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College of Education


Linda A. Patriarca, Dean, 154 Speight Building
John A. Swope, Associate Dean, 154 Speight Building
Vivian M. Covington, Director of Teacher Education, 105 Speight Building

The mission of the College of Education is the preparation of professional educators and allied practitioners, including professionals in business information systems, counseling, instructional technology, and librarianship. Significant to this mission is a strong commitment to three important, related areas, all of which are realized through partnerships and other endeavors: the encouragement and nurturing of professional growth for educators and allied practitioners at all levels and in all areas of the educational endeavor, a continuing emphasis on and support for scholarship and research/creative activity, and service in all areas of professional education. Critical to such commitment is the promotion of effective teaching, staff participation in the improvement of schools; and, in concert with other state agencies, the development and creation of educational policy for North Carolina.

The College of Education offers baccalaureate degree programs through the Departments of Business and Information Technologies Education; Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education; Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education; Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology; and Special Education, Foundations and Research. All teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Admission

An advisor will be assigned to each student to assist in program planning. Undergraduate teacher education majors may also be required to complete an approved academic concentration as part of their programs of study. Additional information about academic concentrations and specific program requirements is available in departmental offices. Teacher education is a program that requires formal admittance. Teacher education majors will become official teacher education candidates once they have been fully admitted to upper division.

Once enrolled in a teacher education program and prior to admission to the upper division of study, students will be required to have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, post passing scores on PRAXIS I, SAT, ACT or combination and meet technology competency requirements. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA for retention in the upper division of all teacher education programs. Additional information concerning admission to the upper division is available online in the Welcome to Teacher Education Handbook at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/teached.

Requirements for Students Preparing to Teach

The purpose of teacher education at East Carolina University is to prepare professional educators through partnerships who are academically and technically proficient, reflective in practice, committed to the intellectual empowerment of others, and guided by the larger democratic purposes of American education.

Birth-K, Elementary, and Middle Grades
See Special Requirements for the BS Degree for Students Preparing to Teach found in the Undergraduate Studies: Academic Advisement, Progression, and Support Services section of this catalog. See Licensure, below. See also the Department of Child Development and Family Relations (B-K) or Department of Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education. As part of their programs, majors will also complete an approved academic concentration from the list presented below. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program requirements.

Secondary and K-12 Special Subjects Education
See Special Requirements for the BS Degree for Students Preparing to Teach found in the Undergraduate Studies: Academic Advisement, Progression, and Support Services section of this catalog. See also the Departments of Business and Information Technologies Education; Special Education, Foundations and Research; and Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education as well as departments and schools outside the College of Education offering this degree.

Students who aspire to complete the requirements for a BS degree in secondary teacher education must complete all foundations curriculum requirements, the requirements stipulated by the department of the academic major, and the following professional credits: EDTC 4001; EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777 or other CTE approved course; EDUC 3200; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; READ 3990 or 5317; SPED 4010; unit prefix 2123, 4323, 4324, 4325. Majors in some programs will also complete an approved academic concentration from the list presented below. Students should consult their advisor for specific program information.

Academic Concentrations

Students in business education, elementary education, physical education, and health education are required to complete one 18 s.h. academic concentration. Middle grades education students are required to complete two 24 s.h. academic concentrations from English, mathematics, social studies, and general science only. Please consult your advisor for the appropriate concentration(s) in your area. A maximum of 6 s.h. can be counted toward foundations curriculum.

