ACADEMIC MAP
Elementary Education, B.A.

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 100 INTRO TO TEACHER EDUCATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 hrs.
COMM 111 ~FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HIST 152 ~US HIST THROUGH CIVIL WAR 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 101 COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
MATH 126 (ACT 23, SAT 56, Accuplacer 27 or MATH 119) 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
PSYC 241 INTRO TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 102 ~COMPOSITION 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HIST 153 ~US HIST FROM RECONSTRUCTION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
MATH 121 ~INTRO TO MATHEMATICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 200 INTRO TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 hrs.
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ART 101, THEA 101, OR MUSI 170 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
MATH 211 STATISTICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 300 THEORIES OF LEARNING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 hrs.
PSCI 101/101L: FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 201 UNDERSTANDING READERS AND TEXTS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
GEOG 102 WORLD GEOGRAPHY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 310 DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 hrs.
EDUC 301 TEACHING READING GRADES K-2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 108 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 101 ~GENERAL BIOLOGY 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 103 ~GENERAL BIOLOGY 1 LAB 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education prepares students for teaching in the elementary classroom in grades kindergarten to sixth grade. Completion of the program of study provides eligibility to apply for certification in the state of West Virginia.  PLEASE NOTE:  COLL 101 is a university requirement that does NOT count toward graduation requirements.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a school and a background check.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a school and a background check.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

Student teaching must be completed the final semester of the senior year. All other coursework must be completed prior to student teaching.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

ADMISSION TO PROGRAM:

  • Completion of 45 hours
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 *
    (*Conditional with special requirments)
  • No grade below a C
  • Passage of CORE Praxis I Test
  • 50 hours Service Learning
  • Completion of ENGL 101, 102, COMM 111, PSYC 241, AND MATH 121 or higher
  • Completion of EDUC 100, 200, 201, and 300.
  • Dispositional Assessment

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
A grade of “C” or better required in each course in the program of study.

APPLICATIONS TO PROGRAM AND STUDENT TEACHING DUE MARCH 1st AND OCTOBER 1st.

Provisional admission to the Education program for 2.9 GPA: 
Provisional Admission allows students to enroll in the Elementary Education Program under the following conditions: students must have passed all 3 subtests of the CORE Praxis test and have an overall 2.9 GPA in professional education courses and all courses on the Academic Map. If a student desires to seek Provisional Admission, the student will notify the Certification Analyst in the Education Division to request consideration.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
121


2022-2023

 
ACADEMIC MAP
Elementary Education, B.A.

Semester 5

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 303 TEACHING READING K-6 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 hrs.
EDUC 305 INSTRUC STRATEGIES IN SCIENCE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 320 EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
1 COURSE CHOSEN FROM ENGL 131, 132, 221, 222, 241, 242, 261, 262 OR 285 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 304 MATH STRATEGIES K-3 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 6

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 330L CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 308 MATH STRATEGIES 4-6 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 322 INTEGRATING ARTS & MOVEMENT IN K6 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 412L DIAGNOST PRESCRIPTIVE READ LAB 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 30 hrs.
EDUC 330 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 412 DIAGNOSTIC PRESCRIPTIVE READ 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 314 INSTRUC STRATEGIES IN SOC STDS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 17

Semester 7

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 401 ORGANIZING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 414 RESIDENCY I 9 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 12

Semester 8

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 415 RESIDENCY II 11 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 410 RESIDENCY II SEMINAR 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 14

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education prepares students for teaching in the elementary classroom in grades kindergarten to sixth grade. Completion of the program of study provides eligibility to apply for certification in the state of West Virginia.  PLEASE NOTE:  COLL 101 is a university requirement that does NOT count toward graduation requirements.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a school and a background check.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a school and a background check.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

Student teaching must be completed the final semester of the senior year. All other coursework must be completed prior to student teaching.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:


ADMISSION TO PROGRAM:

  • Completion of 45 hours
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 *
    (*Conditional with special requirments)
  • No grade below a C
  • Passage of CORE Praxis I Test
  • 50 hours Service Learning
  • Completion of ENGL 101, 102, COMM 111, PSYC 241, AND MATH 121 or higher
  • Completion of EDUC 100, 200, 201, and 300.
  • Dispositional Assessment

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
A grade of “C” or better required in each course in the program of study.

APPLICATIONS TO PROGRAM AND STUDENT TEACHING DUE MARCH 1st AND OCTOBER 1st.

Provisional admission to the Education program for 2.9 GPA: 
Provisional Admission allows students to enroll in the Elementary Education Program under the following conditions: students must have passed all 3 subtests of the CORE Praxis test and have an overall 2.9 GPA in professional education courses and all courses on the Academic Map. If a student desires to seek Provisional Admission, the student will notify the Certification Analyst in the Education Division to request consideration.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
121

2022-2023
Foundational Learning Courses (FLCs):

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

Aesthetics,
Creativity, and
Appreciation
Human
Communication
and Interaction 
People and
Their Worlds
 Quantitative
Reasoning 
Scientific InquiryWriting and
Rhetoric

 ART-101

 ART-111

 ENGL-131

 ENGL-132

 ENGL-221

 ENGL-222

 ENGL-241

 ENGL-242

 ENGL-257

 ENGL-261

 ENGL-262

 ENGL-285

 MUSI-170

 THEA-101

 COMM-105

 COMM-111

 COMM-112

 COMM-202

 ECON-201

 ECON-202

 GEOG-102

 HIST-101

 HIST-102

 HIST-152

 HIST-153

 HIST-250

 PHIL-111

 PHIL-150

 PHIL-231

 POLS-101

 POLS-102

 PSYC-101
 
 PSYC-241

 SOC-101

 SOC-107

 SOC-221

 MATH-120

 MATH-125

 MATH-126

 MATH-211

 ASTR-106
 BIOL-101

 BIOL-102

 BIOL-103

 BIOL-104

 BIOL-107

 BIOL-108

 BIOL-109

 BIOL-115

 BIOL-117

 BIOL-171

 CHEM-111

 CHEM-115

 CHEM-116

 GEOL-101

 GEOL-102

 GEOL-103

 GEOL-104

 GEOL-105

 PSCI-101

 PSCI-111

 PSCI-112

 PHYS-101

 PHYS-102
 
PHYS-111

 ENGL-101

 ENGL-102

 ENGL-107

 

2022-2023

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