Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- The candidate understands how learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually within and across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas, and designs and implements developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
- The candidate uses understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.
- The candidate works with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, and that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
- The candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches and creates learning experiences that make these aspects of the discipline accessible and meaningful for learners to assure mastery of the content.
- The candidate understands how to connect concepts and use differing perspectives to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving related to authentic local and global issues.
|TCH-ED 160||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|TCH-ED 400||Child Development||3|
|or TCH-ED 420||Adolescent Development|
|TCH-ED 403||Educational Psychology||3|
|TCH-ED 404||Education of the Exceptional Child and Youth||3|
|Electives (some recommendations below): 1||6|
|Number Systems and Related Topics|
|Geometry for Elementary Teachers|
|Health, Safety, and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education|
|Legal and Ethical Aspects of Teaching|
|Cultural Diversity and Teaching English Language Learners|
|Teaching and Learning with Technology|
|Introduction To Early Childhood Education|
|Middle School Philosophy and Organization|
|Elementary Music Methods|
|Introduction to Language Acquisition and Diversity|
|Teaching Healthy Behaviors in the Schools|
|Language & Literacy across the Disciplines (with permission)|
|Strategies For Effective Classroom Management (with permission)|
|Practicum I - Middle and High School (with permission)|
Classes fulfilling the Minor in Education elective requirements will be determined by student’s education interest level and approved by the interest area advisor. Students in the 4+1 program may also be approved to take content area courses as electives in the minor.