Elementary Education (BS): Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (13ELMEDBS-13ELMEDSTM)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ED 100 Intro to Education 7 2 Health & Exercise Science E 1
HESF 1xx Health & Science Fitness E 1 MA 151 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 PY 131/131L 4
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G,J 3 SOC 202, 203, 204, OR ANT 254 D,1 3
Natural Sciences Elective 2,B 4 STEM Conc. Elective: (Addt. Science)1 3
STEM Conc. Elective: (Addt Math) 1 3 HI elective 4,C 3
17-18 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
EDP 370 or PSY 376 3 EDP 304 Educational PsychologyD,7 3
ENG Elective 5,C 3 ELM 250 Intro. to Elem in Global Society3 3
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Req.G,I 2-3 Mathematical Sciences Elective 6,A 3
GEP Additional Breadth Req.F 3 STEM Conc. Elective:(Addt. Science) 3
MA 152 3 Social Science Elective 8,D 3
STEM Conc./Engr_Tech_Dn Elective1 3
17-18 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ELM 375 Cultural Identity, Social Justice, & Diverse Learners 7 3 ELM 410 Child Thinking Multi Reasoning7
3
ELM 310 Child Thinking Add Reasoning7 3 ELM 420 Teaching Science in the Intermediate Grades7 3
ELM 320 Teach Science Primary Grades7 3 ELM 335 Teaching Reading7 3
ELM 330 Teaching Reading in Elem School: K-27 3 ELM 460 Social Studies for the Young Learner 7 3
ELM 340 Children Design, Create and Invent7 3 ED 311 Class Assess. Princples & Practices 7 2
ED 312 Class Assess. Learning Lab 7 1
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ELM 400 Instructional Design & Assessment 7 3 ELM 484 Student Teaching7 9
ELM 370 The Elementary Classroom & School Community 7 3 ELM 480 Connection Seminar IV7 3
ELM 440 Teach Special needs7 3
ELM 430 Teach Language Arts7 3
ELM 450 Arts for Elementary Educ.7 3
15 12
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 123

Major/Program Footnotes

1.       STEM Concentration Electives –
Choose one (3 hrs) from the GEP Mathematical Sciences Courses list. Choose two (6 hrs) from the GEP Natural Sciences group.
Choose one (3 hrs) related to Engineering, Technology, or Design: See the degree audit for the course list for this requirement*.  *If D100 (2cr) is selected, student must take D101 (spring) to complete 3 hour requirement. If select ECI 201 (2cr) then will need to take additional course to complete 3 hours.

2.       Natural Science Elective: Choose from CH 100 or CH 101/102; OR BIO 105/106 or BIO 181/181L.

3.       Student must pass with grade of B or higher to be considered for candidacy into the Elementary Education Program.

4.       Choose one HI course from the GEP Humanities list at: http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-humanities

5.       Choose one ENG course from the GEP Humanities list at: http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-humanities

6.       Choose one from ST 101 and ST 311

7.       Must pass course with a C (2.0) or better.

8.       Choose a course from the GEP Social Sciences course list.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.  University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (3 credit hours – one course with ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ST 101, ST 311      
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 100, CH101/102, BIO 105/106, BIO 181/183       
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: HI course from GEP Humanities list; ENG course from GEP Humanities list      
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: SOC 202, 203, 204, ANT 254 . It is recommended that students enroll in ENG 210.
E. Health and Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies course list. 
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
   X   Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite   
J. Global Knowledge(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite     
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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