King's College - Education

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

Pre-School-Grade 4 (PK-4) with Special Education (P-8)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

(60 CREDITS)

CORE 154 Psychological Foundations (3)

EDUC 202 Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Issues, and Trends (3)

EDUC 215 PK-4 Development, Cognition, and Learning I (3)

EDUC 216 Development, Cognition, and Learning II (3)

EDUC 220 The Education of Young Children: Theories, Practices, and Policies (3)

EDUC 230 PK-4 Multicultural, Linguistic, and Instruction Methods (3)

EDUC 231 Technology Module I (1)

EDUC/SPED 260 Early Literacy Foundations (PK-1) (3)

EDUC/SPED 270 Introduction to Special Education (3)

EDUC/SPED 305 Assessment I (3)

EDUC/SPED 306 PK-8 Assessment II (3)

EDUC 331 Technology Module II (1)

EDUC 351 Creative Arts in the Classroom (3)

EDUC 360 Literacy Foundations for Primary Grades 2-4 (3)

EDUC/SPED 370 Specifically Designed Instruction (3)

EDUC/SPED 390 Differentiated Reading for the Developing Child (3)

EDUC 420 Social Studies Methods PK-4 (3)

EDUC 421 Math Methods PK-4 (3)

EDUC 422 Science Methods PK-4 (3)

EDUC/SPED 423 Literacy Across the Curriculum: The Reading-Writing Connection (3)

EDUC 424 Family Involvement and Communication (3)

EDUC/SPED 440 Inclusive Education (3)

 

MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENTS

(6 CREDITS)

MATH 101 Theory of Arithmetic (3)

MATH 102 Algebra and Geometry (3)

 

SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS

(6 CREDITS)

BIOL 200 Life Science for Elementary Education (3)

or

a course from CORE 270 series

PHYS 100 Physical Science for Elementary Education (3)

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

(3 CREDITS)

CORE 181 American History (3)

or

CORE 188 American Government (3)

 

STUDENT TEACHING SEMESTER REQUIREMENTS

EDUC 437 Observation and Student Teaching (10)

EDUC 438 Student Teaching Seminar (2)

 

Secondary Education Certification

Major course requirements are listed under each of the majors of the various departments offering programs for secondary certification: Biology, Chemistry, English, French, General Science, History, Political Science, Mathematics, or Spanish. Citizenship Education certification requires a major in history or political science along with a prescribed social studies core of courses. All candidates seeking secondary certification must have the equivalent of six credits in mathematics (numbered 100 or above at King’s) and six credits in English.

 

SECONDARY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

EDUC 202 Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Issues, and Trends (3)

EDUC 231 Technology Module I (1)

EDUC 235 Secondary Development, Cognition, and Learning I (3)

EDUC 240 Secondary Multicultural, Linguistic, Educational Methods (3)

EDUC 305 Assessment I (3)

EDUC 331 Technology Module II (1)

EDUC 350 Classroom Management (3)

EDUC 366 Methods for Teaching Diverse Secondary Students (3)

EDUC/SPED 270 Introduction to Special Education

EDUC/SPED 440 Inclusive Education (3)

Special Methods of Teaching (These courses are only offered in the fall semester) (3)

(Determined by certification sought)

• Citizenship Education, EDUC 303 Secondary Social Studies Methods

• English, ENGL 399 Methods of Teaching English

• Mathematics, EDUC 320 Secondary Mathematics Methods

• Science (Biology, Chemistry, and General Science), EDUC 302 Secondary Science Methods

• Foreign Languages (French and Spanish), EDUC 304 Secondary Foreign Language Methods

 

PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER REQUIREMENTS

EDUC 467 Observation and Student Teaching (10)

EDUC 468 Student Teaching Seminar (2)

 

Special Education (7-12)

In addition to the above, students seeking SPECIAL EDUCATION Certification 7-12 must take:

EDUC/SPED 216 Development, Cognition, and Learning II (3)

EDUC/SPED 307 Secondary Assessment II (3)

EDUC/SPED 311 Assistive Technology (3)

EDUC/SPED 312 Literacy Learning for the 7-12 Special Needs Student (3)

EDUC/SPED 313 Learning Environments for High and Low Incidence Disabilities (3)

EDUC/SPED 370 Specifically Designed Instruction (3)

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