Anthropology (24 s.h.)
ANTH 2000. Archaeology Around the World (3) (FC:SO)
ANTH 2010. Societies Around the World (3) (FC:SO)
ANTH 2015. Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3) (WI*) (F,S) (RP: A BIOL course)
Choose 6 s.h. from:
ANTH 3002. Cultures of East Asia (3) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3003. Cultures of Africa (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3004. Cultures of the South Pacific (3) (EY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3005. North American Indians (3) (EY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3016. Cultures of the Caribbean (3) (S) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3017. Cultures of Mexico and Guatemala (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
ANTH 3018. Cultures of South and Central America (3) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
GEOG 2100. World Geography: Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
Choose 9 s.h. ANTH electives of which 6 s.h. must be above 2999
Biology (24 s.h.)
BIOL 1050. General Biology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
BIOL 1051. General Biology Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C: BIOL 1030 or 1050)
BIOL 1060. Environmental Biology (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
BIOL 2130. Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: BIOL 1050, 1051; or 1100, 1101)
BIOL 2131. Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P/C: BIOL 2130)
BIOL 3230, 3231. Field Botany (4,0) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 1050, 1051 or 1100, 1101) or BIOL 3240, 3241. Field Zoology (4,0) (F) (P: BIOL 1060 or 2250)
Choose 7 s.h. BIOL electives above 2999
Business Information Technologies Education (18 s.h.)
Choose 18 s.h. from:
BITE 1500. Electronic Information Processing I (3) (F,S,SS)
BITE 2112. Introduction to Information Processing Technology (3) (F,S,SS)
BITE 2500. Electronic Information Processing II (3) (F,S,SS)
BITE 4100. Introduction to Virtual Environments in Business and Information Technology Education (3) (F,S)
BITE 4500. Information Processing Systems Design (3) (F,S,SS)
BITE 4700. Web Site Design and Maintenance (3) (F,S,SS)
BITE 5200. Microcomputer Business Graphics Applications (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BITE 4200 or consent of instructor)
BITE 5503. Integrating Information Processing Technology into Business and Information Technologies Education (3) (F,S,SS)
Chemistry (44 s.h.)
CHEM 1150, 1151. General Chemistry and Laboratory I (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P/C: MATH 1065; C for 1150: CHEM 1151; C for 1151: CHEM 1150)
CHEM 1160, 1161. General Chemistry and Laboratory I (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: CHEM 1150, 1151; C for 1160: CHEM 1161; C for 1161: CHEM 1160; RC: MATH 1083 or 1085)
CHEM 2250, 2251. Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis (3,2) (WI, WI) (F,S) (P: CHEM 1160, 1161; CHEM 2650 or 2750)
CHEM 2650. Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences (4) (F) (P: CHEM 1160, 1161)
CHEM 2651. Organic Chemistry Lab for the Life Sciences (1) (F) (C: CHEM 2650)
CHEM 3450. Elementary Inorganic Chemistry (3) (F,S) (P: CHEM 2250, 2251; C: CHEM 3451)
CHEM 3451. Elementary Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1) (WI) (F,S) (P: CHEM 2250, 2251; C: CHEM 3450 or 5550)
CHEM 3850, 3851. Introduction to Physical Chemistry (4,1) (WI, WI) (F,S) (P: CHEM 1160, 1161; MATH 2122 or 2172; PHYS 1260, 1261)
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
MATH 2121. Calculus for the Life Sciences I (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: MATH 1065 or 1077 with a minimum grade of C)
MATH 2122. Calculus for the Life Sciences II (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 2121)
PHYS 1250, 1260. General Physics (3,3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P for 1250: MATH 1065 or 1066; P for 1260: PHYS 1250)
PHYS 1251, 1261. General Physics Laboratory (1,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1251: PHYS 1250 or 2350; C for 1261: PHYS 1260 or 2260)
Choose recommended electives above 2999
Child Studies (24 s.h.)
CDFR 1103. Marriage and Family Relations (3) (F,S,SS) or SOCI 1025. Courtship and Marriage (3) (F,S,SS)
CDFR 2000. Child Development I: Prenatal Through Early Childhood (3) (F,S,SS)
CDFR 2001. Child Development II: Middle Childhood Through Young Adulthood (3) (F,S,SS)
CDFR 3002. Child in the Family (3) (F,S,SS) or PSYC 2201. Psychology of Childhood (3) (F,S,SS)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
Choose 9 s.h. CDFR electives above 2999
Economics (24 s.h.)
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F,S) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F,S) (P: ECON 2133)
Choose 12 s.h. ECON electives above 2999
English (24 s.h.)
ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1100)
