

1

__________

MUS-1120, 1120L, 3240, and 4030

Applied Music Lessons (12 credits in one are: vocal, instrumental, or music composition)

 

 

12

 

 

__________

MUS-1120

Applied Music Lessons in violin, viola, cello

2

__________

MUS-1231

Music Theory I

3

__________

MUS-1232

Music Theory II

3

__________

MUS-2023

Ear Training III

1

__________

MUS-2024

Ear Training IV

1

__________

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

MUS-2220

Music Ensemble

4

__________

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

MUS-2361

Instrumental Techniques I (woodwind

3

__________

MUS-2362

Instrumental Techniques II (brass & percussion)

3

__________

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I

3

__________

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II

3

__________

MUS-3140

Arranging/Orchestration

3

__________

MUS-3160

Elementary School Music Methods

3

__________

MUS-3210

Secondary School Music Methods

3

__________

MUS-3330

Worlds of Music

3

__________

MUS-3401

Conducting I

3

__________

MUS-3402

Conducting II

3

__________

MUS-4720

Senior Recital

2

__________

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Physical Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Health Sciences Majors

Complete the B.S. in Health Science core courses and the Physical Education Concentration Requirements described in the Department of Environmental and Health Sciences section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Unified Arts Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area licensure-specific courses for your endorsement area/level (many of which are also required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

AHS-1010

Contemporary Health Issues

3

__________

AHS-3120

Kinesiology

3

__________

AHS-3230

Physiology of Exercise

4

__________

AHS-4030

Psychology of Sports and Exercise

3

__________

BIO-3180

Nutrition

3

__________

DAN-1010

Fundamentals of Dance

3

__________

EDU-3120

Methods in Health & Physical Education for Elementary School Teachers

 

2

 

__________

OER-2140

Ropes Course Leadership

2

__________

PED-1150

Foundations of Physical Education

3

__________

PED-2030

Educational Games, Dance, and Gymnastics

2

__________

PED-2040

Team Sports

2

__________

PED-2110

Individual, Dual, and Lifetime Activities

2

__________

PED-3120

Measurement and Evaluation

3

__________

PED-3140

Methods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education

 

4

 

__________

PED-4810

Internship in Elementary Physical Education

0.5

__________

PED-4810

Internship in Physical Education for Exceptional Populations

 

0.5

 

__________

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Theater Arts Education Content Area Endorsement-Specific Courses for Theater & Drama Majors

Complete the courses for the B.A. in Theater & Drama described in the Fine & Performing Arts Department section of this catalog, the Teacher Education Core Requirements and the Unified Arts Program Requirements listed at the beginning of this section, and the following content area endorsement-specific courses (many of which are required for your major). Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

Required Courses

Credits

 

THA-1040

Interpreting Contemporary Dramatic Literature

3

__________

THA-1041

Introduction to Theater Arts

3

__________

THA-1111

Stagecraft

3

__________

THA-2030

Costume History and Design

3

__________

THA-2035

Costume Construction and Stage Make-up

3

__________

THA-2040

Performance & Production

3

__________

THA-2121

Acting I

3

__________

THA-2121L

Acting Lab I

1

__________

THA-2122

Acting II

3

__________

THA-3010

Shakespeare: "On the Stage and On the Page"

3

__________

THA-3030

Children's Theater

3

__________

THA-3110

Dramatic Literature: Classical/Modern

3

__________

THA-3123

Acting III

3

__________

THA-3140

Theater History

3

__________

THA-3150

Introduction to Stage Management

3

__________

THA-3210

Introduction to Directing

4

__________

THA-4720

Senior Project in Theater

3

__________

 

 

 

 

Take One (1) of the Following Courses:

 

 

DAN-2030/3030

Improvisation/Composition

4

__________

DAN-3010

The Renaissance Spirit

3

__________

THA-3040

Improvisation for Actors

3

__________

Questions? See the Unified Arts Education Program Director.

The Education Department offers courses with an EDU designator. See full course descriptions. The department also offers a Master of Arts program in education. For further information, see the Johnson State College graduate catalog.