|General Education: PDE Content Requirements|
|English and Literature Composition||6|
|ENG 101 English Composition I|
|American or British Literature Course|
|Mathematics (100 level or higher)||9|
|MAT 120 Elementary Topics I
|MAT 130 Elementary Topics II|
|MAT 181 College Algebra|
|BIO 103 Contemporary Issues Biology|
|EAS 100 OR ENS 101|
|Physical Science Course|
|Health and Wellness||3|
|HSC 115 Current Health Issues|
|Program Requirements: PDE Professional Education Requirements|
|Professional Education Courses||24|
|EDU 310 Tchg Multicultural Society|
|EDU 333 Technology for Tchg & Learning|
|EDU 350 Supporting ELL in the Classroom|
|ESP 210 Special Ed. Found & Collaboration|
|ESP 311 Assessing Positive Behavior Interv.|
|ESP 412 Evidence Based Practices|
|PSY 206 Adolescent Psychology|
|*PSY 208 Educational Psychology|
|Grades 4-8 Specialization Courses||33|
|ELM 200 Intro to Middle Level Education|
|ELM 220 Instruction and Assessment in 4-8|
|ELM 301 Reading Methods Assessment and Interv.|
|ELM 302 Lang. Arts Methods Assessment and Interv.|
|ELM 311 Math Methods, Assessment and Interv.|
|ELM 321 Science Methods, Assessment and Interv.|
|ELM 331 Social Studies Methods, Assessment and Interv.|
|ELM 461 Student Teaching PreK-Grade 4 (see Teacher Handbook for requirements)|
|ECO 100 Elements of Economics|
|GEO 100 Intro to Geography (prerequisite: ELM 220)|
|HIS 101 U.S. History to 1877
|HIS 102 U.S. History since 1877|
|HIS 200 History of Pennsylvania|
|HIS ___ Approved World History Course|
|POS 100 Intro to Political Science OR POS 105 American National Government|
|Field Experience Courses||6|
|ELM 411 Field Experience Grades 4-6 (Sp)|
|ELM 412 Field Experience Grades 7-8 (Fall)|
* Pre-requisite PSY 100 waived for this major.
Approved American/British Literature Courses
- ENG 107 Introduction to Fiction
- ENG 127 Woman as Hero
- ENG 148 Horror in Literature
- ENG 150 Baseball in Literature
- ENG 155 Black Literature
- ENG 203 Great Books
- ENG 301 English Literature I (pre-requisites: ENG 101 and 102)
- ENG 302 English Literature II (pre-requisites: ENG 101 and 102)
- ENG 337 Survey of American Literature I (pre-requisites: ENG 101 and 102)
- ENG 338 Survey of American Literature II (pre-requisites: ENG 101 and 102)
- All courses required for certification with C- or lower must be repeated.
- All ELM and ESP courses require current clearances submitted before the first day of class.
- Pre-requisite for all ELM 300 level courses is ELM 200 and 220.
- All coursework must be completed before student teaching.
- PAPA qualifying scores at start of the program.
- GPA of 2.8 at start of the program.
- Appropriate Praxis II exams prior to student teaching.
- Admission to Teacher Education before registering for ESP 412.