ACADEMIC MAP
Elementary Education with Special Education Emphasis

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
COMM 111 ~FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 3 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
EDUC 200 INTRO TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 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 MATH 126 College Algebra (ACT 23, SAT 560, Accuplacer 270, or MATH 119) 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 18

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 201 UNDERSTANDING READERS AND TEXTS 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
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
PSYC 241 INTRO TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 18

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 108 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 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
ART 101, THEA 101, OR MUSI 170 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
SPED 210 LINKING POLICY AND PRACTICES 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSCI 101 FUND OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSCI 101L FUND OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB 0 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
SPED 312 INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 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
EDUC 310 DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 301 TEACHING READING GRADES K-2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

The Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education with Special Education Emphasis prepares student for teaching in the elementary classroom in grades kindergarten to sixth grade.  Completion of the program of study provides eligibilty to apply for certification in the state of West Virginia.

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

FIELD EXPERIENCE AND/OR CLINICAL COURSES

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

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

APPLICATIONS TO PROGRAM AND RESIDENCY DUE MARCH 1 AND OCTOBER 1

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A grade of "C" or better required in each course in the program of study.

 

ADMISSION TO PROGRAM

Completion of 45 hours

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Passage of CORE Praxis I Test

50 hours of Service Learning

Completion of ENGL 101, 102, COMM 111, PSYC 241, MATH 121 OR HIGHER

Completion of EDUC 100, 200, 201, and 300

Dispositional Assessment

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
129


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ACADEMIC MAP
Elementary Education with Special Education Emphasis

Semester 5

COURSE CR COMMENTS
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
SPED 422 COLLABORATION IN THE SCHOOL SETTING 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 303 Teaching Reading Grades 3-6 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: 18

Semester 6

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 412L DIAGNOST PRESCRIPTIVE READ LAB 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 330L CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
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 Elementary Education with Special Education Emphasis prepares student for teaching in the elementary classroom in grades kindergarten to sixth grade.  Completion of the program of study provides eligibilty to apply for certification in the state of West Virginia.

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

FIELD EXPERIENCE AND/OR CLINICAL COURSES

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

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:


APPLICATIONS TO PROGRAM AND RESIDENCY DUE MARCH 1 AND OCTOBER 1

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A grade of "C" or better required in each course in the program of study.

 

ADMISSION TO PROGRAM

Completion of 45 hours

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Passage of CORE Praxis I Test

50 hours of Service Learning

Completion of ENGL 101, 102, COMM 111, PSYC 241, MATH 121 OR HIGHER

Completion of EDUC 100, 200, 201, and 300

Dispositional Assessment

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
129

2021-2022

 
General Education Courses

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

Composition & RhetoricScience & TechnologyMath & Quantitative Skill Society, Diversity & ConnectionsHuman Inquiry & the PastThe Arts and Creativity

 ENGL 101

 ENGL 102

 ENGL 107*

 ENGL 108*

 ASTR 106

 BIOL 101 &
 BIOL 103 L

 BIOL 102

 BIOL 104 L

 BIOL 107 *

 BIOL 108 *

 BIOL 109 *

 BIOL 115

 BIOL 117

 BIOL 171

 CHEM 111

 CHEM 115

 CHEM 116

 CS 101

 GEOL 101 &
 GEOL 102 L

 GEOL 103 &
 GEOL 104 L

 GEOL 105 &
 GEOL 105 L

 PSCI 111

 PSCI 112

 PHYS 101

 PHYS 102

 PHYS 111

 PHYS 112

 MATH 120 *

 MATH 121

 MATH 125 *

 MATH 126

 MATH 128

 MATH 129

 MATH 150

 MATH 155

 MATH 156

 MATH 211

 COMM 105

 COMM 111

 COMM 112

 ECON 201

 ECON 202

 FREN 101

 FREN 102

 GEOG 102

 GEOG 240

 POLS 102

 POLS 220

 PSYC 101

 PSYC 241

 RELI 231

 SOC 101

 SOC 105

 SOC 221

 SOC 232

 SPAN 101

 SPAN 102

 HIST 101

 HIST 102

 HIST 152

 HIST 153

 HIST 250 *

 PHIL 111

 PHIL 150 *

 PHIL 170

History &
Literature of the Arts

 ART 101

 ART 105

 ART 106

 MUSI 170

 THEA 101

Literature

 ENGL 131

 ENGL 132

 ENGL 221

 ENGL 222

 ENGL 241

 ENGL 242

 ENGL 261

 ENGL 262

 ENGL 285

Applied Arts

 ART 109

 THEA 102

Creative Writing

 ENGL 213

 ENGL 214

 ENGL 215

* Serves technical and professional degree programs specific to WVU Parkersburg. Does not transfer to WVU as General Education (March 2018).


2021-2022

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