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Penn State Brandywine

Begin Date: Summer Session 2006
End Date: Summer Session 2010

Elementary Education in Multicultural Settings - ARCHIVE

University College (ELEDM): Penn State Brandywine

PROFESSOR SUELLEN BUTLER, Program Head, Brandywine Campus

This major offers extensive teacher preparation for those students seeking training to prepare for the challenges of teaching in schools with diverse student bodies. The program offers extensive field experiences beginning in the first year and continuing through student teaching, emphasizing the problems faced by teachers in multicultural and metropolitan environments.

Students successfully completing this major will have met all of the requirements for the Elementary Education, K-6 Instructional I certificates issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Students apply for entry into this major prior to the completion of their sophomore year of collegiate study. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)

For the B.S. degree in Elementary Education in Multicultural Settings, 125-131 credits are required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

(33 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)



ELECTIVES: 0-2 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 113-117 credits[18]
(This includes 33 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses, 9 credits of GN courses, 6 credits of GA courses, 6 credits of GH courses, 6 credits of GS courses.)

A ED 303(3), C I 295(2), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115A GS;US(3), MATH 200 GQ(3) (Sem: 3-4)
EDTHP 411 US(3), KINES 127(1.5), MUSIC 241(3) ELEDM 400(3) (Sem: 5)
ELEDM 395W(6) (Sem: 5-7)
ELEDM 401A(3), ELEDM 401B(3), ELEDM 401C(3), KINES 126(1.5) (Sem: 5-6)
ELEDM 402(3), ELEDM 403(6), SPLED 400(3), SS ED 430W(3) (Sem: 7)
C I 495D(12), C I 495F(3) (Sem: 8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (33-36 credits)
Select 9-10 credits; 3-4 credits each from a, b, and c, including at least one lab course (may double count for General Education GN):

  1. ANTH 021 GN(3), BI SC 001 GN(3), BI SC 002 GN(3), BI SC 003 GN(3), BI SC 004 GN(3), BIOL 110 GN(4), BIOL 129 GN(4), BIOL 141 GN(3), (Sem: 1-4)
  2. ASTRO 001 GN(3), CHEM 001 GN(3), CHEM 003 GN(3), CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1), MATSE 101 GN(3), MATSE 081 GN;IL(3), PHYS 001 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)
  3. EARTH 002 GN(3), EARTH 100GN(3), EM SC 150 GN;IL(3)/S T S 150 GN;IL(3), GEOG 010 GN(3), GEOSC 020 GN(3), GEOSC 021 GN(3), METEO 003 GN(3), METEO 101 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)

Select 6 credits; 3 credits each from a and b (may double count for General Education GA):

  1. ART H 112 GA;IL(3), ART H 120 GA;IL(3), ART H 130 GA;US;IL(3), ART H 320 GA;IL(3), INART 001 GA(3), INART 005 GA(3), INART 010 GA(3), MUSIC 005 GA(3), MUSIC 007 GA;US(3), MUSIC 009 GA;IL(3) (Sem: 1-4)
  2. ART 010 GA(3), COMM 150 GA(3), ENGL 050 GA(3), THEA 100 GA US;IL(3), THEA 102 GA(3), THEA 105 GA(3) (Sem: 1-4)

Select 3 credits from (may double count for General Education GH): HIST 020 GH;US(3), HIST 021 GH;US(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from (may double count for General Education GS): EDPSY 010 GS(3), HD FS 229 GS(3), PSYCH 212 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3-4 credits from (may double count for General Education GS): PSYCH 100 GS(3), SOC 005 GS(3) SOC 015 GS(3), SOC 119 GS;US(4), HD FS 129 GS(3), COMM 100 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from ECON 102 GS(3), ECON 104 GS(3), ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from GEOG 020 GS;US;IL(3), GEOG 030 GS(3), GEOG 126 GS;US;IL(3), GEOG 122 GH;US(3), GEOG 123 GS;IL(3), GEOG 120 GS;US;IL(3), GEOG 124 GS;IL(3), GEOG 128 GS;IL(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3-4 credits from (may double count for General Education GQ): STAT 100 GQ(3), STAT 200 GQ(4), EDPSY 101 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)

Select 3 credits of literature courses from department list (may double count for General Education GH) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits of American History courses from department list (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3-4 credits of MATH, STAT, or CMPSC from department list (Sem: 1-4)

[18] A grade of C or better per course is required for teacher certification.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2006

Blue Sheet Item #: 34-04-067

Review Date: 1/17/06

UCA Revision #1: 8/3/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07



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