Licensure / K-6 Licensure

The elementary education licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of elementary school students. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the elementary teacher education program, students must complete the requirements for their chosen major as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


From the General Education Requirements

Humanities and Social Sciences

Select one HIS course from below:

HIS-214 - American History to 1876 (3.00 cr.)

HIS-270 - Introduction to Native American History and Cultures (3.00 cr.)

HIS-314 - Colonial American History (3.00 cr.)

HIS-333 - History of the South (3.00 cr.)

HIS-343 - History of North Carolina (3.00 cr.)

ENG-320 - Young Adult Literature (3.00 cr.)

(prerequisite: ENG-200)

PSY-312 - Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3.00 cr.)

(prerequisite: EDU 234 or PSY 100)

SOC-335 - Race and Ethnic Relations (3.00 cr.)

(prerequisite of a 200-level sociology course or EDU 232)

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EDU-345 - Language Minorities in Public Schools (3.00 cr.)

Natural and Mathematical Science

BIO-105 - Modern Biological Concepts (3.00 cr.)

BIO-145 - Modern Biological Concepts Laboratory (1.00 cr.)

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BIO-110 - Principles of Biology (3.00 cr.)

BIO-151 - Principles of Biology Laboratory (1.00 cr.)

GEO-200 - Earth Science (3.00 cr.)

GEO-240 - Earth Science Laboratory (1.00 cr.)

MAT-175 - Statistics I (3.00 cr.)

MAT-160 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics I: Problem Solving, Number, Operation and Measurement (3.00 cr.)

MAT-260 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics II: Geometry, Algebra, Functions, Data Analysis, and Probability (3.00 cr.)

Arts and Aesthetics

EDU-244 - Fundamental Concepts of the Arts in Education (4.00 cr.)


Professional Education Requirements

Professional Education, General

EDU-232 - Schools and Social Change (3.00 cr.)

EDU-234 - Teaching and Learning (3.00 cr.)

EDU-305 - Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education, Methods

ESS-742 - Methods of Healthful Living Education (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-304 - Learning and Teaching Mathematics in the Primary Grades (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-310 - Literacy I - Integrated Literacy Methods for the Elementary Classroom (3.00 cr.)

EDU-358 - Social Studies in the Elementary School (2.00 cr.)

EDU-359 - Science in the Elementary School (2.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(prerequisite: BIO 105/145 or BIO 110/151 and GEO 200 and 240)

EDU-404 - Learning and Teaching Mathematics in the Intermediate Grades (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship - last semester of teacher education program

EDU-410 - Literacy II - Integrated Literacy Methods for the Elementary Classroom (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-451 - K-6 Practicum (1 - 1.00 cr.)

(for K-6 students who are student teaching in the fall)

EDU-460 - Colloquium in Education (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-490 - Observation and Directed Teaching (9.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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