2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Education Kindergarten to Secondary (EDKS)

EDKS-4611: Content & Methods for Teaching Art at the Kindergarten through 8th Grade Level (3 hours)

This course develops the pre-service teacher’s understanding of visual arts content and the methodology necessary to teach elementary and middle school students. Field experience required. Fee required. Prerequisite: C or higher in ART-1210 and ART-1310, and acceptance to the College of Education. Offered: Spring.

EDKS-4613: Content & Methods for Teaching a Foreign Language at the 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. Cross-Listed: FOL-4613. Field Experience: Required. Prerequisites: Acceptance to the College of Education. Offered: Spring.

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 to the College of Education. 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 to the College of Education. Offered: Spring.

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 - PK12 Art (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.