ENGL 2100. Major British Writers (3) (F,S) (WI) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200) or ENGL 2200. Major American Writers (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (WI) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose one from:
CLAS 1500. Classical Mythology (3) (FC:HU) (Formerly CLAS 3460)
ENGL 3260. African American Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3300. Women and Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3450. Northern European Mythology (3) (WI) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3460. Literature and Classical Mythology (3) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3570. American Folklore (3) (WI) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3630. The Bible as Literature (3) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4360. World Literature in English (3) (WI) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose 9 s.h. ENGL electives of which 6 s.h. must be above 2999
French (26 s.h.)
FREN 2330. Review of Grammar (3) (P: FREN 1004 or equivalent)
FREN 3225. Advanced Conversation (3) (P: FREN 2330)
FREN 3330. Composition and Advanced Grammar (3) (WI) (P: FREN 2330)
Choose 9 s.h. from:
FREN 2440. Readings in the Culture of France I (3) (P: FREN 1004)
FREN 2441. Readings in the Culture of France II (3) (P: FREN 1004)
FREN 2442. Readings in the Francophone Cultures of the Americas (3) (P: FREN 1004)
FREN 2443. Readings in the Francophone Cultures of Africa (3) (P: FREN 1004)
Choose 8 s.h. FREN electives above 2999
General Science (18 s.h.)
SCIE 3216. Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) (F, S, SS)
SCIE 3270. Physical Science for Grades K-6 (3)
SCIE 3280. Life and Environmental Science Grades K-6 (3)
SCIE 3290. Earth Systems Science for Grades K-6 (3)
SCIE 3336. Science and Methods in Informal Settings and Field Experience (3) (P: SCIE 3216, 3270, 3280, 3290; or consent of instructor)
Choose one of the following four:
BIOL 1050. General Biology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
CHEM 1020. General Descriptive Chemistry (4) (S) (FC:SC)
GEOL 1550. Oceanography (4) (F,S) (FC:SC)
PHYS 1050. Physics and the Environment (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
General Science (24 s.h.)
BIOL 1050. General Biology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
CHEM 1020. General Descriptive Chemistry (4) (F,S) (FC:SC)
GEOL 1500. Dynamic Earth (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
PHYS 1250. General Physics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066)
SCIE 3602. Investigations in Physical and Earth Science (4) (F,S,SS)
SCIE 3604. Investigations in Life and Environmental Science (4) (F,S,SS)
Choose one of the following:
SCIE 3350, 3351. Descriptive Astronomy (4,0)
SCIE 3360, 3361. Physical Meteorology (4,0)
Geography (24 s.h.)
GEOG 1000. People, Places, and Environments (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
GEOG 1200. Introduction to Physical Geography (3) (F) (RC: GEOG 1201)
GEOG 2003. Geography of the Global Economy (3) (F,S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3046. United States and Canada (3) (F) (FC:SO)
Choose 3 s.h. GEOG elective selected in consultation with advisor
Choose 3 s.h. from:
GEOG 3047. Western Europe (3) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3049. South America (3) (WI) (F) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3050. Africa (3) (WI) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3051. Asia (3) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3055. North Carolina (3) (F) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3056. Middle America (3) (FC:SO)
Choose 6 s.h. GEOG electives above 2999
Geology (24 s.h.)
GEOL 1500. Dynamic Earth (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
GEOL 1501. Dynamic Earth Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C: GEOL 1500)
GEOL 1550. Oceanography (4) (S) (FC:SC)
GEOL 1600. Earth and Life Through Time (4) (S) (FC:SC)
Choose 12 s.h. GEOL electives above 2999
German (24 s.h.)
GERM 2210. Intermediate German Composition and Conversation I (3) (P: GERM 1004 or consent of instructor)
GERM 2211. Intermediate German Composition and Conversation II (3) (P: GERM 1004 or consent of instructor)
GERM 2300. Introduction to German Literature (3) (P: GERM 1004 or consent of instructor)
GERM 2420. Culture of the German Speaking World (3) (P: GERM 1004 or consent of instructor)
GERM 3210. Conversation (3) (P: GERM 2210 or 2211; or consent of instructor)
GERM 3330. Composition and Advanced Grammar (3) (P: GERM 2210 or 2211; or consent of instructor)
Choose 6 s.h. GERM electives above 2999
Hispanic Studies (24 s.h.)
SPAN 2110. Cultural Readings in Spanish (3) (P: SPAN 1004 or consent of dept chair)
SPAN 2222. Intermediate Spanish Conversation (3) (P: Minimum grade of B in SPAN 1004 or consent of dept chair; RC: SPAN 2330) or
