2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Education Kindergarten to Secondary (EDKS)

EDKS-4611: Content and Methods for Teaching Art at the PK through Eighth Grade Level (3 hours)

This course develops the pre-service teacher’s understanding of visual arts content and the methodology necessary to teach PK-8th grade. Field experience required. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: C or higher in ART-1210 and ART-1310, and Acceptance into Teacher Candidacy. Offered: Spring.

EDKS-4613: Content and Methods for Teaching a Foreign Language at the PK-Elementary Level (3 hours)

This course develops the pre-service teacher’s understanding of foreign language content and the methodology necessary to teach elementary school students. Field Experience: Required. Prerequisites: Acceptance into Teacher Candidacy. Offered: Spring. Cross-listed with FOL-4613.

EDKS-4850: Assessment and Management for K-12 Classrooms (3 hours)

Foundations, planning and implementation of effective classroom assessment to improve instruction and evaluate student learning and foundations for planning and implementing a positive environment that is safe, healthy, motivating and engaging for every student. Prerequisite: Acceptance into Teacher Candidacy. Offered: Spring.

EDKS-4905: Content and Methods for Teaching Physical Education at the Elementary Level (3 hours)

This course examines learning theories, instructional and teaching strategies and assessment techniques for directing motor learning experiences. This course develops the pre-service teacher to teach elementary school students in Physical Education. Field Experience: Required. Prerequisite: C or higher in PES-4625, PES-4635 and PES-4640, and Acceptance into Teacher Candidacy. Offered: Spring.

EDKS-4910: Special Topics: Education Kindergarten to Secondary (3 hours)

An in-depth study of a topic relevant to a current topic in the discipline or a topic of interest that is not addressed in other departmental courses. The course may be repeated for credit so long as the topic is different.

EDKS-4940: Student Teaching Internship - PK12 Music (15 hours)

Supervised experience in an approved parochial or public school setting for 16 weeks on a full-day basis under the guidance of a cooperating teacher and college supervisor. Attendance at scheduled seminars in required. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Internship Professional Semester.

EDKS-4944: Student Teaching Internship - K12 Foreign Language (15 hours)

Supervise experience in two levels of school settings (elementary/middle/secondary) for 16 weeks on a full-day basis under the guidance of a cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Attendance at scheduled seminars is required. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Internship Professional Semester.

EDKS-4945: Student Teaching Internship: PK-12 Visual Arts Education (15 hours)

Supervised experience in two levels of school settings (elementary/middle/secondary) for 16 weeks on a full-day basis under the guidance of a cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Attendance at scheduled seminars is required. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Internship Professional Semester.

EDKS-4950: Independent Study in Kindergarten - Secondary Education (1-6 hours)

EDKS-4955: Student Teaching Internship - K12 PE (15 hours)

Supervised experience in two levels of school settings (elementary/middle/secondary) for 16 weeks on a full-day basis under the guidance of a cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Attendance at scheduled seminars is required. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Internship Professional Semester.