General Education Requirements
B.S.Ed. degree candidates must complete the following General Education courses required by the College of Education and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education..
|First Year Writing|
|ENGL 1100||First-Year Writing (MOTR ENGL 200)||3|
|or HIST 1111||Reacting to the Past|
|MATH 1030||College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)||3|
|EDUC 2222||Interpretation: Connecting Audiences and Meaning||3|
|or COMM 1040||Introduction to Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)|
|ED TECH 2230||Information Literacy||3|
|American History and Government|
|POL SCI 1100||Introduction to American Politics (MOTR POSC 101)||3|
|Humanities and Fine Arts|
|ART ED 2179||Visual Art Activities for Elementary School||3|
|MUS ED 2770||An Introduction to Music for the Elementary School Teacher||3|
|Additional Course in Humanities or Fine Arts||3|
|ED PSY 2212||Child and Adolescent Development||3|
|GEOG 1001||Introduction to Geography (MOTR GEOG 101)||3|
|or GEOG 1002||World Regions (MOTR GEOG 101)|
|HIST 1001||American Civilization to 1865 (MOTR HIST 101)||3|
|or HIST 1002||American Civilization 1865 to Present (MOTR HIST 102)|
|Math and Life/Natural Sciences|
|BIOL 1012||General Biology (MOTR BIOL 100)||3|
|GEOL 1001||General Geology||4|
|Additional course in Chemistry OR Physics OR combines Chemistry/Physics||3|
Related Area Requirements
|MATH 1150||Structure of Mathematical Systems I||3|
|MATH 2510||Structure of Mathematical Systems II||3|
|ECON 1052||Microeconomics for the School Curriculum||3|
|ATM SCI 1001||Elementary Meteorology||4|
|or ASTRON 1001||Cosmic Evolution Introductory Astronomy (MOTR ASTR 100)|
|HLTH PE 3432||Teaching Health and Physical Education in Elementary Schools||3|
|ENGL 3100||Junior-Level Writing||3|
All students must complete the program requirements as well as the emphasis area courses.
Professional education courses must be completed with a grade point average of 3.0 and no grade lower than a C.
Note: Beginning with those students graduating in May, 2017 and receiving teacher certification, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires a 3.0 GPA in professional education courses, a 3.0 GPA in the teaching content field, and a 2.75 overall GPA.
Students must pass the relevant exit test to receive the B.S.Ed. degree.
|Introduction to Education|
|TCH ED 1000||Building Community, Culture, and Learning in Education||1|
|TCH ED 1001||Early Clinical Experience: Community Agency||1|
|Level I: Education in Community Contexts|
|TCH ED 2000||Becoming a Professional Educator||1|
|TCH ED 2001||Early Clinical Experience: Schools||1|
|TCH ED 2209||Foundations of Teaching in American Schools||2|
|Level II: Teaching and Learning Across Context and Clinical Experiences|
|ED PSY 3312||Psychology of Learning, Instruction, and Assessment||3|
|ELE ED 3338||Teaching Elementary Literacy in Inclusive Settings: Literacy Assessment and Learning||3|
|SPEC ED 3318||Inclusive Classrooms||3|
|TCH ED 3001||Mid-Level Clinical Experience: Diverse Learners||1|
|TCH ED 3212||Sociolinguistics and Communication in the Classroom||3|
|ECH ED 3302||Introduction to Inclusive Early Childhood Education||3|
|ECH ED 3332||Literacy, Learning and Instruction for the Young Child||3|
|ECH ED 3350||Family and Professional Partnerships within School/Community||3|
|Level III: Instructional Application in Studio Schools|
|ELE ED 3339||Teaching Elementary Literacy in Inclusive Settings: Literacy Instruction and Learning||4|
|ELE ED 4246||Teaching Elementary Mathematics in Inclusive Settings I||3|
|ELE ED 4342||Teaching Elementary Mathematics in Inclusive Settings II||3|
|SPEC ED 4323||Classroom Management and Positive Behavioral Supports in Inclusive Educational Settings||3|
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
- Continually reflect on professional growth to improve student learning outcomes/enhance student learning.
- Integrate technology to create meaningful student learning within the context of a global digital society.
- Apply content and pedagogical knowledge to create authentic and deep learning experiences.
- Use learning science principles to design, implement, and evaluate curriculum based on learning standards.
- Foster effective working relationships with students, school colleagues, families, and community members to enhance student learning and well-being.
- Design and establish a safe, inclusive, and respectful learning environment that nurtures the intellectual, social, and personal development of all students.
- Use equitable frameworks and inclusive practices to create a variety of instructional and assessment opportunities adapted to diverse learners to encourage all students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.