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Early Childhood/Elementary Authorizations

Age three through grade eight in an elementary school only

 

Professional Education Core (48 credits)

Early Childhood/Elementary Authorizations (67-71 credits)

 

Note: Test requirements: Passing score on CBEST and M.S.A.T. Required courses to partially fulfill the B.A./B.S. and basic graduation requirements are: MTH 211, 212, 21Recommended sequence and elective to fulfill LACC requirements in laboratory science and social science are: laboratory science: BI 101, ES 104 and ES 106, social science: two courses from one of the following sequences: (HST 101, 102, 103) or (HST 104, 105, 106) or (HST 201, 202, 203) or (GEOG 105, 106, 107) and for the elective: PSY 218 or PSY 201.

 

Humanities/Language Arts (11)

LING 215 Structure of English I (4)

WR 440 Teaching of Writing (4)

Choose one: (3)

PHL 433 Philosophy for Children

SP 112 Interpersonal Communication

SP 321 Influencing through Argument

SP 322 Persuasion

SP 326 Communication and Controversy

Mathematics/Science (14)

MTH 213 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics III (3) Prerequisites: MTH 211 and 212

MTH 396 Elementary Problem Solving (3) Prerequisite: MTH 213

Choose one: (5)

BI 102 General Biology

ES 105 Earth System Science II

Choose one: (3)

GS 311 Biological Science for Elementary Schools

GS 312 Physical Science for Elementary Schools

GS 313 Earth Science for Elementary Schools

Social Science (12)

Choose at least three courses from two or more areas:

ANTH 310, 311, 313, 332, 360, 380, 494

CJ 213, 241, 451, 463

EC 201, 202

SSC 201, SOC 360, HST 410, 411, ANTH 370

GEOG 105, 106, 107

HST 201, 202, 203, 478

PS 201, 202, 203

SOC 223, 225, 338, 360, 437

Health/Physical Education and Creative Arts (16-17)

Choose option A or B below:

A.

HE 351 Elementary School Health (4)

PE 433 Physical Education in Elementary School (3)

Choose one:

HE 415 Child and Adolescent Health (3)

PE 310 Motor Development and Learning (3)

PE 415 Lifespan Motor Development (3)

Choose two:

ARE 433 Art Education (3) Prerequisite: A 115 or A 130

MUE 318 Music for the Classroom Teacher (3) –or– MUE 320 Intro to Orff-Schulwerk (3)

D 491 Creative Dance for Children (3) Prerequisite: D180, 181, 182, 183

TA 240 Creative Drama for Teachers (3)

 

B.

HE 351 Elementary School Health (4)

PE 433 Physical Education in Elementary School (3)

Choose three:

ARE 433 Art Education (3) Prerequisite: A 115 –or– A 130

MUE 318 Music for the Classroom Teacher (3) –or– MUE 320 Intro to Orff-Schulwerk (3)

D 491 Creative Dance for Children (3) Prerequisite: D180, 181, 182, 183

 

TA 240 Creative Drama for Teachers (3)

 

Choose two areas below: (15-20)

 

Creative Arts (9)

Choose one of the following:

Art (9) Prerequisite: A 115 or A 130

A 130 Beginning Drawing (3)

Any 100 or 200 level Art Class (3)

ARE 433 (3) (taken last in sequence, or if taken to meet another requirement, take another 100 or 200 level art class)

Dance (9) 

D 491 Creative Dance for Children (3) Prerequisite: D 180, 181, 182

One technique sequence - ballet, jazz, tap, or world dance

Choose one: (3)

D 357 Dance in Musical Theater

D 451 Dance Production

Music (9)

Select nine credit hours, at least three credit hours with MUE prefix:

MUE 318 Music for the Classroom Teacher (3)

MUE 320* Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk (3)

MUE 425** Orff-Schulwerk Level I (6)

MUE 430† Technology in Music Education (2)

MUEN 100 level Choral -or- Instrumental Ensemble (1 each)

MUS 111 Beginning Musicianship (3)

MUS 181 Voice Class (2)

MUS 211/211L Musicianship I (5)

MUS 234, 235 Guitar Class

* offered as a one-week summer intensive only

**offered as a two-week summer intensive only

† offered Summer Session only

 

Theatre (9)

TA 240 Creative Drama for Teachers (3) (unless used to meet another requirement)

TA 414 Children’s Theatre (3)

