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Elementary Education (1-6) - 71 Credits - BS

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

The undergraduate education program at William Woods University is committed to the development of reflective teachers, who draw upon the skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary for high-impact careers in the field. A variety of authentic experiential learning opportunities and vital partnerships with local school districts allow teacher candidates to apply the pedagogical principles introduced in their coursework. The WWU undergraduate education program continues to develop responsive and rigorous curriculum designed to engage students in the historical, cultural, political, social, psychological and technological aspects of teaching. With a small faculty dedicated to the success of each student, William Woods teacher candidates will find the program to be collaborative and learner-focused.

Education majors must complete all major courses, including concentration and secondary certification courses (if applicable), with a final grade of ‘C’ or better. *Students must have applied and received admission to the Teacher Education Program in order to take 400 level courses. Please speak with your advisor or the department of education if you have questions.

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Core Credits: 71.00

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 201 Multicultural Education -D 3.00
EDU 211 Educational Technology I 3.00
EDU 231 Exceptional Child 3.00
EDU 250 Foundations of Education 3.00
EDU 258 Cross Categorical Disabilities 3.00
EDU 291 Beginning Clinical Experience 2.00
EDU 317 Teaching Language Arts & Children's Literature 3.00
EDU 318 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 319 Teaching Science in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 341 Teaching Mathematics 3.00
EDU 351 Language Development 3.00
EDU 358 Teaching Cross Categorical Disabilities 3.00
EDU 392 Reading & Wrtng in the Content Area 3.00
EDU 393 Teaching Reading and Writing 3.00
EDU 395 Intermediate Clinical Experience 3.00
EDU 422 Measurement & Assessment in Education 3.00
EDU 441 Student Centered Reading & Writing 3.00
EDU 453 Classroom Management 3.00
EDU 490 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 9.00
EDU 492 Educational Seminar 3.00
MAT 231 Understanding Mathematics for Tchrs 3.00
PED 352 Instrctnl Techniques in Health K-12 3.00
PSY 221 Educational Psychology -S 3.00
PSY 226 Child and Adolescent Development -S 3.00


Concentration Hours
Early Childhood Certification Concentration - 13 Credits 13.00

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