MAP: BA in Elementary Education, Middle School Content Area Endorsement

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) is one way to complete a degree in a set number of semesters. The example below is only one strategy. Actual plans for individual students will vary based on advisor recommendations and academic needs.  Official Program Requirements including Major, General Education, Electives, and university requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 Writing and Rhetoric I 3 C-GE Appropriate Placement Score 
GE Objective 4 3 C-GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 4 3 C-GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 6 Recommend EDUC 1110 Ed & Schooling in the US 3 C-GEF, S  
Free Elective 3 C-    
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 Writing and Rhetoric II 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3 C-GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 5: Science with lab 4 C-GEF, S, Su  
Endorsement Course 3 C    
Endorsement Course 3 CUM   
Semester Total16
Third Semester
GE Objective 3: MATH 2256 Str of Arithmetic for Elem. School Teach 3 CGEFAppropriate Placement score 
GE Objective 9: EDUC 2204 Families, Community, Culture 3 CGEF, S, Su  
EDUC 2201 Development and Individual Differences 3 C F, S, Su26 credits completed; 2.75 GPA; "C" or higher in ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101P. 
Endorsement Course 3 C F, S, Su  
Endorsement Course 3 C    
Free Electives 1      
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 5 3 CGEF, S, Su  
MATH 2257 Structure of Geometry and Probability for Elementary School Teachers 3 C SMath 1143, Appropriate Placement score 
EDUC 3308 Foundations of Educational Knowledge, Planning, and Assessment 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education, EDUC 2201, EDUC 2204 
EDUC 3321 Integrated Language Arts Methods 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education  
Endorsement Course 3 CUMS  
Free Electives 1      
Semester Total16
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 7 3 CGEF, S  
EDUC 3330 Elementary Math Methods 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education, MATH 2256, MATH 2257 
EDUC 3331 Science Methods for Teachers 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education 
Endorsement Course 3 C F  
Endorsement Course 3 C    
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 6 3 C-GEF, S, Su  
EDUC 3322 Literature for Children across the Curriculum 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education 
EDUC 3336 Social Science Methods 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education 
Methods Elective 2 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Education 
Methods Elective 3 CUMF, S  
Free Electives 1 CUMF, S  
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
EDUC 3302 Motivation and Management 3 CUMF, S, SuEDUC 2201, EDUC 2204, EDUC 3308EDUC 3311, EDUC 4408
EDUC 3311 Instructional Technology 3 CUMF, SIC3 Key Appl Exam; EDUC 3308EDUC 4408
EDUC 4408 Pre-Internship Field Experience Seminar 3 CUMF, SEDUC 3308EDUC 3311
EDUC 4419 Developmental Literacy 3 CUMF, S, SuEDUC 3321, Admission to Teacher Education 
SPED 3350 Creating Inclusive Classrooms 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher EducationEDUC 4408 or MUSC 3338
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
EDUC 4493 Student Teaching 12 SUM F, SAll coursework; Praxis II exams 
Semester Total12
Total120