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Plan of Study

Requirements:

Tier I: Core Courses (9 credits)

New # Course Title Credits
TED 505 Issues in Education 3
TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3
TED 515 Multicultural Perspectives in Education 3

Before moving on to Tier II or after completion of first 12 credits, students must:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Pass the Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST)
  • Demonstrate competency in writing

Tier II: Methods Courses (31 credits)

New # Course Title Credits
TED 525 Teaching Literacy and Language Arts 1-6 3
TED 530 Teaching Social Studies/The Arts 1-6 3
TED 535 Teaching Science/Technology 1-6 3
TED 540 Teaching Math/Technology 1-6 3
TED 545 Promoting Wellness in the Classroom 1
TED 650 Second Language Acquisition 3
TED 655 Fundamentals of Linguistics 3
TED 660 English and Its Structure 3
TED 665 Literacy K-12 in the TESOL Program 3
TED 670 Teaching the Content Areas in TESOL Programs 3
TED 677 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in ESOL Prog. 3

Before moving on to Tier III, students must:

  • Pass the Assessment of Teaching Skills Written (ATS-W)
  • Pass the Content Specialty Tests (CST) in Childhood Education and TESOL

Tier III: Field Experience (6 credits)

New # Course Title Credits
TED 775 Field Experience: Childhood Education and TESOL 2
TED 780

or

TED 781
Seminar and Student Teaching: Childhood Ed. And TESOL
or
Seminar and Supervised Teaching: Childhood Ed. And TESOL
4

Total 46 Credits

Portfolio Requirements

Initial portfolios should be submitted after 12-15 credits. A student must have a passing first portfolio submission in order to apply for student teaching.

Final portfolios should be submitted one semester prior to the final semester in the program. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.

See Portfolio Guidelines