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Elementary Education Certification Minor

Department

  • This minor is not associated with a department.

Minor Requirements

Seventy-four semester hours of courses with an EDUC field code plus SOCI 270. Minor is restricted to the following specific 77 hours of coursework. Students must complete at least half of the education coursework through Columbia College and maintain a 2.8 GPA with no grade less than C.

Education Coursework
SOCI/ANTH 270 - Minority Cultures and Relations 3 hours
EDUC 100 - Introduction to Education 3 hours 1, 2
EDUC 105 - Human Health 3 hours
EDUC 198 - Field Experience I 1 hour 1
EDUC 200 - Law, Ethics and Education 3 hours 3
EDUC/PSYC 230 - Educational Psychology 3 hours
EDUC 270 - Literature for Children and Adolescents 3 hours
EDUC 280 - Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy 3 hours
EDUC 298 - Field Experience II 1 hour 1
EDUC 300 - Techniques of Teaching 3 hours 1
EDUC 302 - Teaching Skills 3 hours
EDUC 311 - Classroom and Behavior Management Techniques 3 hours 1
EDUC 322 - Educational Measurement and Assessment 3 hours
EDUC 331 - Teaching of Reading 3 hours 1
EDUC 335 - Teaching Creative Arts and Movement to Children 3 hours
EDUC 337 - Teaching Language Arts in Middle and Elementary Schools 3 hours
EDUC 338 - Teaching Reading in the Content Area 3 hours 1, 2
EDUC 352 - Teaching Science to Elementary Children 3 hours
EDUC 354 - Teaching Social Studies to Elementary Children 3 hours
EDUC 358 - Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3 hours 1
EDUC 380 - Diagnostic and Corrective Reading 3 hours
EDUC 390 - Education and Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3 hours
EDUC/PSYC 391 - Child Psychology 3 hours
EDUC 400 - Senior Seminar 3 hours (Take course in the semester prior to student teaching)
EDUC 420 - Student Teaching in the Elementary School 12 hours 3 (16 weeks)

Note(s):
1 Includes Field Experience
2 Must be taken within first 9 hours of EDUC classes
3 Meets college Ethics requirement

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