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B.A. Programs - 4-Year Samples

B.A. Degree - (Birth - Grade 2)

B.A. Degree (Childhood Education Grades 1-6)

B.A. Degree - Dual Certification (Special Education 1-6; Childhood Education Grades 1-6)

B.A. Degree - Grades 7 - 12 

B.A. Degree - Dual Certification (Students with Disabilities Generalist 7-12/ Adolescent Education 7-12)


B.A. DEGREE (Birth - Grade 2)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Core Courses 15 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
EDUC 211 Education and Society 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 credits
EDUC 321 Early Childhood Education in Inclusive Settings 3 credits
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
Major Courses 6 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
EDUC 322 Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Setting 3 credits
EDUC 323 Practicum I 3 credits
EDUC 324 Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings (1-6) 3 credits
EDUC 325 Practicum II 3 credits
EDUC 326 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Elementary Classroom 3 credits
PSYC 345 Child Psychology 3 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credits
EDUC 328 Children/Adolescent Literature or 3 credits
EDUC 428 Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities 3 credits
EDUC 430 Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education 7 credits
Core Courses 6 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 123 (Credits vary according to major).

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B.A. DEGREE (Childhood Education Grades 1-6)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Core Courses 15 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
EDUC 211 Education and Society 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 credits
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
Major Courses 6 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
EDUC 322 Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Setting 3 credits
EDUC 323 Practicum I 3 credits
EDUC 324 Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings (1-6) 3 credits
EDUC 325 Practicum II 3 credits
EDUC 326 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Elementary Classroom 3 credits
MATH 222 Mathematics for the Elementary School 3 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credit
EDUC 428 Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities 3 credits
EDUC 431 Student Teaching in Childhood Education 7 credits
Core Courses 6 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 29 credits
Total Credits for Graduation: 123 (Credits vary according to major).

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B.A DEGREE - Dual Certification (Special Education 1-6/Childhood Education Grades 1 -6)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Core Courses 15 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
EDUC 211 Education and Society 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 credits
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3 credits
PSYC 345 Child Psychology 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
Major Courses 6 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
EDUC 322 Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Setting 3 credits
EDUC 323 Practicum I 3 credits
EDUC 324 Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings (1-6) 3 credits
EDUC 325 Practicum II 3 credits
EDUC 326 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Elementary Classroom 3 credits
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credit
MATH 222 Mathematics for the Elementary School 3 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 4
EDUC 427 Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction 3 credits
EDUC 450 Student Teaching in Special Education 3 credits
EDUC 428 Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities 3 credits
EDUC 431 Student Teaching in Childhood Education 7 credits
Core Courses 3 credits
Major Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 34 credits

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Total Credits for Graduation: 129 (Credits vary according to major)

B.A. DEGREE (Grades 7-12)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Core Courses 15 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
EDUC 211 Education and Society 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 credits
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3 credits
PSYC 346 Adolescent Psychology or* 3 credits
PSYC 319 Childhood and Adolescence 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
Major Courses 6 credits
TOTAL 33 credits
*With Grade 5-6 Extension
 
Year 3
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credits
EDUC 327 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom 3 credits
EDUC 360-4 Teaching (subject area) in Middle and Secondary School 3 credits
EDUC 366 Practicum IV 2 credits
Major Courses 15 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 27 credits

Year 4
EDUC 425 Student Teaching in Secondary Education 7 credits
Core Courses 6 credits
Major Courses 9 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 29 credits
Total Credits for Graduation: 120 (Credits vary according to major)
B.A. DEGREE - Dual Certification
(Students with Disabilities Generalist 7-12/ Adolescent Education 7-12)

Year 1

ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 3 credits
First-Year Experience  1 credit 
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics Core - Philosophy 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
EDUC 211 Education and Society 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 credits
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
*Mathematics or Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
PSYC 346 Adolescent Psychology 3 credits
Natural Science or Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Major 6 credits
TOTAL 36 credits
*Additional Math or Science core needed to fulfill the requirements for Special Education certification requirements for grades 7-12
 
Year 3
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credits
EDUC 327 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom 3 credits
EDUC 360-4 Teaching (subject area) in Middle and Secondary School 3 credits
EDUC 365 Practicum III 1 credit
EDUC 366 Practicum IV 2 credits
EDUC 728 Teaching across the Content Areas:
Pedagogy in English Language Arts and Social Studies
3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
**Humanities Core (History) 3 credits
Major 15 credits
TOTAL 34 credits
**Additional History core is needed to fulfill the requirements for Special Education certification requirements for grades 7-12

Year 4 you are here
EDUC 425 Student Teaching in Secondary Education 7 credits
EDUC 427 Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction  3 credits
EDUC 451 Student Teaching in Special Education 3 credits
EDUC 428 Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities or
EDUC 714 Practicum in Assessment and Instruction of Special Learners 3 credits
EDUC 729 Teaching across the Content Areas: Pedagogy in Mathematics and Science 3 credits
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
Major 15 credits
TOTAL 37 credits
Total Credits for Graduation: 138 (depending on major)

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