SPAN 3220. Advanced Oral Communication Through Multimedia (3) (P: SPAN 2222 or consent of dept chair)
SPAN 2330. Intermediate Composition and Review of Grammar (3) (P: Minimum grade of B in SPAN 1004 or consent of dept chair; RC: SPAN 2222)
SPAN 2440. Spanish Culture and Civilization (3) (WI*) (P: SPAN 2222 or 2330 or consent of dept chair)
SPAN 2441. Latin-American Culture and Civilization (3) (P: SPAN 2222 or 2330 or consent of dept chair)
SPAN 2550. Approaches to the Study of Hispanic Literature (3) (FC:HU) (P: SPAN 2222 or 2330 or consent of dept chair)
Choose 6 s.h. SPAN electives above 2999
History (24 s.h.)
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
Choose 12 s.h. HIST electives of which 9 s.h. must be above 2999
Interdisciplinary Human Studies (18 s.h.)
Choose 9 s.h. from the following:
EXSS 2900. Teaching Skillful Movement (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 2323; P/C: EXSS 2202)
EXSS 3300. Applied Sports Psychology (3) (F) (P: PSYC 1000)
EXSS 3301. Physical Education and Sport in Modern Society (3) (F,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor, or consent of instructor)
EXSS 3900. Elementary School Instruction in Physical Education (3) (F,S) (P: Upper division status; EXSS 2122, 2500, 2600, 2900)
HLTH 3020. Health Disparities (3) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; 3010 or consent of instructor)
HLTH 3030. Health Behavior Theory (3) (WI) (S) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; PSYC 1000)
HLTH 4001. Stress Management: Principles and Practices (3) (S)
HLTH 5310. Education for Human Sexuality (3)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
PSYC 4350. Psychology of Sexual Behavior (3) (F,S) (P: 6 s.h. of PSYC to include PSYC 1000 or 1060)
REHB 2003. Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Health and Social Problems (3) (F,S)
SOCI 1025. Courtship and Marriage (3) (F,S)
SOCI 3325. Sociology of Human Sexuality (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110 or consent of instructor)
Choose 9 s.h. from the following:
BIOL 2130. Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: BIOL 1050, 1051; or 1100, 1101)
EHST 2110. Introduction to Environmental Health Science (3) (F,S)
EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
EXSS 3805. Exercise Physiology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2805)
EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F, S, SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
EXSS 3906. Physical Education for Special Populations (3) (F, S, SS) (P: Upper division status; EXSS 2323; SPED 2000; or consent of instructor)
EXSS 4804. Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Upper division status; EXSS 2323; MATH 1065; health and human performance major or minor or consent of chair)
EXSS 4805. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (C: EXSS 4806)
EXSS 4806. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 3805; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 4805)
HLTH 2125, 2126. First Aid and CPR (3,0) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; C for 2125: HLTH 2126; C for 2126: HLTH 2125)
HLTH 3010. Health Problems I (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or 2140; HLTH 1000 or 1050; or consent of instructor)
NUTR 1000. Contemporary Nutrition (3) or NUTR 2105. Nutrition (3)
Mathematics (18 s.h.)
MATE 1267. Functional Relationships (3) (S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 2067. Data and Probability Explorations (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 3067. Algebra and Number Foundations (3) (F, S) P: MATH 1065 or equivalent.
MATE 3167. Geometry and Measurement (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 3267. Concepts in Discrete Mathematics (3) (S) (P: MATE 3067)
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
Mathematics (24 s.h.)
MATE 1267. Functional Relationships (3) (S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 2067. Data and Probability Explorations (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 3067. Algebra and Number Foundations (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 3167. Geometry and Measurement (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
MATE 3267. Concepts in Discrete Mathematics (3) (S) (P: MATE 3067)
MATE 3367. Mathematical Modeling (3) (S) (P: MATE 1267, 2267, 3067, and 3167)
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
MATH 2119. Elements of Calculus (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Minimum grade of C in MATH 1065 or MATH 1066).
Philosophy (24 s.h.)
PHIL 1110. Introduction to Philosophy (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
PHIL 1175. Introduction to Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
PHIL 1500. Introduction to Logic (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (FC:MA)
