Degree Requirements - Elementary & Bilingual Education

B.A. DEGREE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION K-5

GENERAL EDUCATION AND LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 45-46
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030* Composition(2) 3
MATH 1000 College Algebra(2) 3
(or MATH 1010, 1016, 1030)(2)
COMM 1402 Speech Communication(2) 3
GE 2022 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9
ENG 2403 World Literature 3
AH 1700 Art History 3
Music 1050 (recommended) 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 (or MATH 1016, 1030, 1054)
BIO 1000* Principles of Biology(2) 4
ONE course from one of the following areas: 3
Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Physics or Interdisciplinary 3/4    
(If Academic Major or Content area is science, take required course) Health & Physical Education 4
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3
PED 1101, or 1103, or 1105 1

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 15

PSY 2100 Child Psychology 3
HIST 2303** US History to 18772 3
HIST 2304** US History 1877 to Present 3
ID 2950 The Child & Technology 3
ID 2955 Disabled Persons in Am. Soc. 3
PS 1010 Intro to Political Science 3
ECO 1020 Principles of ECO I 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 in major or content area)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION(2) (30 S.H.)
Sophomore Level
EMSE 2800 Sophomore Field
Experience(2) 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 (take with EMSE 3800)(3) 3
EMSE 3800 Field Exp. in Elementary School 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching ELL 1

Senior Level
EMSE 4810 Professional Internship (take with EMSE 4900)(3) 9

CAPSTONE COURSE
EMSE 4900 Senior Seminar 3

TOTAL (129 OR MORE DEPENDING ON MAJOR/CONTENT AREA)

(1) Required of all Freshmen and Transfers with fewer than 10 credits
(2) These courses, including Capstone, require a B- or higher.
(3) Must be taken together for Teacher Work Sample. Begin Teacher Work Sample Preparation.
*Required Distribution Course
**Required of Non-History Majors

B.A. IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION K-5 WITH BILINGUAL OPTION

GENERAL EDUCATION AND LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 45-46
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030* Composition(2) 3
MATH 1000 College Algebra(2) 3
(or MATH 1010, 1016, 1030)(2)
COMM 1402 Speech Communication(2) 3
GE 2022 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9
ENG 2403 World Literature 3
AH 1700 Art History 3
Music 1050 (recommended) 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 (or MATH 1016, 1030, 1054)
BIO 1000* Principles of Biology(2) 4
ONE course from one of the following areas: 3
Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Physics or Interdisciplinary 3/4
(If Academic Major or Content Area is science, take required course)     
Health & Physical Education 4
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3
PED 1101, or 1103, or 1105 1

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS    15
PSY 2100 Child Psychology 3
HIST 2303** US History to 18772    3
HIST 2304** US History 1877 to Present 3
ID 2950 The Child & Technology 3
ID 2955 Disabled Persons in Am. Soc. 3
PS 1010    Intro to Political Science 3
ECO 1020 Principles of ECO I 3

FREE ELECTIVES 0-9

(Depending on academic major requirements)

ACADEMIC MAJOR
(See academic advisor in that department for requirements for major or content area)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION(2) 30
Sophomore Level
EMSE 2800 Sophomore Field
Experience(2) 3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curriculum Evaluation-Learner 3
EDUC 3400 or 3403 Lang. Arts/Reading in Pre-Sch.& Elem. Curr. of LEP Students 3
EMSE 3410 Teaching Techniques for Bilingual/Bicultural Students    3
EMSE 3420 Basic Theory & Practice ESL 3
EMSE 3800 Field Exp. in Elem. Ed. 2
Senior Level
EMSE 4440 Intro. to Biling. Ed. (WE) 3
EMSE 4441 Hist. & Cult. of LEP/ELL
Studies    3
EMSE 4810 Professional Internship (take with EMSE 4900)(3) 9

CAPSTONE COURSE
EMSE 4900 Senior Seminar 3

TOTAL 128-129

(1) Required of all Freshmen and Transfers with fewer than 10 credits    
(2) These courses, including Capstone, require a B- or higher.
(3) Must be taken together for Teacher Work Sample. Begin Teacher Work Sample Preparation.
*Required Distribution Course
**Required of Non-History Majors

B.A. IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION K-5/5-8 WITH BILINGUAL OPTION

GENERAL EDUCATION AND LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 45-46
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030* Composition(2) 3
MATH 1000 College Algebra(2) 3
(or MATH 1010, 1016, 1030)(2)
COMM 1402 Speech Communication(2) 3
GE 2022 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

ENG 2403 World Literature 3
AH 1700 Art History 3
Music 1050 (recommended)
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
(or MATH 1016, 1030, 1054)
BIO 1000* Principles of Biology(2) 4
ONE course from one
of the following areas:    3
Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Physics or Interdisciplinary 3/4    
Health & Physical Education 4
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3
PED 1101, or 1103, or 1105 1

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 18
PSY 2100 Child Psychology 3
PSY 2110 Psychology of Adolescence 3
HIST 2303** US History to 1877 3
HIST 2304** US History 1877 to Present 3
ID 2950 The Child & Technology 3
ID 2955 Disabled Persons in Am. Soc. 3
PS 1010    Intro to Political Science 3
ECO 1020 Principles of ECO I 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) 38
Sophomore Level
EMSE 2800 Sophomore Field
Experience(2)    3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curriculum Evaluation-Learner    3
EDUC 3400 or 3403 Lang. Arts & Reading in Presch. Elem. Curr. for LEP/ELL Students 3
EMSE 3410 Tchg. Tech. for Bil/Bic Students 3
EMSE 3420 Basic Thry/Pract. ESL    3
EMSE 3800 Field Exp. in Elementary School 2
(Take with EMSE 3300)3    
OR
EMSE 3802 Field Exp. in Middle School 2
 (Take with EMSE 3300)(3)
EMSE 3300 Middle School Curr. & Phil. 3
Senior Level
EMSE 4440 Intro. Bilingual Ed. (WE) 3
EMSE 4441 Hist. & Cult. of LEP/ELL Students 3
EMSE 4812 Professional Field Experiences in Middle School (5-8) 9
(take with EMSE 4900)(3)

CAPSTONE COURSE
EMSE 4900 Senior Seminar 3

TOTAL 131-132

The 5-8 subject matter specialization is available to those whose academic major is: Biology, Earth Science, English-Standard Literature, English-Writing, History, Mathematical Sciences, Spanish or Chemistry.
(1) Required of all Freshmen and Transfers with fewer than 10 credits
(2) These courses, including Capstone, require a B- or higher.
(3) Must be taken together for Teacher Work Sample
*Required Distribution Course
**Required of Non-History Majors

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