2018-19 Degree Plan

Elementary Education (Science Concentration), BSED

College of Education: Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
MATH 111: Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers I 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course(s) 4 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
EDUC 101: Introduction to Education 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 32 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
MATH 215: Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course(s) 4 C
HIST 101, 102, 161, 162, 260, 463, or any Humanities Core Course 3 C
LING 101: Introduction to study of language 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 49 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Physical and Natural Science Core Course(s) 4 C
HIST 101, 102, 161, 162, 260, 463, or any Humanities Core Course 3 C
EDPY 310: Learning and the classroom 3 C
CJ 130: Public Speaking or CJ 220: Communication for Teachers 3 C
NTSC 261L: Physical Science 4 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 66 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
NTSC 263L: Environmental Science 4 C
NTSC 262L: Life Science 4 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
ARTE 214: Art in Elementary and Special Classrooms I or MUSE 298: Music for the Elementary Teacher or Any Fine Arts Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 81 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MSET 365: Microcomputers in Schools 3 C
EDUC 330L: Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students I 3 B
EDPY 472: Classroom assessment 3 C
LLSS 443: Childrens Literature (Literatura Infantil) 3 C
Diversity/Speciality Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 98 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
EDUC 401L:: Creating Effective K-8 Learning Environments I 1 B
EDUC 411L: K-8 Field Experience I 1 CR
Diversity/Speciality course II 3 C
EDUC 333L: Teaching Oral and Written Language in the Elementary School 3 B
EDUC 361L: Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary School 3 B
EDUC 353L: Teaching Science k-8 3 B
Elective 3 C/CR
Term Hours: 17
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 113 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
EDUC 402L: Creating Effective K-8 Learning Environments II 1 B
EDUC 321L: Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary School 3 B
EDUC 412L: K-8 Field Experience II 2 CR
SPCD 489: Introduction to Assistive Technology in Special Education 3 C
EDUC 331L: Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School 3 B
Diversity/Speciality course III 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
EDUC 403L: Using Assessment: Creating Effective K-8 Learning Environments III 1 B
EDUC 413L: K-8 Field Experience III - Student Teaching 6 CR
Term Hours: 7
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative GPA for admission and 2.0 cumulative GPA for graduation from the College of Education.

  • Concentration- Teaching Field Course Options

    12 hours to include at least 1 course from 3 of the following 4:
    • Physics or Environmental Science
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Earth and Planetary Science or Astronomy

  • Diversity/specialty strand course I, II, and III- Choose from 1 strand: General Diversity Strand LLSS 175 LLSS 315 LLSS 321 OR Bilingual Education Strand LLSS 453 LLSS 456/556 LLSS 300 LLSS 482 LLSS 455 LLSS 479/579 LLSS 457/557 OR TESOL Strand LLSS 453 LLSS 456/556 LLSS 482 LLSS 458 LLSS 459 OR Special Education Strand SPCD 402/502 SPCD 407/507 SPCD 411/511 SPCD 419/519 SPCD 420/520 SPCD 430/530 SPCD 440/540 SPCD 452/552 SPCD 459/559 SPCD 460/560 SPCD 465 SPCD 483/583 SPCD 484/584 SPCD 493

  • HIST 101, 102, 161, 162, 260, 463, or any Humanities Core Courses
    HIST 101: Western Civilization to 1648
    HIST 102: Western Civilization post 1648
    HIST 161: US History to 1877
    HIST 162: US History since 1877
    HIST 260: History of New Mexico
    HIST 463: Hispanic Frontiers