9: Curry School of Education

General Information | Teacher Education Degree Programs | Course Descriptions | Faculty

General Education | Professional Education Courses | Teaching Fields | Elementary Education Programs
Secondary Education Programs | Special Education Programs | Health and Physical Education Program
Sports Studies: Sports Medicine Program | Communication Disorders Program | Sample Programs
Elementary | Secondary | Physical Education with Health or Athletic Training Option
B.A.-M.T. in Special Education | B.S.Ed. in Communication Disorders | B.S.Ed. in Sports Medicine | General Electives

Sample Program for Elementary Teachers

Year One
Fall Semester
ENWR 101or equivalent3
Foreign Language or equivalent3-4
Science3-4
Western Civilization4
Elective3
Total16-18
Spring Semester
Foreign Language or equivalent3-4
Science3-4
Non-Western Studies3
Electives6
Total15-17
Year Two
Fall Semester
American/English Literature3
Foreign Language or waived3
U.S. History3
Math or Science3
Humanities or
EDIS 201 and EDIS 288
3-4
Total15-16
Spring Semester
Social Science3-4
Foreign Language or waived3
Mathematics3
Humanities3
Humanities or
EDIS 201 and EDIS 288
3-4
Total15-17
Year Three
Fall Semester
Courses in Major9
Course in Related Field3
EDLF 301Learning and Development3
EDLF 345Introduction to Educational Technology2
Total17
Spring Semester
Courses in Major9
Course in Related Field3
EDIS 302Exceptional Learner3
EDIS 388Field Experience1
Total16
Year Four
Fall Semester
Courses in Major/Related Field6
EDIS 530ALanguage Skills Block3
EDIS 501Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary and Special Education2
EDIS 488Field Experience1
EDIS 531AReasoning Skills Blocks3
Total15
Spring Semester
Courses in Major/Related Field6
EDIS 530BLanguage Skills Block3
EDIS 502Instruction and Assessment: Elementary and Special Education2
EDIS 488Field Experience1
EDIS 531BReasoning Skills Block3
Total15
Year Five
Fall Semester
EDIS 588Teaching Associateship12
EDIS 587Seminar: Teaching Methods (Elementary Education)3
EDIS 586Multicultural and Health Issues1
Total16
Spring Semester
Courses in Major/Related Field9
EDLF 710Contemporary Issues3
EDIS 788Field Project3
Total15


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