Sample Programs

The following sample programs are provided to facilitate academic planning. These are suggested sequences which reflect a solid arrangement of courses leading to the fulfillment of all degree requirements. The sample programs should not be perceived as a rigid set of requirements, but rather as a guide for academic planning. (Students are reminded that their Advisor's permission is required for any official academic registrations, including add/drops.)

| Elementary Teachers | Secondary Teachers | Physical Education Teachers |
| BA/MT Program For Special Education Teachers | BSED Program For Communication Disorders | BSED Program in Sports Medicine | General Electives |


Sample Program for Elementary Teachers
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101 or Equivalent 3
Foreign language or Equivalent 3-4
Science 3-4
Western Civilization 4
Elective 3
Total 16-18
Spring Semester
Foreign Language or Equivalent 3-4
Science 3-4
Non-Western Studies 3
Electives 6
Total 15-17
Year Two
Fall Semester
American/English Literature 3
Foreign Language or waived 3
U.S. History 3
Math or Science 3
Humanities or EDIS 201 and EDIS 288 3-4
Total 15-16
Spring Semester
Social Science 3-4
Foreign Language or waived 3
Mathematics3
Humanities 3
Humanities or EDHS 201 and EDIS 288 3-4
Total 15-17
Year Three
Fall Semester
Courses in Major 9
Course in Related Field 3
EDES 301 Learning/Development 3
EDES 388 Instructional Technology Lab 2
Total 17
Spring Semester
Courses in Major 9
Course in Related Field 3
EDIS 302 Exceptional Child 3
EDES 388 Field Experience 1
Total 16
Year Four
Fall Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 6
EDIS 530A Language Skills Block 3
EDIS 501 Curriculum/Instruction 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
EDIS 531A Reasoning Skills Blocks 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 6
EDIS 531B Reasoning Skills Block 3
EDIS 502 Instruction/Assessment 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
EDIS 531B Reasoning Skills Block 3
Total 15
Year Five
Fall Semester
EDIS 588 Teaching Associate 12
EDIS 587 Seminar in Elementary Educ 3
EDIS 586 Seminar Multicultural & Health Issues 1
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 9
EDLP 710 Contemporary Issues 3
EDIS 788 Field Project 3
Total 15

Sample Program for Secondary Teachers
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101 or Equivalent 3
Foreign Language or Equivalent 3
Science 3-4
Western Civilization 4
Elective 3
Total 16-17
Spring Semester
Foreign Language or Equivalent 3
Science 3-4
Non-Western Studies 3
Electives 6
Total 15-16
Year Two
Fall Semester
American/English Literature 3
Foreign Language or waived 4
American History (HIUS) 3
Math/Science 3
EDHS 201 Teaching as Profession 3
EDIS 288 Field Experience
(or Elective if 201/288 in Spring)
1
Total 17
Spring Semester
Social Science 3-4
Foreign Language or waived 4
Mathematics 3
Humanities 3
Elective or EDHS 201 and EDIS 288 3-4
Total 16-18
Year Three
Fall Semester
Courses in Major 9
Course in Related Field 3
EDES 301 Learning/Development 3
EDIS 388 Lab and Field Experience 2
Total 17
Spring Semester
Courses in Major 9
Course in Related Field 3
EDIS 302 Exceptional Child 3
EDIS 388 Field Experience 1
Total 16
Year Four
Fall Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 9
Course in Secondary Field 3
EDIS 501 Curriculum/Instruction 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
Total 15
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 9
Teaching Major Field 3
EDIS 502 Instruction/Assessment 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
Total 15
Year Five
Fall Semester
EDIS 588 Teaching Associate 12
EDIS 587 Seminar in Major Field 3
EDIS 586 Seminar Multicultural/Health Issues 1
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 9
EDLP 710 Contemporary Issues 3
EDIS 788 Field Project 3
Total 15

