Degree Requirements

B.A. DEGREE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION K-5-5-8

129 S. H OR HIGHER DEPENDING ON ACADEMIC MAJOR (CODE 24111)
GENERAL EDUCATION 43-44
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 12

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030 Composition 3
MATH 1000 College Algebra 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication 3
GE 2022 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

ENG 2403 World Literature 3
AH 1700 Art History 3
Music 1050 or Music 1000 3
Social Sciences 9
HIST 1000 Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
GEOG 2010 World Geography 3
Science and Mathematics 10 or 11
MATH 1010 Foundations of Math 3
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology    4

Additional Science Course: 3-4
Health & Physical Education 3
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 19
PSY 2100 Child Psychology 3
PSY 2110 Psychology of Adolescence 3
HIST 2303 US History to 18772 3
HIST 2304 US History 1877 to Present 3
PED 1101, or 1103, or 1105 1
ID 2950 The Child & Technology 3
ID 2955 Disabled Persons in Am. Soc. 3

FREE ELECTIVES 0-9
(Depending on academic major requirements)

ACADEMIC MAJOR 30 OR MORE S.H.
(See academic advisor in that department for requirements)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION(2) 30
Sophomore Level
EMSE 2802 Exploring Teach/Lab Exp 5-83 3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curriculum Evaluation-Learner 3
EDUC 3400 Language Arts and Reading 3
EMSE 3140 Soc. Studies & Current Issues 3
EMSE 3123 Math & Science in Education 3
EMSE 3300 Middle School Curr/Phil4 3
EMSE 3802 Preprof Field Exp. in Mid School 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching ELL 1
Senior Level
EMSE 4812 Professional Internship(5) 9
(take with EMSE 4900 for Teacher Work Sample)

CAPSTONE COURSE
EMSE 4900 Senior Seminar 3

(1) Required of all Freshmen and Transfers with fewer than 10 credits
(2) All courses must be passed with a B- or higher; field courses with S
(3) Teacher Work Sample Portfolio preparation begins in this class
(4) Take EMSE 3300 with EMSE 3802 for Teacher Work Sample
(5) The Elementary Education: Content Knowledge Praxsis exam must be passed before taking Professional Internship.

Teacher Work Sample is completed in EMSE 4812 and EMSE 4900

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

DR. GILDA DEL RISCO

Hutchinson Hall, 330B
T: 908-737-3902
F: 908-737-4275
gdelrisc@kean.edu
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