Childhood Education (Grades 1-6), B.S.Ed Sample Degree Map

The Childhood Education (Grades 1-6), B.S.Ed degree prepares graduates to change the world by influencing young minds as an elementary school teacher. Graduates of the Childhood program at Fredonia become certified in New York State to teach children in grades 1-6. Fredonia’s cutting-edge approach of developing high quality programs is enhanced by rich clinical experience, and is supported by a long history of alumni now in successful teaching careers across the country.

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
EDU 105 Intro. to Contemp Inclusive Ed 3
EDU 106 Practicum in Inclusive Ed I 1
Concentration Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
EDU 225 Child Development 3
MATH 201 Concepts of Foundational Math 3
Concentration Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
EDU 250 Intro to the Exceptional Learner 3
EDU 251 Practicum in Inclusive Ed II 1
EDU 295 Intro to Educational Assessment 3
Concentration Course 3
Concentration Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
EDU 276 Literacy/Tech in Inclusive Ed 3
MATH 202 Concepts of Foundational Math II 3
Concentration Course 3
Concentration Course 3
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
EDU 303 SAVE/DASA/Fire & Arson 1
EDU 304 Safe Schools & Healthy Students 1
EDU 305 Cultural/Linguistic Diversity in the Class 3
EDU 313 Practicum in Inclusive Ed III 1
Concentration Course 3
Concentration Course 3
Elective 4
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
EDU 349 Educational Psychology 3
Concentration Course 3
Concentration Course 3
FF Course 3
Elective Course 3
 
 
TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
EDU 402 Teaching Math in Inclusive Ed 3
EDU 403 Teaching Science in Inclusive Ed 3
EDU 404 Teaching Social Studies in Inclusive Ed 3
EDU 405 Teaching Literacy in Inclusive Ed 3
EDU 406 Literacy & Assessment in Inclusive Ed 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
EDU 416 Capstone Seminar 3
EDU 420 Student Teaching, 1-3 6
EDU 422 Student Teaching, 4-6 6
 
 
TOTAL 15

GRAND TOTAL: 123

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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