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Sample Curriculum

Year One - Fall Semester
ENG 101 English Composition I (3)
MATH 112a Math for Elementary Teachers: Number Sense and Algebra (BPS) (3)
MUS 111 Introductory Music History/Literature (BFPA) (3)
RA 101 - Reasoning & Argumentation (3)
CIED 100 - Introduction to Education (3)

(Total Hours 15)

Year One - Spring Semester
SPC 101 - Public Speaking (3)
QR 101 - Quantitative Reasoning or MATH 150(3)
ENG 102 English Composition II (3)
HIST 200 U.S. History: Constitution to 1877 (3)
MATH 120 - College Algebra (3)
PSYC 111 - Foundations of Psychology (2)
(Total Hours 18)
Year Two - Fall Semester
MATH 112b - Math for Elementary Teachers: Probability, Statistics & Geometry (BPS) (3)
SPE 400 - Exceptional Child (3)
HIST 201 U.S. History: 1877 - Present (BSS, EL, EUSC) (3)
ENG Literature (BHUM) (3)
SCI 241b ASCI 241b Foundations of Science II (BPS, EL) (3)
(Total Hours 15)
*Take ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) or retake the ACT if needed.
Year Two - Spring Semester
ESCI III (BPS) (3)
GEOG 111 – Intro to Geography (BSS, EGC) (3)
PSYC 201 - Child Psychology (BSS) (6)
CIED 310 - Planning for Diverse Learners (3)
CIED 311 - Planning for Differentiated Instruction (3)
CIED 301 - Field Experience I (1)
(Total Hours 16)
Year Three - Fall Semester
CIED 312 - Language and Communication (3)
CIED 302 - Field Experience II (1)
Academic Emphasis Area (300-400 level) (3)
ECON 111 or 112 (3)
SCI 241b - Foundations of Science II (BPS, EL) (3)
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) (Suggested Art and Music) (3)

(Total Hours 16)
*Take Content Area Test

Year Three - Spring Semester
CIED 313 - Intro to Education Assessment (3)
CIED 303 - Field Experience III (1)
CIED 321 - Primary Literacy (3)
IT 300 - Digital Learning and Comm. for Educators (BICS) (3)
CIED 314 - Learning Environments (3)
HED 111 - Personal Health (3)
(Total Hours 16)
*Take Content Area Test
Year Four - Fall Semester
CIED 322 - Lit Comprehension and Composition (3)
CIED 441 - Math Methods (3)
CIED 442 - Science Methods (3)
CIED 443 - Social Studies Methods (3)
CIED 304 - Field Experience IV (2)
KIN 330 Integrating Physical and Health Education into the K-8 Curriculum (2)
(Total Hours 16)
*Take APT Test
Year Four - Spring Semester
CIED 451 - Student Teaching (10)
CIED 452 - Seminar (Professionalism & Ethics) (2)
(Total hours 12)
(Full-time Student Teaching Semester)
* A minimum of 9 hours at the 300 or 400 level is required; consult an advisor for specific limited options,

TRANSFER STUDENTS - Maximize your transfer experience - complete the boldface courses/requirements pre-transfer AND satisfy the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Ed Core or receive an AA, AS, or AAT (early childhood, special ed or math) degree from an IAI community college. If 'Minor' requirements are shown, discuss careful course selection with the academic advising contact listed.

Transfer Credit Equivalency Guides are located at siue.edu/transfer/.

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