Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education provides instruction in the area of elementary education with infused ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages). In the lower division, courses present basics of teaching, utilization of technology in the classroom and teaching diverse classrooms with a strong understanding of multiculturalism. In the upper division, topics include creating curricula, educational assessment, classroom management, reading and literacy and ESOL strategies for classrooms. The education courses are in alignment with Florida Department of Education’s requirements for an Elementary Education degree.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, students must earn 132.0 semester credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Lower Division Elementary Education Major Courses ( 9.0 credit hours )|
|Introduction to Education||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Diverse Populations||3.0 credit hours|
|Technology in Education||3.0 credit hours|
Note: All lower division major and general education courses must be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
|Upper Division Education Foundation Courses ( 18.0 credit hours )|
|Classroom Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Student Development and Learning Principles||3.0 credit hours|
|Educational Assessment||3.0 credit hours|
|Social Foundations of Education||3.0 credit hours|
|Curriculum and Instruction||3.0 credit hours|
|Integrating Exceptional Students in a Regular Classroom||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division Methods Courses ( 30.0 credit hours )|
|Teaching the Arts||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Health and Physical Education||3.0 credit hours|
|Literacy||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Language Arts||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Children’s Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Mathematics||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Reading||3.0 credit hours|
|Reading Diagnosis||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Teaching Social Studies||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division English to Speakers of Other Languages Courses ( 6.0 credit hours )|
|Introduction to ESOL||3.0 credit hours|
|ESOL Capstone: Theory and Practice||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division Seminar and Clinical / Internship Courses ( 14.0 credit hours )|
|Student Teaching Clinical I||3.0 credit hours|
|Student Teaching Clinical II||3.0 credit hours|
|Student Teaching Internship I||3.0 credit hours|
|Student Teaching Internship II||3.0 credit hours|
|Student Teaching Internship III||3.0 credit hours|
|Senior Seminar for Elementary Education Majors||1.0 credit hour|
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