Sample Program for Physical Education Teachers with Health or Athletic Training Option (150 Credits)
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101 or Equivalent 3
Biology 201 (with lab) 5
Mathematics (110 or above) 3
American History 3
Humanities Elective 3
Total 17
Spring Semester
Biology 202 3
Psychology 101 4
Literature (American/English) 3
Electives (Liberal Arts) 6
Total 16
Year Two
Fall Semester
Western Civilization (HIEU 201 or 202) 4
Natural Science Elective 3
EDHS 353 Anatomy 3
EDHS 201 Teaching as Profession 3
EDIS 288 Field Experience 1
EDHS 351.1 Individual Sports I2
Total 16
Spring Semester
Non-Western Studies 4
EDHS 451 Emergency Medical Care 4
EDHS 354 Kinesiology/Biomechanics 3
EDHS 351.2 Individual Sports II 2
Elective (Health or A.T.) 3
Total 16
Year Three
Fall Semester
EDHS 546 Assessment in Physical Educ. 3
EDHS 344 Gym, Rhythms and Dance 2
EDES 301 Learning/Development 3
EDIS 388 Instructional Tech Lab 2
EDHS 350.1 Team Sports I 2
Elective (Health or A.T.)3-4
Total 15-16
Spring Semester
EDHS 445 Motor Development 3
EDHS 377 Field Experience 1
EDHS 543 Sports Psychology 3
EDHS 545 Adapted PE 3
EDIS 350.2 Team Sport II 2
Elective (Health or A.T.) 3
Total 15
Year Four
Fall Semester
EDHS 760 Developmental Dis APE 3
EDHS 356 Elementary Phy Ed. Pedagogy 2
EDHS 357 Teaching Elem. Phy Educ 1
EDHS 441 Exercise Physiology 3
EDIS 501 Curriculum and Instruction 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
Electives 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
EDHS 542 Motor Learning 3
EDHS 359 Secondary Phy Educ Curriculum and Pedagogy 2
EDHS 358 Teaching Secondary Phy Educ 2
EDIS 502 Instruction and Assessment 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
EDHS 450 Contemporary Health Issues 3
Total 13
Year Five
Fall Semester
EDHS 771 Teaching Associate-Elem. 6
EDHS 772 Teaching Associate-Secondary 6
EDHS 770 Physical Education Seminar 3
EDHS Seminar in Multicultural/Health Issues 1
Total 16
Spring Semester
EDHS 846 Orthopedic and Sen Imp 3
EDLP 701 Contemporary Issues in Educ. 3
EDIS 788 Field Project/Thesis 3
EDHS 563 History Phil of Phy Educ 2
Elective (Health or A.T.) 3
Total 14

Students may receive either an endorsement in Health or get the necessary coursework to be eligible for NATA certification. Additional requirements for graduation include attending a professional conference, membership in a professional organization, an outdoor education experience, and *1500 hours of practical experience (*Athletic Training only).

Sample BA/MT Program For Special Education Teachers (150 Credits)
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101 or Equivalent 3
Foreign Language or Equivalent3
Science 3-4
Western Studies 3-4
Elective 3
Total 15-17
Spring Semester
Non-Western Studies 3-4
Foreign Language or Equivalent 3
Science 3-4
Non-Western Studies 3
ENWR 102 or Equivalent 3
Total 15-17
Year Two
Fall Semester
American Literature 3
Foreign Language or waived4
American History or waived 3
Math/Science 3
EDHS 201 Teaching as Profession 3
EDIS 288 Field Experience
(or Elective if 201/288 in Spring)
1
Total 17
Spring Semester
Social Science 3-4
Foreign Language or waived 4
Mathematics 3
Humanities 3
Elective or EDHS 201 and EDIS 288 4
Physical Education 1
Total 18-19
Year Three
Fall Semester
Courses in Major 6
Course in Related Field 3
EDIS 510, 511, or 512 (two req) 3
EDES 301 Learning/Development 3
EDES 388 Inst. Technology 2
Total 17
Spring Semester
Courses in Major 6
Course in Related Field 3
EDIS 510, 511, or 512 (two req) 3
EDIS 302 Exceptional Child 3
EDIS 388 Field Experience 1
Total 16
Year Four
Fall Semester
Courses Major/Related Field9
EDIS 530A Language Skills Block 3
EDIS 501 Curriculum/Instruction 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
EDIS 504 Psyched Assess Exc Ind 3
Total 18
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 3
EDIS 530B Language Skills Block 3
EDIS 514 Curr Exceptional Ind 2
EDIS 502 Instruction/Assessment 2
EDIS 488 Field Experience 1
EDIS 704 Classroom Management3
EDIS 590 Math for Exceptional Ind2
EDIS 508 Teaching Exceptional Ind 2
Total 18
Year Five
Fall Semester
EDIS 588 Teaching Associate 12
EDIS 587 Seminar Special Education 3
EDIS 586 Seminar Multicultural/Health Issues 1
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Major/Related Field 9
EDLP 710 Contemporary Issues 3
EDIS 788 Field Project 3
Total 15

