2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Education with Major in Elementary Education

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 which must be from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. EHD General Graduation Requirements (see EHD listing).

III. The Following Curriculum:

T&L 252Child Development3
or PSYC 250 Developmental Psychology
GEOG 151Human Geography3
or GEOG 161 World Regional Geography
Selet one of the following (History):3
Western Civilization I
Western Civilization II
United States to 1877
United States since 1877
History of North Dakota
MATH 103College Algebra *3
Total Credits12

A. Science Requirement:

One science with corresponding lab

Additionally, students must take a science course in the following four science areas: physical, biological, earth, and space studies. This coursework may be selected from the Essential Studies course list or from T&L 400-level science courses. Note that T&L science courses count as elective courses in the major and cannot be applied towards Essential Studies graduation requirements.

IV. Minor or Specialty Area:

Each student must have a minor or specialty area consisting of 20 credits. Two courses or a maximum of six credits may be transferred from your Essential Studies to your minor or specialty area. Select from: Anthropology, Art, English Language Learner/Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education, Economics, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Geography, History, Indian Studies, Kindergarten Endorsement, Literacy Education, Mathematics, Middle School, Music, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Science, Social Studies, Sociology, Special Education, Technology Education or Visual Arts.

V. Introductory Courses: 

T&L 250Introduction to Education3
T&L 328Survey of Children's Literature3
T&L 251Understanding Individuals with Different Abilities3
Total Credits9

 VI. Post Admission Courses:

MATH 277Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers3
Select one of the following:3
T&L 335Understanding Readers and Writers3
T&L 339Educational Technology2
KIN 305Health/Physical Education for Early Childhood and Elementary Education Teachers3
T&L 324Integrating the Arts in the Elementary Classroom3
T&L 432Learning Environments3
T&L 404Assessment in the Elementary Classroom1
T&L 405Data Literacy for Teachers1
T&L 433Multicultural Education3
T&L 417Writing & Language Arts Methods2
Total Credits27

VII. Education Methods Courses:

TEAM (Taken as a block of courses)

T&L 410Teaching Reading in the Elementary School Classroom (TEAM)3
T&L 430Social Studies in the Elementary School (Team)3
T&L 440Mathematics in Elementary School (Team)3
T&L 470Science in the Elementary School (TEAM)3
T&L 486Field Experience2
Total Credits14

VIII. Student Teaching and Related Courses:

T&L 487Student Teaching13
T&L 488Senior Seminar1
T&L 489Senior Capstone: Responsive Teaching3

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Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382