PHIL 4270. Ethics (3) (WI*) (FC:HU) (P: 6 s.h. in PHIL or consent of instructor)
Choose 12 s.h. PHIL electives above 2999
Physics (33 s.h.)
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
MATH 2121. Calculus for the Life Sciences I (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: MATH 1065 or 1077 with a minimum grade of C)
MATH 2122. Calculus for the Life Sciences II (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 2121)
PHYS 1250, 1260. General Physics (3,3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P for 1250: MATH 1065 or 1066; P for 1260: PHYS 1250)
PHYS 1251, 1261. General Physics Laboratory (1,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1251: PHYS 1250 or 2350; C for 1261: PHYS 1260 or 2260)
PHYS 2021. Experimental Physics (1) (F-04) (P: PHYS 1261, 2260)
PHYS 2250, 2260, 2270. Advanced General Physics (3,3,3) (P: MATH 1085 or 2121; P/C: MATH 2122 or 2171)
Choose 6 s.h. PHYS electives above 2999
Political Science (24 s.h.)
POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
Choose 1 course in American government
Choose 1 course in comparative government and politics
Choose 1 course in international relations
Choose 1 course in political theory and methodology
Choose 9 s.h. POLS electives above 2999
Psychology (24-25 s.h.)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
PSYC 2101. Psychological Statistics (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: MATH 1065 or MATH 1066) or MATH 2228. Elementary
Statistical Methods I (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
PSYC 3225. Psychology of Learning (3) (F,S,SS)) or PSYC 3226. Cognitive Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
PSYC 4333. Learning Theories and Applications (3) (P: PSYC 1000)
PSYC 5325. Introduction to Psychological Testing (3) (P: Statistics course; PSYC 1000 or 1060)
Choose 3 s.h. PSYC electives
Reading (25 s.h.)
READ 3205. Diagnostic/Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (3) (F,S,SS) (P: READ 3301; C: READ 3206)
READ 3206. Practicum in Diagnostic/Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (1) (F,S,SS) (P: READ 3301)
READ 3301. Reading Instruction in the Primary Grades (3) (F,S,SS)
READ 3302. Reading Instruction in the Intermediate Grades (3) (F,S,SS)
READ 5316. Applied Phonics (3)
READ 5317. Reading in the Junior and Senior High School (3)
Choose 9 s.h. from:
ELEM 3249. Literacy Development in Early Childhood (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division)
LIBS 3200. The Art of Storytelling (3) (S)
READ 4534. Problems in Reading (Topic: Literacy and Technology) (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of instructor and dept chair)
SPED 2103. Introduction to Learning Disabilities (3) (F,S,SS) (P: SPED 2000)
Social Studies (24 s.h.)
ANTH 3002. Cultures of East Asia (3) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor) or
GEOG 3049. South America (3) (WI) (F) (FC:SO) or GEOG 3051. Far East (3) (S) (FC:SO) or HIST 3611. History of the Far East Since 1600 (3) (FC:SO)
ANTH 3003. Cultures of Africa (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor) or GEOG 3050. Africa (3) (S) (FC:SO) or HIST 3710. Introduction to Latin-American History: Colonial Period (3) (WI*) (FC:SO) or HIST 3711. Introduction to Latin-American History: Since 1808 (3) (FC:SO) or
HIST 3810. History of Africa (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
GEOG 2100. World Geography: Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
HIST 3100. North Carolina History (3) (FC:SO)
POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or POLS 3265. African Political Systems (3) (S) (FC:SO)
Sociology (24 s.h.)
SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
SOCI 2111. Modern Social Problems (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110)
SOCI 3222. Rural Sociology (3) (FC:SO) or SOCI 3225. Urban Sociology (3) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110) or SOCI 3235. Population Trends and Problems (3) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110)
SOCI 3385. History of Sociology (3) (WI) (F) (P: SOCI 2110)
Choose 12 s.h. SOCI electives above 2999
Teaching English as a Second Language (24 s.h.)
ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 2740. Language in the USA (3) (FC:HU)
ENGL 3730. The Structure of English: Phonology and Morphology (3) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3740. The Structure of English: Syntax and Semantics (3) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3750. Introductory Linguistics (3) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4360. World Literature in English (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4710. Teaching English as a Second Language: Theories and Principles (3) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4720. Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers (3) (P: ENGL 4710)
 