Choose one: (3) (two if TA 240 already taken)

TA 110 Introduction to Theatre

TA 244 Technical Theatre: Scenecraft

TA 245 Technical Theatre: Lighting

TA 246 Technical Theatre: Costuming

TA 250 Basic Movement and Vocal Development

TA 251 Elements of Acting

TA 252 Technical Theatre: Makeup

TA 253 Production Workshop

TA 350 Advanced Creative Dramatics: Puppetry

TA 353 Advanced Production Workshop

TA 442 Using Creative Dramatics to Teach Across the Curriculum

Modern Language (9)

French, Spanish or German beyond second year or 203 equivalent

 

Language Arts  (7-8)

LING 210 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

Choose one:

ENG 205, 206 Survey of British Literature (4)

ENG 254 Survey of American Literature (4)

ENG 385 Folklore (4)

ENG 387 Mythology (4)

ENG 389 Minority Literature (4)

LING 370 Discourse and Text (4)

SP 321 Influencing Through Argumentation (3)

SP 322 Persuasion (3)

SP 325 Intercultural Communication (3)

SP 326 Communication and Controversy (3)

Mathematics (9-10)

Choose one:

MTH 111 College Algebra (4)

MTH 392 College Algebra for Elementary Teachers (3) Prerequisite: MTH 213

Choose two:

MTH 391 Manipulatives in Mathematics (3) Prerequisite: MTH 213

MTH 393 Probability and Statistics for Elementary Teachers (3) Prerequisite: MTH 213

MTH 394 Introduction to Geometry (3) Prerequisite: MTH 213

MTH 395 Elementary Integrated Mathematics (3) Prerequisite: MTH 396

Science (9-10)

Choose one of the following:

Earth Science (9-10)

Choose three:

GS 351 Elements of Astronomy (3)

ES 390 Basic Meteorology (3)

ES 331 Introduction to Oceanography (3)

ES 473 Environmental Geology (4)

Life Science (8-10)

Choose two:

BI 357 General Ecology (4) –or– BI 370 Environmental Science (4)

BI 317 Vertebrate Natural History (4)

BI 321 Systematic Field Botany (4)

BI 360 Animal Behavior (4)

BI 361 Marine Ecology (5)

BI 451 Invertebrate Zoology (4)

BI 458 Field Biology (3-4)

BI 474 Biology of Insects (5)

Environmental Science (11-12)

CH 371 Environmental Chemistry (3)

ES 473 Environmental Geology (4)

Choose one:

BI 357 General Ecology (4)

BI 370 Environmental Science (4)

Social Science (8-9)

Choose one of the following:

Anthropology (8)

Choose two (at least one upper-division):

ANTH 213 Language and Culture

ANTH 214 Physical Anthropology

ANTH 215 Archaeology

ANTH 216 Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 310 World Prehistory

ANTH 311 Human Evolution

ANTH 332 Latin America

ANTH 380 Africa

ANTH 494 Northwest Indian Cultures

Community Crime Prevention (8)

Choose two: (4)

CJ 213 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CJ 241 Introduction to Community Crime Prevention

CJ 440 Community Crime Prevention Studies

Juvenile Justice System (8)

Choose two: (4)

CCJ 213 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CJ 451 Juvenile Delinquency: Prevention and Control

CJ 463 Juvenile Issues

Economics (8)

Choose two: (4)

EC 318 Money and Banking

EC 319 Public Finance

EC 440 International Trad

Geography (8)

Choose two: (4)

GEOG 105 Introductory Physical Geography

GEOG 106 Introductory Economic Geography

GEOG 107 Introductory Cultural Geography

 

–or– If Geography already taken for LACC, one course from two of the following three areas:

Cultural (4)

GEOG 411 Cultural Geography

GEOG 413 Urban Geography

GEOG 433 Political Geography

Regional (4)

GEOG 310 World Regional Geography

GEOG 313 The Pacific Northwest

GEOG 314 The Pacific Rim

GEOG 420 The West and the American Imagination

GEOG 421 The Changing American West

GEOG 432 Geography of Africa

GEOG 451 South Asia

GEOG 463 Geography of Mexico and Central America

Environmental (4)

GEOG 380 Environmental Conservation

GEOG 410 Global Issues

GEOG 425 Urban Planning and Policy

History (8)

United States History (8)

 Any two upper-division United States History courses

European History (8)

