Alice Lloyd College

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Grades P-5

Program Coordinators: Dr. Devorah Kennedy and Dr. Norman Bishop

Alice Lloyd College Department of Education

Teacher Education Handbook (pdf); Student Teaching Handbook (pdf)

Curriculum Guide Sheet (pdf)

Course Descriptions

The major in Elementary Education prepares students to teach in grades P-5 or work in other capacities with the young child. In addition to the curriculum requirements listed below, students in this program must meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching. Upon successful completion of this program students must meet other specified Education Professional Standards Board requirements in order to secure certification. Students in education must earn a 2.75 overall GPA in all course work in order to graduate. Note also that in each of the following areas a 2.75 overall GPA is required as well as no grade lower than “C”: 1) education professional and all collateral courses, and 2) subject matter.

Elementary Education Grades P-5 Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in Elementary Education Grades P-5 may access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 54 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101, PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 12 hours

Professional Education Requirements / 45 hours

EDUC 200, 305, 309, 310, 315, 321, 323, 343, 350, 360, 370, 410

Professional Education Collateral Requirements / 29 hours

ART 340, HIST 261, HLTH 210, MATH 201, MATH 202, MUS 310, PSY 101, EDUC 211
Choose 3 hours from HIST 203 and 204.

Subject Matter Emphasis / 21-24 hours (choose one option):

  • A) English/Communications – 21 hours

    Required: COMM 126, ENG 101, 102
    Choose 3 hours from ENG 302, 303, 304, and 305.
    Choose 3 hours from THEA 161 or 162.
    Choose 6 hours from ENG 201, 202, 211, 212, 215, and 216.

  • B) Fine Arts/Humanities – 21 hours

    Required: ART 102, MUS 101, THEA 161 or 162, MUS 310 or ART 340
    Choose 6 hours from ENG 201, 202, 211, 212, 215, and 216.
    Choose 3 hours from any English 300 level or 400 level course (excluding ENG 315).

  • C) Mathematics – 23 hours

    Required: MATH 113, 114, 201, and 202
    Choose 8 hours from MATH 125, 126, 250, and 330.

  • D) Science – 24 hours

    Required: BIOL 101, PHSC 105
    Choose 8 hours from BIOL 205, 206, and 310.
    Choose 8 hours from AST 101, CHEM 101, and PHYS 211.

  • E) Social and Behavioral Studies – 24 hours

    Required: HIST 203, 204, 261; PSY 101, SOC 101, and SSCI 110
    Choose 3 hours from HIST 310, HIST/POLS 311, 460, and 464.
    Choose 3 hours from ECON 209, 210, and POLS 112.

For Those Students Wishing to Add Middle School Certification in Their Elementary Emphasis:

Professional Education Requirements / 12 hours
EDUC 320, 322, 333, 353

Choose one area:
Subject Matter Emphasis Requirements / 30-31 hours
(Choose ONE emphasis area from A, B, C, or D.)

  • A) English/Communications – 30 hours

    Required: EDUC 343; ENG 310, 311, or 312; ENG 315
    Choose 6 hours from ENG 302, 303, 304, and 305.
    Choose 12 hours from ENG 201, 202, 211, 212, 215, 216, and 415 with at least 3 hours (but no more than 6 hours) from American Literature.

  • B) Mathematics – 30 hours

    Required: MATH 112, 113, 114, 125, 201, 202, 250, 330

  • C) Science – 30-31 hours

    Required: 16 hours – AST 101, BIOL 101, 205, 206 and 14-15 hours chosen from option 1 or 2:
    1) CHEM 115 and 116 with either PHYS 211 or 231; or
    2) CHEM 115, PHYS 211 or 212 and PHYS 231 or 232.

  • D) Social Studies – 30 hours

    Required: ECON 209; HIST 101, 102, 203, 204, and 261; SSCI 110
    Choose 3 hours from HIST 310, HIST/POLS 311, 460, and 464.
    Choose 3 hours from POLS 111 and 112.
    Choose 3 hours from SOC 101 and SSCI 310.

For those Elementary Education P-5 students wishing to add middle school certification in an area other than their current elementary emphasis, see the Education Department.

General Electives / sufficient to total 128 hours for graduation

Students are encouraged to consider courses that can lead to a second major or a minor.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

ENG 101
PE 103
BIOL 101
Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective
CIS 110

Freshman Year Second Semester:

ENG 102
Social Science Elective (PSY 101)
LE 101
MATH 110
EDUC 200

Sophomore Year First Semester:

Subject Matter Emphasis
COMM 126
MATH 201
Subject Matter Emphasis
A Physical Science

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

Humanities Elective
Subject Matter Emphasis
HIST 261
MATH 202
Subject Matter Emphasis
HLTH 210

Junior Year First Semester:

Social Science Elective (EDUC 211)
EDUC 343
EDUC 321
EDUC 310
MUS 310
Subject Matter Emphasis

Junior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 315
EDUC 323
EDUC 360
EDUC 309
Humanities Elective
Humanities Elective

Senior Year First Semester:

EDUC 370
Subject Matter Emphasis
Subject Matter Emphasis
ART 340
EDUC 350
EDUC 305

Senior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 410

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This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2012-14. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.

 

 

 

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