Nov 28, 2022  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Major


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Required Support Courses


Bachelor of Science for Elementary Education


The requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education are:

Required Core and General Education Program Area Courses


*Students should consult with their Education advisor/mentor to select courses that meet the GE1 and GE 2 course sequence requirements, the Cross-Cultural Development course and Cross-Cultural Experience.

Special Education Dual Certification


The Teacher Education Program offers Cross Categorical Special Education (K-12) with two certification tracks: 1) Special Education/Elementary Education and 2) Special Education/Secondary Education. The program
focuses on research-based models, including effective strategies and interventions to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of all students.

English as a Second Language Dual Licensure Program


The English as a Second Language (ESL) undergraduate program at Carroll University is an emphasis that can be added to an Elementary Education major or a Secondary Education major.  Students who successfully complete the requirements for this emphasis and are endorsed for an initial teaching license through their grades K-9 (Elementary) or grades 4-12 (Secondary) program will be endorsed for the English as a Second Language #1395 as an additional license.
 

The ESL program is 20 credits in coursework and 7 credits in clinical experiences; of these 27 credits, candidates already complete 6 credits of this coursework and 7 credits of clinical experiences in their Elementary or Secondary Education major. Therefore, to complete the ESL program and be eligible for this additional license through the WI-DPI, students complete an additional 14 credits of coursework in addition to their Education major.

The following courses in the Elementary Education and Secondary Education majors apply to the ESL emphasis:


NOTES:


*EDU 335 replaces the requirement for completing EDU 360 Teaching and Learning with English Language Learners (2 credits) in the Elementary Education or Secondary Education program

**Elementary Education majors adding the ESL emphasis complete EDU 422 as their second student teaching course rather than completing EDU 420; Secondary Education majors adding the ESL emphasis will complete EDU 422 as their second student teaching course rather than completing EDU 410

In order to successfully meet the standards for the English as a Second Language program and be eligible for licensure, students must meet the following requirements in addition to successfully completing the required coursework:

  • Students meet the content knowledge assessment by earning a 3.0 in the coursework or passing the Praxis II exam in this content area
    • Students do not have to complete Praxis II exam if they earn a 3.0 in the ESL coursework
  • Students must earn a C or better in each of the ESL courses
  • Students must receive a satisfactory evaluation from their cooperating teacher in the ESL clinical placements

Bilingual/Bicultural Education Licensure Program


The Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BBE) undergraduate program at Carroll University is an emphasis that can be added to an Elementary Education major or a Secondary Education major.  Students who successfully complete the requirements for this emphasis and are endorsed for an initial teaching license through their grades K-9 (Elementary) or grades 4-12 (Secondary) program will be endorsed for the Bilingual/Bicultural Education #023 as a supplemental license through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

The BBE program is 20 credits in EDU coursework and 7 credits in EDU clinical experiences. Of these 27 credits, candidates already complete 6 credits of this coursework and 7 credits of clinical experiences in their Elementary or Secondary Education major. Therefore, to complete the BBE program and be eligible for this supplemental license through the WI-DPI, students complete an additional 14 credits of EDU coursework in addition to their Education major.  Candidates who wish to obtain a BBE supplemental license must also complete the equivalent of 4 semesters of Spanish coursework, an approved Spanish-language CCD Course in the Pioneer Core, and a Spanish-language Cross-cultural Experience.  

*EDU 218 Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education and EDU 358 Biliteracy: Theory and Methods are taught in Spanish

 

**EDU 335 replaces the requirement for completing EDU 360 Teaching and Learning with English Language Learners (2 credits) in the Elementary Education or Secondary Education program

 

***Elementary Education majors adding the BBE emphasis complete EDU 422 as their second student teaching course rather than completing EDU 420; Secondary Education majors adding the BBE emphasis will complete EDU 422 as their second student teaching course rather than completing EDU 410

In order to successfully meet the student learning outcomes/standards for the Bilingual/Bicultural Program and be eligible for licensure, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Students meet the content knowledge assessment by earning a minimum assessment of “intermediate high” on the ACTFL exam in the areas of oral proficiency and written proficiency
  • Students must earn a C or better in each EDU course
  • Students must receive a satisfactory evaluation from their cooperating teacher in the BBE clinical placements

The following courses in the Elementary Education and Secondary Education majors apply to the BBE emphasis:


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