MAP: BA in Elementary Education, Middle School Science 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 Electives 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 Fund of Oral Comm 3 C-GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 5: GEOL 1100 & GEOL 1100L Dynamic Earth & Lab or GEOL 1101 & GEOL 1101L Physical Geology & Lab 4 C-GEF, S, Su  
PHYS 1100 Essentials of Physics 4    F, S MATH 1108 or equivalent. Partially satisfies Objective 5 of the General Education Requirements.
Free Electives 2 C    
Semester Total16
Third Semester
GE Obj 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. 
GEOL 2204 Solid Earth OR GEOL 2205 Fluid Earth OR PHYS 1152 Descriptive Astr & PHYS 1153 Descriptive Astronomy Lab 4 C F, S, Su  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 & BIOL 1101L Biology I w/ lab 4 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  
CHEM 1100 Concepts of Chemistry 4 C S  
Semester Total17
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 
BIOL 2227
2227L Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4 C FStudent must be able to place into MATH 1108BIOL 2227L. Partially satisfies Objective 5 of the General Education Requirements.
Free Electives 2      
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 C F, S  
Methods Elective 3 C F, S  
Free Electives 1 C F, 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