Academics

Education Program Requirements      

REPA INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD - Revised 6/30/10

Student Name: Advisor: Date:
     

Course Number

Name

Cr. Hr.

Grade(Transfer)

Notes

GENERAL EDUCATION

ENGL 103

Rhetoric & Composition

3

ENGL 104

Rhetoric & Composition

3

ENGL 111

The Literary Experience

3

HUMN 110

Foundations of Western Culture

3

ECON 160

Economic Theory and Personal Finance

3

PHIL 200

Great Philosophical Ideas

3

RLST 110/210

Social Justice

3

RLST 130

Introductory to Religious Studies

3

HIST 111/115/120

American or Western Civilization or World Civilization

3

MFA 200/270

Introduction to Performing Arts or Visual Arts

3

SOCL 210

General Sociology

3

PSYC 100

Introduction to Psychology

3

BIOL 111

General Biology

4

SCIE 110

The Logic of Science

4

MATH 103

Intermediate Algebra

3

MATH 148

Math for Elementary Teachers I

3

MATH 149

Math for Elementary Teachers II

3

CMIS 115/225

Computer Literacy or Bus. Microcomputer Applications

3

GENL 100

College Survival

2

GENL 110

Becoming a Master Student

1

GENL 299

General Education Capstone

3

Subtotal

62

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

EDU 200

Introduction Teaching

3

EDU 299

Education Seminar

0

EDU 300

Education Psychology

3

EDU 311

Foundation of Education

3

EDU 313

Child Development

3

EDU 325

Technology in Education

3

EDU 342

Curriculum Development

3

EDU 370

Measurement and Assessment

3

EDU 391

Cultural Values in Education

3

EDU 400

Children Literature

3

EDU 430

Educating Exceptional Students

3

EDU 436

Management Strategies for the Classroom

3

EDU 481

Developmental Reading

3

EDU 483

Social Studies and Lang Arts in Elementary

3

EDU 484

Corrective Reading

3

EDU 485

Mathematics and Science in Elementary

3

EDU 487

Integrated Arts, Music and PE./Health

4

EDU 494

Student Teaching

12

Subtotal

61

Content Minor

15-20

Total

132-135

Elementary Content Minors: Choose at least one minor

Social Studies Minor

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
HIST 110
American Civilization
3
SSC 225
Human Geography
3
HIST 115
World Civilization
3
Upper Level
Social Science Content
3
SOCL 210
Sociology
3
Upper Level
Social Science Content
3
ECON 160
Economics
3
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
PLSC 220
American Political Systems
3
EDUC 421
EDUC 424
Middle School Methods for Social Studies
1
2
Sub Total
15
Subtotal
15
Total
30


Language Arts Minor:

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
ENGL 111
The Literary Experience
3
ENGL 260/1
English Literature
3
ENGL 250
Stories
3
ENGL 310
Shakespeare
3
ENGL 255
Foundations of Western Literature
3
ENGL 430
Creative Writing
3
ENGL 325
Advanced Composition
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
ENGL 480, 481, OR 482
Diversity in Literature
3
EDUC 421
EDUC 423
Middle School Methods for Language Arts
1
2
ENGL 460
Drama
15
Subtotal
15
Total
30


Science Minor:

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
BIOL 111

General Biology
4
GEO 110
Earth Space Science
4
BIOL 240
Conservation Biology
4
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
PHYS 100
Mechanical Universe
4
EDUC 421
EDUC 425
Middle School Methods for Science
1
2
SCIE 110
Logic of Science
4
Subtotal
10
CHM 110
General Chemistry
4
Total
30
Sub Total
20


Mathematics Minor:

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
MATH 148
Math for Elementary I
3
MATH 220
Brief Survey of Calculus
3
MATH 149
Math for Elementary II
3
MATH 171
Principles of Statistics
3
MATH 103
Intermediate Algebra
3
MATH 201
Analytic Geometry
3
MATH 104
Algebra/Trigonometry
3
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
MATH 110
Finite
3
EDUC 421
EDUC 428
Middle School Methods for Mathematics
1
2
MATH 115
College Geometry
3
Subtotal
15
Sub Total
18
Total
32


Visual Arts Minor:

Minor

Middle School Addition – Optional

Course Number
Name
Cr. Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
Course Number
Name
Cr.
Hr.
Grade (Transfer)
Notes
MFA 200

Performing Arts
3
MFA 475
Digital Photography
3
MFA 270
Visual Arts
3
MFA Electives
Media
6
MFA 280 or 281
Art History
3
EDUC 426
Middle School Theories
3
MFA 360
Drawing
3
EDUC 421
EDUC 429
Middle School Methods for Visual Art
2
1
MFA 350
Painting
3
Subtotal
15
Sub Total
15
Total
30



All education majors must fulfill the General Education requirements as listed in the General Education Program in this College catalog as well as other requirements for the appropriate certificate or degree (see General Education requirements). Students seeking entrance into the Education Program are required to successfully pass Praxis I. This state test is required for certification in most states.

B.S. in Elementary Education

The total program for a B.S. in Elementary Education consists of 135 hours as follows:

General Education Requirements (56 hours)

  • Life and Physical Sciences (4 hours) to include Biology 150

  • Mathematics (6 hours) to include Mathematics 103 and 150

  • Other Requirements (15 hours): Psychology 250; Alcohol and Substance Abuse (Human Services 200) and Computer Information Systems 255; Cultural Values in Education 391; Professional Education and Content Area

  • (54 hours) Education 200, 299, 300, 311, 313, 325, 342, 370, 400, 430, 436, 481, 483, 484, 485, 486, 494, 499.



Curriculum for the Preparation of Secondary Teachers

  • General Education – 56 hours

  • Other requirements – 9 hours

  • Content Area – 36-54 hours

  • Professional Education 45-48 hours of content courses

  • Business/Secondary Education

  • English/Secondary Education

  • Journalism/Secondary Education

  • Science

  • Digital and Studio Arts

  • Social Studies

Note: Choose one or more of the following science tracks:
Life Science
Chemistry
Physics
Physical Science
Earth/Space Science

Note: Choose three of the five social studies tracks:
Economics
History
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology


Second Degree
Any student with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university may obtain a second B.S. degree in Elementary Education or required professional education courses. Secondary Education academic work is completed in the respective education major/minor at Calumet College of St. Joseph


Licensing Information
State requirements for licensing vary; in general, all states require:

  • A four-year curriculum leading to the bachelor degree;

  • Academic credit in major and minor areas, or, in the case of elementary teachers, adherence to a specified curriculum;

  • Professional courses in education;

  • Passing both the core and specialty areas of a standardized test battery;

  • Recommendation by the Licensing Advisor; and

Further information about the education program can be found in the Education Handbook. Checklists for all education programs are available from the College's Licensing Advisor in the Education Office or members of the education faculty.