Any two upper-division European History courses

Latin American History (8)

Any two upper-division Latin American History courses

Asian History (8)

Any two upper-division Asian History courses

Political Science (9)

Basic Political Science (9)

PS 201 American National Government (3)

PS 202 State and Local Government (3) –or– PS 203 International Relations (3)

One upper-division Political Science Course

American Government (9)

Choose three: (3)

PS 201 American National Government

PS 414 Political Parties, Pressure Groups/Elections –or– PS 419 Amer. Presidntl. Elections

PS 426 Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations

PS 469 Congress and the Presidency

State and Local Government (9)

PS 201 American National Government (3)

PS 202 State and Local Government (3)

Choose one:

PS 409 Practicum: Administrative Internship (3-12)

PS 410 Political Science Internship (3-12)

PS 424 Policy Making in the States (3)

PS 426 Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations (3)

PS 490 Community Politics (3)

International Relations (9)

PS 203 International Relations (3)

Choose two: (3)

PS 303 Politics and Governments of Europe

PS 460 Governments and Politics of Asia

PS 463 Governments and Politics of Developing Nations

PS 493 International Organizations

PS 497 American Foreign Relations

Psychology (7-8)

PSY 311 Developmental Psychology (4)

Choose one:

PSY 334 Social Psychology (4)

PSY 349 Introduction to Behavior-Modification (4)

PSY 443 Group Processes (4)

PSY 463 The Maladjusted Child (4)

PSY 480 Infancy and Childhood (4)

PSY 481 Middle and Late Childhood (3)

PSY 482 Adolescence (4)

Sociology (9)

Choose three: (3)

SOC 338 Sociology of the Family

SOC 360 Sociology of Gender

SOC 390 Sociology of Education

SOC 437 Sociology of Race/Ethnic Relations

Environmental Studies (11-12)

GEOG 380 Environmental Conservation (4)

HST 470 Environmental History (4)

Choose one or two additional courses:

EC 436 Environmental Economics and Public Policy (4)

GEOG 425 Urban Planning and Policy (4)

HST 478 Pacific Northwest History (4)

PS 446 Land Resource Politics and Policy (3)

PS 447 Environmental Politics and Policy (3)

PS 449 Environmental Values and Political Action (3)

SP 439 Contemporary American Public Address Communication (3)

Gender Studies (9-12)

Choose three:

SSC 201 Introduction to Gender Studies (3)

ANTH 370 Women in Cross-Cultural - Perspective (4)

A 405 Art History: Women in Art (4)

D 310 Women in Dance and Music: 1800- Present (3)

HST 410 Gender Issues in History (4)

HST 411 Gender Issues in History (4)

PS 435 Women and Politics (3)

PSY 492 Psychology of Women (4)

SOC 360 Sociology of Gender (3)

Legal Studies (9)

PS 201 American National Government (3)

PS 202 State and Local Government (3)

PS 479 Constitutional Law (3

 

Health/Physical Education (9-10)

PE 246 Teaching Movement Concepts and Skills to Children

PE 434 Elementary Physical Education Teaching

PE 415 Lifespan Motor Development (3)

Practicum Prerequisite: PE 245, PE 433

HE 325 Nutrition (4)

Choose one:

HE 415 Child and Adolescent Health (4)

PE 310 Motor Learning (3)

PE 415 Lifespan Motor Development (3)

Choose one:

PE 170 Teaching Games and Physical Activitiesto Children (1)

PE 171 Teaching Educational Gymnastics: K-12 (1)

PE 172 Teaching Dance and Rhythmic Activities to Children (2)

Physical Education (9)

PE 246 Teaching Movement Concepts and Skills to Children (1)

PE 301 Basic Exercise Science (3)

PE 434 Elementary Physical Education Teaching Practicum (3) Prerequisites: PE 245, PE 433

Choose one: (3)

PE 310 Motor Learning

PE 415 Lifespan Motor Development

Upper-division physical education elective

Choose one:

PE 170 Teaching Games and Physical Activitiesto Children (1)

PE 171 Teaching Educational Gymnastics: K-12 (1)

PE 172 Teaching Dance and Rhythmic Activities to Children (2)

Health (9)

HE 325 Nutrition (4)

HE 415 Child and Adolescent Health (4)

Choose one:

HE 462 Contemporary Health Issues

HE 367 Human Sexuality (4)

 

 

 

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