Information for Education Students
This is important information regarding implementation of revised curriculum for Education students who enrolled BEFORE 2013-14.
Students who entered before 2013-14 will be audited according to the following guidelines:
- Beginning with the December 2013 graduating class, students need 130 credits to graduate.
- Students need to complete all required courses from either the current curriculum, the revised curriculum, or a combination of both. See chart below of Schedule for Courses That Have Changed.
- Current students will not be held responsible for courses/credits that are dropped and have no replacement courses/credits.
See Curriculum Changes Beginning 2013-14 for general information about curriculum changes.
Schedule of When Courses are Dropped from Curriculum1
|Required Courses/Credits||Last Year Required/Taught|
|MUS0001 Introduction Music||2012-13|
|1 keyboard credit for ECE and elementary ed majors||2012-13|
|All keyboard and vocal/choral requirements for secondary majors||2012-13|
|EDU1201 Foundations of Education||2012-13|
|1 credit of Phy. Ed. Activity Courses for elementary ed majors2||2012-13|
|2 credits of Phy. Ed. Activity Courses for ECE and secondary majors3||2012-13|
|SSC1210 Physical Geography||2013-14|
1 Courses that have replacement courses are listed in the second chart as courses that have changed.
2 Minors may still require this credit.
3 Phy. Ed. Majors retain this requirement.
Schedule for Courses That Have Changed
|New Courses||Year Course Begins||Notes|
|SCI1003 Biology||2013-14||Replaces SCI1001 Our Living World|
|SCI1103 Physical Science||2013-14||Replaces SCI1101 Our Physical World|
|SSC3210 World Regional Geography||2013-14||Replaces SSC2201 Geography of North America1|
|MTH2003 Elements of Mathematics||2013-14||Replaces MTH2001 Contemp Math for Teachers & MTH2002 Modern Concepts of Geometry|
|EDU4221 Educating the Exceptional Learner||2013-14||Replaces EDU4220 Educating the Exceptional Child|
|EDU3411 Literacy Clinical||2013-14||Replaces EDU3410 Junior Clinical|
|Choirs & Wind Symphony earning 1 credit||2013-14||Replaces earning .5 credits|
|EDU3241 Teaching Science Concepts||2014-15||Replaces EDU3240 Teaching Science2|
|EDU3245 Teaching Math||2015-16||Taught in regular semesters3|
|EDU4260 Elementary Student Teaching II (6 credits)||2016-17||Replaces EDU4252 Elementary Student Teaching II (5 credits)|
1 SSC2201 Geography of North America remains as an elective and remains in the social studies major.
2 In 2014-15 and 2015-2016 EDU3241 Teaching Science Concepts is taught in the regular semesters and EDU3240 Teaching Science is taught in the professional semesters (seniors). EDU3240 Teaching Science is dropped from the professional semesters after 2015-16.
3 In 2015-16 EDU3245 Teaching Math is taught in both the regular semesters and in the professional semesters (seniors). EDU3245 Teaching Math is dropped from the professional semesters after 2015-16.