Upper Division of Teacher Education

Prior to enrolling in selected professional education courses (see departmental requirements) and applying for the internship experience, all students must be admitted to the upper division of teacher education. Application for admission is normally completed during the second semester of the sophomore year or first semester of the junior year. Transfer students must have completed at least 12 s.h. at East Carolina University before they are eligible to apply.

Steps in admission to upper division include:
  1. Satisfactory completion of 16-hour early field experience with minimum grade of C (2.0), normally as part of departmental 2123 or 2611 courses.
  2. Passing scores on PRAXIS I, SAT, ACT or combination.
  3. A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for all college work attempted at East Carolina University. Students must also meet minimum academic major grade point average requirements. (See catalog or advisor.)
  4. Completion of technology competencies. (See advisor.)

Internship

Internship is the culminating aspect of the professional component of teacher preparation. The internship provides students opportunities to synthesize and apply previous learning and experience; to develop and apply analytical and problem-solving skills to the various activities of teaching, including self-evaluation; and to grow professionally through observing, planning, and teaching with an outstanding teacher.

Applications for admission to the internship must be submitted to the internship coordinator in the major department one year prior to the semester in which the student will complete internship requirements. Assignments will be located within the Latham Clinical Schools Network. Students are strongly discouraged from working during their internship. For applications and more detailed information, consult Welcome To Teacher Education Handbook, at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/teached.

Administration of the internship is provided by clinical experiences coordinators, who work with the director of teacher education, department chairs, the teacher education staff, and local school personnel.

A minimum grade of C (2.0) in the teacher education professional core courses and internship and a minimum 2.5 GPA are required for licensure.

Additional Requirements for Interns in Selected Program Areas

In addition to meeting the requirements of all secondary education majors, art majors must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in ART 3851, 3860.

Prior to the internship, elementary education majors must have completed the following courses with a minimum grade of C (2.0): EDTC 4001; EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777; EDUC 3200; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; ELEM 2123, 3000, 3100, 3200, 3300, 3500, 3600, 4300; MATE 3050, 3051, 3060; READ 3301, 3302; SCIE 3216; SPED 4020.

A minimum 2.5 is required for admission to the English education program. Students must have a minimum grade of C (2.0) in EDTC 4001; EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; ENED 2123, 3815, 4323, 4960; ENGL 2000, 2700, 3000, 3010, 3020; PSYC 3206; in READ 3990 or 5317; and in SPED 2000, 4010.

Middle grades education majors must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777; EDUC 3200; MIDG 2123, 3001, 3010, 3022, 4001, 4010; PSYC 4305 or EDUC 4400; READ 3990 or 5317; SPED 4010; and two methods courses (4319).

Music education majors must have a minimum cumulative and major 2.5 GPA. They must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in MUSC 2123 all professional core courses; and in each course of their major methods sequence, MUSC 3217, 3227, 4323; or MUSC 3237, 3247, 4333; and must also have successfully completed EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777; EDUC 3200; 4400 or PSYC 4305; and SPED 4010.

Special education majors must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in EDTC 4001; EDUC 3002 or PSYC 2777; EDUC 3200; READ 3301; all SPED courses taken; and in COMM 2410 or 2420. They must have also successfully completed MATE 3050, 3051, 3060 and MUSC 3048. Special education – General Curriculum majors must also have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in ELEM 3250.

Other secondary education and special subjects majors must have a minimum major 2.5 GPA. They must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0) in both the departmental early experience; methods courses; as well as all professional core courses. With the exception indicated above for music education, only 4323 departmental courses are acceptable for meeting the methods course requirement (4611 for FREN, GERM, and SPAN). (Note: The methods course, EDUC 4400, and SPED 4010 should be taken concurrently.)

Licensure

To be eligible for teacher licensure in North Carolina, the student must complete the requirements of an approved competency-based teacher education program designed to meet the requirements for the professional studies components of programs in all teaching areas. For a clear NC teaching license and to meet federal guidelines of the No Child Left Behind Act, individuals must be highly qualified. Twenty-four (24) hours of content area courses or PRAXIS II test(s) are needed to be licensed with the exception of the areas of elementary and special education. PRAXIS II tests are required for those areas. When the programs have been properly planned, coordinated, and implemented, and when these credits and experiences have been verified by the appropriate unit, the dean of the College of Education or designee recommends the issuance of the proper teacher, special services personnel, or administrative license or certificate. Licensure requirements are beyond degree requirements.

Out-of-state applicants who are seeking licensure, in-state residents who are prepared in institutions outside the state, and in-state and out-of-state teachers seeking to change, upgrade, and/or add fields or subjects to their present license must submit their credentials to the Office of Alternative Licensure for evaluation toward the competency-based teacher education program for North Carolina.