Elementary Education Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Elementary Inclusive Education degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Elementary Inclusive Education degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BS in Elementary Inclusive Education Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Science: Elementary Inclusive Education
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: ED 205 Intro to Education 3
Core Requirement: ED 294 Educational Psychology 3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 3
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 4 MATH 110 Intro to Mathematics 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 3 GEOS 170 Earth Science Today 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: SPED 225 Individuals with Exceptionalities 3
Core Requirement: STL 226 Social Studies for Teachers 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 3 PSCI 170 Physical Science I 3
LASC Goal 5/9     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: STL 230 Child Development and Learning 3
Core Requirement: STL 295 Foundations of Language and Literacy 3
Related Requirement: MATH 303 Number Systems 3
LASC Goal/WI  6/8     4
LASC Goal 5     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: STL 325 Principles of Inclusive Responsive Teaching 2
Core Requirement: ART 350 Art for the Elementary Classroom 3
Related Requirement: MATH 304 Informal Geometry  
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 10 BIOL 370 Exploring Biology  
LASC Goal 6      
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher      
Total Credits: 17

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: STL 365 Responsive Teaching I 3
Core Requirement: STL 380 Models of Teaching & Assessment 3
Core Requirement: STL 395 Literacy Methods 3
Core Requirement: ED 310 Social Foundations of Education 3
LASC Goal 2     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement: STL 474 Methods in Teaching: Elementary Science/Environmental Ed 3
Core Requirement: STL 476 Methods for Teaching: Elementary Social Studies 3
Core Requirement: STL 495 Literacy Methods II 3
Core Requirement: STL 441 Children's Literature 3
LASC Goal/WI 7     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Core Requirement: STL 465 Responsive Teaching II 3
Core Requirement: STL 480 Advanced Models of Teaching & Assessment 3
Core Requirement: WI for major STL 482 Behavior, Trauma and Mental Health in the Classroom 3
Core Requirement: STL/SPED 452E Senior Level Field Experience 2
Core Requirement: MATH 406 Mathematics in Elementary School 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Student Teaching: STL 481E Student Teaching 12
Total Credits: 12