Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

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Majors and More


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

General Education


Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy


Shared Skills and Proficiencies
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition


HMXP 102      Human Experience 3*
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing


Oral Communication Met in major with EDCO 401 0
Technology Met in major with EDCO 305 0
Intensive Writing Met in major with ELEM 360 and ECED 350
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3*
Physical Activity See approved list 1*
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives See approved list


Historical Perspectives See approved list


Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives


Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in major with EDCO 200


Humanities and Arts Met in major with VPAS 320 and READ 290


Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses)  
    Quantitative Skills Met in major with MATH 150 0
Natural Science See approved list; choose 2 lab courses, one Physical and one in Earth


Subtotal   28-31
Professional Education Sequence  


EDCO 101** Developing Observation and Analysis Skills


EDCO 200** Developmental Sci and the Context of Poverty


EDCO 201** Supporting the Engl as Sec Lang Student in the Gen Ed Classroom 2
EDCO 202** Supporting the Exceptional & Gifted Learner 2
EDCO 220** Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs 2
EDCO 305** Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 2
EDCO 350** Acad & Social Strat for Establishing Inclusive Classrm Climate 3
EDCO 401** Internship: Understanding Contextual Factors 1
EDCO 402** Internship: Assessment and Instruction 9
EDCO 410** Education in a Democracy 2
EDCI 400** Contemporary Strategies for Curriculum Integration


EDCI 450** Capstone for Ed Leaders 1
ELEM 293** Lab Exp in Elementary 2
ELEM 360** Teaching Math in Elementary 3
ELEM 361** Teaching Science in Elementary 3
ELEM 362** Teaching Social Studies in Elementary 3
ELEM 392 Field Exper in Teaching Elementary 1
ECED 300** Foundations of Early Childhood 3
ECED 350** Teaching Math in Early Childhood 3
ECED 351** Teaching Science in Early Childhood 3
ECED 352** Teaching Social Sciences in Early Childhood 3
ECED 393 Field Exper in Teaching Early Childhood 1
PESH 261** Movement Act Teach Child 6-12


HLTH 303** Meth Teach Health Ed in Elem School


READ 290** Children's Literature


READ 330** Foundations of Lang and Literacy for Early Child & Elem 3
READ 370**& 380** Instr Methods and Assess I & II


READ 345** Content Area Reading and Writing


Content Requirements  


MATH 150, 291, 292, 393 Discrete Math, Data Analysis, & Geom Concepts for Teachers 12*
BIOL 150/151 Elements of Living Systems & Lab 4*
VPAS 320 Integrated Arts 3*
Social Science   3*


*A grade of C- or better must be earned.

**A grade of C or better must be earned and this course cannot be taken as S/U


For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

Last Updated: 6/24/20