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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002
     

    About the Catalog
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    Education
    dAdvising
    dUniversity General Education
    dHonors Program
    dSupport Facilities and Programs
    dTeacher Education
    dElementary Education Program
    dSecondary Education Program
    dSecondary Education Teaching Fields
    dOptional Secondary Certification Programs
    dOptional Secondary Certification Program at the Middle Level
    dSecondary Education Programs Outside the College of Education
    dOther Program Choices
    dGeneral Courses
    dCounseling and Educational Psychology
    dEducational Administration and Leadership
    dElementary Education
    dFoundations and Adult Education
    dSecondary Education
    dSpecial Education
    Engineering
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    Technology and Aviation
    Veterinary Medicine
    Graduate School
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    Outreach
    University Faculty
     

    Elementary Education Program

    Bachelor of science in elementary education
    Minimum of 129 hours required
    Certification K-9

    General education requirements

    (53 hrs. minimum)
    Communications (8-9 hrs.)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I 3
    or
    SPCH 109Public Speaking Honors 3
     
    Humanities (12 hrs.)
    (Recommended courses are available in 13 Bluemont Hall.)
    Literature 3
    ENGL 355Literature for Children 3
    Humanities 3
    Fine arts appreciation 3
     
    Social science (12 hrs.)
    History: Choose from HIST 100, 101, 102, 251, 252, 531, 553.
    Geography: Choose from GEOG 100, 310, 399, 440, 500.
    Non-Western cultures: ANTH 204, AMETH 160, or at least three hours from cultures outside Western tradition, excludes those dealing with Greece, Rome, Western Europe, or North America.
    Restricted elective: Three hours from the Departments of Anthropology (except ANTH 280 or 281), Economics, Psychology, History, Political Science, Sociology, or Geography (except GEOG 220 or 221).

    Natural science (12 hrs.)
    (Recommended courses are available in 13 Bluemont Hall.) Each area must include a lab.
    Biological 4
    Physical 4 
    Earth science 4 
     
    Quantitative sciences (9 hrs.)
    MATH 100College Algebra* 3
    MATH 160Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics* 3
    or
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics* 3
    MATH 320Math for Elementary School Teachers I 3
     
    *Grade of C or better required.

    Pre-professional
    For the freshman and sophomore years, or until requirements for admission to teacher education have been satisfied, students in the College of Education will enroll in the appropriate pre-professional curriculum: elementary (EDPPE) or secondary (EDPPS). These students are advised by a College of Education pre-professional advisor in 13 Bluemont Hall concerning the courses essential for entry into the teacher education program.

    Students transferring to K-State after earning credit at another institution will be enrolled in a pre-professional program until it has been determined that requirements for admission to teacher education have been satisfied. Students attending community colleges are encouraged to plan their degree programs in a four-year sequence. The College of Education invites students to seek advice from the Center for Student and Professional Services in 13 Bluemont Hall concerning course selections.

    Professional-level courses (44 hrs.)
    All students must file an application for admission to the teacher education program. When a student's application has been approved, he or she is admitted to the professional program and assigned to a professional-level advisor.

    Admission to teacher education is not required for enrollment in the following.
    EDEL 220Orientation to Elementary/
    Middle School 1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development 3
    FSHS 200Sexuality and Health 2
    EDEL 300Principles of Elementary Education 3
    ART 425Art for Elementary Schools 3
    MUSIC 405Music for Elementary Teachers 3
    EDEL 379Elementary/Middle-Level Physical
    Education Methods 2
    EDETC 318Instructional Media and Technology 2
     
    Admission to teacher education is required for enrollment in the following courses. EDCEP 315 may be taken before or concurrently with Block A. EDSP 324 and EDCIP 455 may be taken anytime after admission to teacher education but before student teaching.
    EDCEP 315Educational Psychology 3
    EDSP 324Exceptional Child in the Regular
    Classroom. 3
    EDCIP 455Teaching in a Multicultural Society 2
     
    Block A
    Block A must be taken before Block B.
    EDEL 470Elementary/Middle-Level Science
    Methods 3
    EDEL 473Elementary/Middle-Level Mathematics
    Methods 3
    EDEL 420Block A Clinical Experience 1
     
    Block B
    EDEL 474Elementary/Middle-Level Reading
    Methods 3
    EDEL 471Elementary/Middle-Level Language
    Arts Methods 3
    EDEL 472Elementary/Middle-Level Social
    Studies Methods 3
    EDEL 430Block B Practicum 1
     
    Professional semester (16 hrs.)
    Requirements for admittance to student teaching: Minimum 3.0 GPA in all Block A and Block B courses, with no grade lower than a C in any blocked course. Students may re-take blocked methods courses one time only.
    EDEL 585Teaching Participation in the Elementary
    School (with seminar) 16
     
    Area of concentration (15 hrs.)
    The 15 hours selected in the area of concentration are in addition to those taken to meet general education requirements. Guidelines for applicable courses are available in the Center for Student and Professional Services. Concentrations are offered in the following fields: art, biological science, communication arts, dance, English, family studies, general science, health education, mathematics, modern foreign languages, music, physical science, social science, special education, and speech pathology.

    Minimum hours required in the area
    of concentration 15
    Total credit hours required for graduation 129
     
    Middle-level endorsement
    An endorsement to teach at the middle level grades in the fields of English, mathematics, science, and social studies may be added to the elementary education program. See your advisor for information on specific requirements.

    English as a second language endorsement
    An endorsement for English as a second language for grades K-9 may be added to the elementary education program. See your advisor for information on specific requirements.

    Topics within Education:
    dAdvising dSecondary Education Teaching Fields dEducational Administration and Leadership
    dUniversity General Education dOptional Secondary Certification Programs dElementary Education
    dHonors Program dOptional Secondary Certification Program at the Middle Level dFoundations and Adult Education
    dSupport Facilities and Programs dSecondary Education Programs Outside the College of Education dSecondary Education
    dTeacher Education dOther Program Choices dSpecial Education
    dElementary Education Program dGeneral Courses   
    dSecondary Education Program dCounseling and Educational Psychology   
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    Kansas State University
    November 10, 2000