Education (Grades EC-6), Bachelor of Science
|Required Support Courses||18|
- 45 advanced credit hours required for degree
- 30 upper-division hours and 25% of total semester hours required for this degree must be completed at A&M-SA to satisfy residency requirement
- CIP Code: 30.9999
Course List Code Title Credits Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 1301 Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 Composition II 3 MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 Life & Physical Science 3 Life & Physical Science 3 Language/Philosophy/Culture 3 Creative Arts 3 American History 3 American History 3 Government/Political Science 3 Government/Political Science 3 Social & Behavioral Science 3 SPCH 1315 Fund of Public Speaking 3 Component Option Course from Approved List 3 Subtotal: 42 Required Support Courses 2 UNIV 1301 First Year Seminar 1 3 EDCI 1301 Introduction to Teaching 3 Additional Life & Physical Science 6 MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3 MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3 Subtotal: 18 Major Courses 4,5 HIST 2301 Texas History 3 EDCI 3309 Educator Roles & Respon 3 EDCI 3303 Knowledge of Pedagogy & Assess 3 EDRG 3315 Early Literacy Instruction 3 EDCI 3102 PE & Health in Elementary Classrooms 1 EDCI 3103 Art & Theatre in Elementary Classrooms 1 EDCI 3104 Music in Elementary Classrooms 1 EDCI 3320 Analyzing Issues of Diversity 3 EDCI 3304 Pedagogy II: Instr. Practice 3 EDRG 3316 Early Literacy & Language II 3 EDRG 3331 Disciplinary Literacy 3 EDCI 3348 Classroom Management: Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers 3 EDCI 3315 Approaches & Methods in ESL 3 EDCI 3321 Educational Interventions 3 EDCI 4350 SS Mthds: Early Child 3 EDRG 4349 Language Arts Methods: Element 3 EDCI 4301 Teaching and Pedagogy for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers 3 EDCI 4346 Science Methods: Early Childhood and Elementary Levels 3 EDCI 4347 Math Methods: Early Childhood and Elementary Levels 3 EDRG 4389 Intermediate and Middle School 3 EDFR 3110 Field Lab Residency I 1 EDFR 4613 Elementary Clinical Teaching: Field Residency III 6 Subtotal: 61 Total Credits 121
Other courses may satisfy core curriculum requirements. Courses listed under the core curriculum above are also specific degree requirements and are recommended in the core to expedite degree completion.
Recommended that all courses above be completed before Field Residency I Semester. AAT Completion Highly recommended.
EDUC 2301 may be substituted for UNIV 1301 First Year Seminar
Courses are listed in suggested order of completion
‘C' or higher required in EDXX courses
Completion of 45 hours; all with a C or better; Cumulative GPAof 2.75; Qualifying scores in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.
Course List Code Title Credits EDCI 1301 Introduction to Teaching 3 ENGL 1301 Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 Composition II 3 MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3 MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3 HIST 1301 US History to 1865 3 HIST 1302 US History from 1865 3 HIST 2301 Texas History 3 SPCH 1315 Fund of Public Speaking 3 2 Life & Physical Sciences
Note: For state approved programs leading to certification, as the state implements new requirements for certification, changes at the state level become compulsory at the time required with or without notice. It is the student’s responsibility to consult their major academic advisor and catalog for any new updates or changes. Catalog and Degree Plans expire in 6 years
Completion of this degree plan requires admission to the Educator Preparation Program and successful completion of required field residencies and student teaching.
This suggested plan of study is intended to be used as a guide in conjunction with official degree requirements outlined in the catalog. While this plan demonstrates a course of study that covers eight semesters, each student’s academic path is unique and your timeline may look different. Students should regularly consult with academic advisors as they plan their course schedules as course offerings may vary.