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Plan of Study

FRESHMEN YEAR

FALL (16 Credits)

SPRING (14 Credits)

ENGW 102 (e)

Expository Writing & Writing Studies

3 Credits

ENGL 003

Freshmen Composition

3 Credits

MATH 006 (1)

College Algebra I (See Adviser if Exempt)

3 Credits

FINE ARTS (2)

Music/Theatre Arts/Art

3 Credits

SLMC 101

Principles of Speech

3 Credits

SCIENCE ELECTIVE (b)

Life/Physical Science (See Advisor Regarding Options)

3 Credits

SCIENCE ELECTIVE (3)

Life/Physical Science (See Adviser Regarding Options)

3 Credits

HIST 005

Introduction to Black Diaspora

3 Credits

HIST 101

World Geography

3 Credits

EDUC 120

International Education for Contemporary Societies

2 Credits

EDUC 100

Orientation & Pre-Professional Seminar

1 Credit

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL (15 Credits)

SPRING (18 Credits)

HUDV 114

Growth and Development in Children and Adolescents

3 Credits

EDUC 220

Learners with Diverse Cognitive, Behavior and Language Characteristics

3 Credits

EDUC 212

Educational Psychology: Learning and African American Learners

3 Credits

EDUC 221

Talent Development Model of Schooling

3 Credits

MAT 020 (a)

Fundamental Concepts of Math for Education I

3 Credits

EDUC 222

Engaging Urban Parents, Families, Communities, and School Personnel

3 Credits

EDUC 218

Foundations & Process of Reading Acquisition

3 Credits

EDUC 223

Instructional Technology for for the 21st Century

3 Credits

EDUC 219

Schooling for Diverse Populations in American Society

3 Credits

EDUC 225

Earth Science and Elementary Science Practices (and Lab)

3 Credits

MATH 021 (a)

Fundamental Concepts of Math for Education II

3 Credits

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL (17 Credits)

SPRING (16 Credits)

EDUC 312

Introduction to Assessment & Measurement

3 Credits

EDUC 321

Literature & Writing in Urban Elementary Schools

3 Credits

EDUC 314

Principles of Teaching Math and Science in Urban Classrooms I (Grades 1-3)

4 Credits

EDUC 322

Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies in Urban Elementary Schools

3 Credits

EDUC 315

Principles of Teaching Math and Science in Urban Classrooms II (Grades 4-6)

4 Credits

EDUC 323

Literacy Assessment & Instructional Frameworks in Urban, Elem. Schools

3 Credits

EDUC 316

Strategies for Teachinig English Language Learners

3 Credits

EDUC 324

Teaching Arts, Health and PE in Urban, Elem. Schools

4 Credits

SPAN 001 (4)

Spanish I or other World Language I

3 Credits

SPAN 002

Spanish II or World Lang. II

3 Credits

SENIOR YEAR

FALL (17 Credits)

FALL 16 Credits)

EDUC 412

Research Foundations and Methods for Classroom Teachers

3 Credits

EDUC 420

Interdisciplinary Research in STEM

3 Credits

EDUC 450

Internship and Classroom Mangaement Seminar

9 Credits

EDUC 480

International Internship and Special Topics

9 Credits

(1) College Algebra I is a prerequisite for Math 020 and 021. MATH 020 and 021 are required for all students. If you are exempt for College Algebra I, then MATH 020, MATH 021, and an additional STEM elective are required. If you have received advanced placement credit for Math, then no STEM elective is required.

(2) Students should see adviser for Fine Arts course approval.

(3) Students are required to earn 3 credits for a life science course and 3 credits for a physical science course. Below are options for candidates seeking elementary education certification: COMP 001 - Life Sciences Lecture/Lab, COMP 003 - Physical Science Lecture/Lab, CHEM 001 - General & applied Chemistry, and other courses approved by an adviser.

(4) Students are required to earn 6 credits in one world language. See adviser for advanced placement exemptions.

(e) ENGW 104 - If you score a 550 or higher on the SATW or 26 or higher on the ACTE, you will register for ENGW 104 (WritinigLiteracy, and Discourse). If you score between 450-549 on the SATW or below 18 on the ACTE, you will register forENGW 101 (Rhetoric, Inquiry, and Critical Writing). Students who earned a 5 on the AP Language exam and who score 550 or higher on the SATW or 26 or higher on the ACTE will take ENGW 104. Please note that to remain in good standing, all students are expected to complete their first-year writing requirements within the first two semesters of attending Howard University.