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B.S. in Elementary Education

Program coordinator

Carolyn Obel-Omia
Assistant Professor
Horace Mann
(401) 456-8016
cobel@ric.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits

Professional Courses

CEP 315Educational Psychology3
ELED 300Concepts of Teaching Diverse Learners3
ELED 400Curriculum and Assessment with Instructional Technology3
ELED 420Children's Literature and the Integrated Arts3
ELED 422Developmental Reading3
ELED 435Language Arts and ELL Instruction3
ELED 436Teaching Social Studies to Diverse Learners3
ELED 437Elementary School Science and Health Education3
ELED 438Teaching Elementary School Mathematics3
ELED 439Student Teaching in the Elementary School9
ELED 469Best Practices: Instruction, Assessment, Classroom Management3
FNED 346Schooling in a Democratic Society4
SPED 433Adaptation of Instruction for Inclusive Education3

Total Credit Hours

46

Choose a concentration below:

Early Childhood Education Program

Course No. Course Title Credits
ECED 301Developmental Approaches to Teaching and Learning3
ECED 419Early Care and Education for Children, Birth to Three Years3
ECED 420Mathematics, Prekindergarten through Second Grade3
ECED 423Developmental Literacy and Language Arts I4
ECED 425Developmental Literacy and the Language Arts II4
ECED 429Early Childhood Social Studies and Science4
ELED 439Student Teaching in the Elementary School (*)9
ELED 469Best Practices: Instruction, Assessment, Classroom Management3
*Student electing a teaching concentration in special education receive 5 credits for this course.

Total Credit Hours

71

Elementary School Program

Course No. Course Title Credits
ELED 300Concepts of Teaching Diverse Learners3
ELED 422Developmental Reading3
ELED 424Teaching Developmental Reading II3
ELED 435Language Arts and ELL Instruction3
ELED 436Teaching Social Studies to Diverse Learners3
ELED 437Elementary School Science and Health Education3
ELED 438Teaching Elementary School Mathematics3
ELED 439Student Teaching in the Elementary School9
ELED 469Best Practices: Instruction, Assessment, Classroom Management3

Total Credit Hours

71


Middle School Endorsement

The endorsement program in middle school education is for students who wish to teach in a middle school. Students must be enrolled in the elementary education program and must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete MLED 310, 320, 330, and 340.
  2. Complete a student teaching experience at a middle school.
  3. Complete the course requirements for an elementary education content major in one of the following areas: English (language arts), general science, mathematics, modern languages (French, Portuguese, or Spanish), or social studies.

Requirements for Students Electing a B.S. in Elementary Education with a Teaching Concentration in Special Education

Students must complete the course requirements for the B.S. in elementary education and the required teaching concentration courses in special education. See mild/moderate or severe/profound concentrations for course requirements.

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Page last updated: September 11, 2014