Sample BSED Program For Communication Disorders (120 Credits)
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101 or Equivalent 3
BIOL 201 3
MATH 111 (or above) 3
American History 3
PSYC 101 3
PHYE 1
Total 16
Spring Semester
English Literature 3
Social Science Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3
BIOL 202 3
Statistics 3
Total 15
Year Two
Fall Semester
Humanities Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
EDES 315 or PSYC 250 3
Elective 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
PHYS 106N 3
EDES 316 3
EDHS 450 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total15
Entry into CDIS professional program.
Year Three
Fall Semester
EDHS 500 Intro to Comm. Disorders 3
EDHS 501 Phonetics 3
EDHS 505 Anat & Phys of Spch & Hear 3
Linguistics (PSYC 411, ANTH 341, or ANTH 240)3
Elective 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
EDIS 302 Exceptional Child 3
EDIS 502 Intro to S&H Science 3
EDIS 504 Asmt Tech for Excep Children 3
EDIS 512 or 513 Characteristics 3
Elective3
Total 15
Year Four
Fall Semester
EDHS 504 Clinical Process 2
EDHS 508 Intro to Audiology 3
EDIS 510 or 511 Characteristics3
EDES 545 Intro Instructional Computing 3
Elective 3
Total 14
Spring Semester
EDHS 515 Sign Language 2
EDHS 521 Intro to Lang. Dev. 3
Electives 10
Total 15

Note   40 credits in the CDIS professional training area. Requires 120 credits for graduation with BSED degree.

Suggested elective courses for interdisciplinary education:

EDHS 533 Communication Skills: Interpersonal
EDHS 542 Introduction to Motor Learning
LING 325 Intro to Linguistic Theory & Analysis
PHYS 121N Science of sound
PHYS 201 Principles of Physics
PSYC 215 Introduction to Cognition
PSYC 250 Introduction to Child Psychology
PSYC 311 Psychology of Language
PSYC 350 Psychology of Aging
PSYC 352 Adolescence: Theory & Development
PSYC 353 Development in Infancy

Sample BSED Program in Sports Medicine (120 Credits)
(Pre-Physical Therapy or Athletic Training)
Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101* 3
PSYC 101* 3
MATH 111 (or above)* 3
CHEM 141 3
CHEM 141 Lab 2
PHYE* 1
Total 15
Spring Semester
ENLT 248 3
Social Science 3
SOC 101* 3
PHYE* 1
CHEM 142 (recommended) 3
CHEM 142 Lab (recommended) 2
Total 15
Year Two
Fall Semester
RCSG 106 3
SOC 101* 3
Humanities 3
HIEU 201 (recommended) 4
BIOL 201* 3
BIOL 203 (lab)* 2
Total 18
Spring Semester
HIEU 202 (recommended) 4
Elective 3
PSYC Elective 3
Humanities 3
BIOL 202* 3
BIOL 204 Lab (recommended) 2
Total 18
Year Three
Fall Semester
EDHS 353 Anatomy* 3
EDHS 451 EM Medical Care* 4
EDHS 544 Athletic Injury and Lab 4
PHYS 201 3/4
PHYS 217 (Lab) 1.5
Total 15.5/16.5
Spring Semester
EDHS 354 Kinesiology* 3
EDHS 545 Adapted PE* 3
EDHS 450 Cont Health Issues* 3
Elective 3
PHYS 202 3/4
PHYS 218 Lab (recommended) 1.5
Total 16.5/17.5
Year Four
Fall Semester
PHYE 1
EDHS 441 Ex Physiology* 3
EDHS 446 Practicum* 3
EDHS 355 Sport Psych* 3
EDHS 553 Nutrition* 3
Elective 3
Total 16
Spring Semester
EDHS 561 Computer PE 3
EDHS 542 Motor Learning*3
PHYE 1
Statistics 3
Elective Emphasis Option 6
Total 16

* Required.


General Electives

The remaining credits, above the requirements in General Education, Professional Education, and Specialization in Teaching Fields, needed to complete the credits required for graduation may be elected, subject to the approval of the student's advisor,  from any courses offered in the University. (Note that all actions regarding registration for courses require the permission of the assigned Curry School advisor. B.A. students also need permission from their College advisor.)