College of Education Courses

  • ED 2320 Introduction to Education
    A course which is designed to assist pre-candidates in fulfilling laboratory experiences required to enter into the Teacher Education Program. This course must be completed prior to application into the Teacher Education Program. Prerequisites: Second semester sophomore standing.
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education
    An introduction to the teaching profession including an overview of the historical, philosophical and social foundations of education and their influence upon contemporary education. This course must be completed prior to application into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom
    An introduction to computers for education majors. Pre-candidates will complete the course with an understanding of educational technology, and how technology impacts the lives of teachers. This course must be completed prior to application into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3315 Teaching Reading in the Elementary School
    A survey of the methods of teaching reading to elementary pupils with emphasis upon contemporary methods. Field experience is required. Prerequisites: Admission into the Teacher Education Program and completion of the English core courses (EH 1301, EH 1302, HU 2310, EH 2303/2304).
  • ED 3316 Reading in the Content Areas
    The course focuses on reading rate, vocabulary development, application and extension of skills and techniques in content areas. It is required for secondary education majors. Field experience is required. Prerequisites: Admission into the Teacher Education Program and completion of the English core courses (EH 1301, EH 1302, HU 2310, EH 2303/2304).
  • ED 3331 Health Education
    The course focuses on the materials and methods for developing health and safety concepts at the elementary level. Prerequisite: Lifetime Fitness (PE 1300) and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3332 Language Arts in the Elementary School
    The methods and materials for teaching communication skills in the elementary grades. Prerequisites: Completion of the English core courses (EH 1301, EH 1302, HU 2310, EH 2303/2304) and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3344 Fine Arts in the Elementary School
    The methods, materials, and purposes for teaching music and art at the elementary level. Prerequisite: Admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3333 Teaching P. E. in the Elementary School
    The methods and activities important to the psychomotor development of children. Prerequisite: Lifetime Fitness (PE 1300) and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3335 Social Studies in the Elementary School
    The methods and models of teaching social studies at the elementary level. Prerequisites: Completion of the social studies core (HY 1301, HY 1302, HU 1310, HY 3360, SY 3311) and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 3340 The Exceptional Learner
    An overview of the nature and needs of exceptional children with techniques for adapting classroom instruction to the needs of the individual child. Prerequisites: Childhood and Adolescent Psychology (PY 3310).
  • ED 4317 Children’s Literature
    An introduction to the field of children’s literature. It includes reading a large number of children’s books. Prerequisites: Admission into the Teacher Education Program, completion of the English core courses (EH 1301, EH 1302, HU 2310, EH 2303/2304) and Language Arts in the Elementary School (ED 3332).
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education
    An introduction and evaluation of traditional and non-traditional teaching, testing, records, and statistical processes commonly used in educational literature. Prerequisites: Senior standing and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 4326 Diagnostic and Prescriptive in Reading
    The course focuses on the current trends and techniques in diagnosing pupil needs in reading, evaluating formal and informal reading assessment instruments, and identifying reading skills required in content areas. It is required for elementary education majors. Field experience is required. Prerequisites: Admission into the teacher education program, completion of the English core courses (EH 1301, EH 1302, HU 2310, EH 2303/2304) and Fundamentals of Reading in the Elementary School (ED 3315).
  • ED 4229 Materials and Methods of Teaching Secondary School Subjects
    The course focuses on the materials and methods of teaching as related to the purposes of education and characteristics of adolescents. Prerequisite: Admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 4331 Science in the Elementary School
    The course focuses on the philosophy, curriculum, and teaching of elementary science concepts and scientific methods of observation and inquiry. Prerequisites: BIO 1300, BIO 1100, PHY 1304, PHY 1104, PHY 1305 and PHY 1105; and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 4341 Mathematics in the Elementary School
    The course focuses on the methods and materials for teaching quantitative concepts and reasoning in grades K-6. Prerequisites: Admission into the Teacher Education Program, completion of the math core requirements: Pre-Calculus Algebra (MH 1340), Elementary Math I and II (MH 2305 and MH 2306) and a math elective.
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management
    A study of interpersonal relationships among pupils, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and parents. It also covers classroom procedures, management and discipline techniques. Prerequisites: Senior standing and admission into the Teacher Education Program.
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education
    Current issues in education, internship resources, and finding employment in education. The completion of an electronic professional portfolio is the center of the course activities.
  • ED 4997 Internship in the Elementary School
    The course will provide a full-time directed candidate teaching for the full semester. It also provides a supervised experience allowing for candidate responsibility in the classroom. Prerequisites: Senior standing, admission into the Teacher Education Program, and approval of the TEC.
  • ED 4998 P-12 Internship
    The course will provide a full-time directed candidate teaching for the full semester. It also provides a supervised experience allowing for candidate responsibility in the classroom. Prerequisites: Senior standing, admission into the Teacher Education Program, and approval by the TEC.
  • ED 4999 Internship in the Secondary School
    The course will provide a full-time directed candidate teaching for the full semester. It also provides a supervised experience allowing for candidate responsibility in the classroom. Prerequisites: Senior standing, admission into the Teacher Education Program, and approval by the TEC.

SPECIAL COURSES

  • ED 2099 Individualized Study
    The course is for introductory level focused study in education. The course may involve a systematic reading program, library research, laboratory project, studio work, field study or creative expression. Course includes conferences or tutoring as required, but no formal lectures or recitations. Quizzes, tests, and examinations as may be appropriate. ED 2099 is open only to sophomores. May be repeated for credit. Number of credit hours awarded (1-3) will be set by department head and approved by Dean. Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent, ED 2320.
  • ED 3099 Individualized Study
    The course is for introductory level focused study in education. The course may involve a systematic reading program, library research, laboratory project, studio work, field study or creative expression. Course includes conferences or tutoring as required, but no formal lectures or recitations. Quizzes, tests, and examinations as may be appropriate. ED 3099 is open only to juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. Number of credit hours awarded (1-3) will be set by department head and approved by Dean. Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent, ED 2320.