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College of Education


Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Department Office, 122 Speight Building

The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers in the areas of elementary education, English education, history education, middle grades education, and special education. The department faculty is committed to providing comprehensive programs, rich in clinical experiences, and designed to produce teachers who are reflective practitioners who provide professional service to the community, the state, and the nation. Bachelor of science degrees are offered in elementary education, English education, history education, middle grades education, and in two areas of special education: general curriculum and adapted curriculum. The reading, foundations, and research program areas are also housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and provide support for the university’s teacher education programs.

Reading Center

The Reading Center is designed to aid college students with reading difficulties. READ 1031, 1 s.h. credit, is an individualized course designed to increase reading power, efficiency, and study skills.

BS in Elementary Education (K-6)

See Licensure, above. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows: (Note: These degree requirements are subject to change beginning Fall 2010 pending NC State Board of Education approval of revised licensure program requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program information.)

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below. - 42 s.h
    ANTH 1000. Introduction to Anthropology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or ANTH 2005. Environmental Anthropology (3) (S) (FC:SO) or ANTH 2010. Societies Around the World (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or ETHN 2002. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Social Science (3) (FC:SO) or SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    ART 3850. Art in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Junior standing)
    GEOG 1000. Introduction to Geography (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or 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 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) or HIST 3100. North Carolina History (3) (FC:SO) or HIST 3110. History of African Americans (3) (FC:SO) or 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) or HIST 3611. History of the Far East Since 1600 (3) (FC:SO) or HIST 3711. Introduction to Latin-American History: Since 1808 (3) (WI*) (FC:SO) or HIST 3810. History of Africa (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) or MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
    MUSC 3018. Introduction to Basic Music Skills for Elementary School Teachers (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    Choose 4 s.h. BIOL (FC:SC)
    Choose 4 s.h. CHEM, PHYS, or GEOL (FC:SC)
    Choose 3 s.h. literature, except children’s literature (FC:HU)
  2. Professional studies - 25 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
    ELEM 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S)
    ELEM 4324. Internship in the Elementary School (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; EDTC 4001; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; ELEM 3236, 3250, 4525, 4551; MATE 3223; READ 3210; SCIE 3216; C: ELEM 4325)
    ELEM 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Elementary Education (1) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: ELEM 4526)
    READ 3204. Fundamentals of Reading (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ELEM 3250)
    SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; RP: SPED 2000)
  3. Academic concentration (See Academic Concentration, above. A maximum of 6 s.h. may be counted in foundations curriculum requirements.) - 18 s.h.
  4. Specialty area - 43 s.h.
    ELEM 3235. Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary School (4) (F,S,SS) (P: ELEM 2123, 3275; C: ELEM 3236)
    ELEM 3236. Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary School (1) (F,S,SS) (P/C: ELEM 2123; C: ELEM 3235)
    ELEM 3250. Language Arts in the Early Childhood and Elementary School (4) (WI) (F,S,SS)
    ELEM 3275. Early Childhood and Elementary School Curriculum (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Sophomore standing; P/C: ELEM 2123 or CDFR 2123)
    ELEM 4525. Classroom Organization and Management in the Early Childhood and Elementary School (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; ELEM 3235, ELEM 4550)
    ELEM 4526. Practicum in Classroom Organization and Management (1) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; ELEM 3235, 3236; C: ELEM 4324, 4325)
    ELEM 4550. Social Studies in the Early Childhood and Elementary School (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: Minimum of 9 s.h. in social studies content courses; admission to upper division; ELEM 3235; C: ELEM 4551)
    ELEM 4551. Practicum in Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School (1) (F,S) (P: Upper division standing; C: ELEM 4550)
    EXSS 3545. Practices and Procedures in Physical Education for Elementary Schools (2) (F,S,SS) (P: ELEM major or consent of instructor)
    HLTH 3244. Practices and Procedures in Health for Elementary School (2) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050 and any 2123 course, or consent of the instructor)
    MATE 3050. Mathematics and Methods for Grades Pre-K-2 (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Foundations Curriculum mathematics course. C: MATE 3051)
    MATE 3051. Field Experience in Mathematics Grades K-2 (1) (F, S,SS) (P: Foundations Curriculum mathematics course. C: MATE 3050)
    MATE 3060. Mathematics and Methods for Grades 3-6 (4) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; MATE 3050)
    PSYC 2201. Psychology of Childhood (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060 or equivalent) or PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (F,S,SS)
    READ 3210. Assessment, Design, and Implementation of Elementary Classroom Reading Instruction (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division, READ 3204)
    SCIE 3216. Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS)
    SPED 2000. Introduction to Exceptional Children (2) (F,S,SS)
  5. Cognate - 3 s.h.
    ENGL 4950. Literature for Children (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200) or LIBS 4950. Literature for Children (3) (WI) (S)
    Electives to complete requirements for graduation

BS in English, Secondary Education

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to the BS program. English education majors must have a minimum grade of C in EDTC 4001; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; ENED 2123, 3018, 3815, 4010, 4323, 4960; ENGL 2000, 2700, 2710, 3000, 3010, 3020; PSYC 3206; READ 3990 or 5317; and SPED 4010. See Section 8, Academic Programs, College of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows: (Note: These degree requirements are subject to change beginning Fall 2010 pending NC State Board of Education approval of revised licensure program requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program information.)

  1. Foundations curriculum plus special requirements for licensure (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
  2. Core (exclusive of freshman composition) - 51 s.h.
    ENED 3018. Introduction to the High School English Curriculum (3) (F) (P: ENED 2123 or consent of chair)
    ENED 3815. Composition Instruction in Grades 9-12 (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENED 2123 or consent of dept chair)
    ENED 4010. Assessment, Management, and Instruction in High School English (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; ENED 4960)
    ENED 4323. The Teaching of English in High School (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; ENED 4960)
    ENED 4960. Literature for High School (3) (WI) (F)
    ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 2710. English Grammar (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3000. History of British Literature to 1700 (3) (WI) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL major, minor, or consent of dept; ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3010. History of British Literature, 1700-1900 (3) (WI) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL major, minor, or consent of dept; ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3020. History of American Literature to 1900 (3) (WI) (F,S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL major, minor, or consent of dept; ENGL 1200)
    Choose 3 s.h. from:
    ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F-EY) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    Choose 3 s.h. from:
    ENGL 3240. U.S. Latino/a Literature (3) (WI) (F) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3250. Native American Literature (3) (WI) (S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3260. African American Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3300. Women in Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 4340. Ethnic American Literature (3) (WI) (S-OY) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 4360. World Literature in English. (3) (WI) (S-OY) (FC:HU) Formerly ENGL 3100 (P: ENGL 1200)
    Choose 3 s.h. from:
    CLAS 2000. Introduction to Classics (3) (WI*) (FC:HU)
    CLAS 2220. Great Works of Ancient Literature I: Greece (3) (FC:HU)
    CLAS 2500. Greek Tragedy in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
    CLAS 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (FC: HU) (3) 
    ENGL 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (WI) (FC: HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (WI) (FC: HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3450. Northern European Mythology (3) (WI) (F,S-OY) (FC:HU)
    Choose 6 s.h. from any 4000- or 5000-level literature course, excluding ENED 4970; ENGL 4230, 4910, 4920, 4950
    Choose 6 s.h. from any ENGL courses 2000 or above.
  3. Professional courses - 25-26 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
    ENED 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENED 4324. Internship in English (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; a minimum grade of C in ENED 2123, 3815, 4323, 4960; EDTC 4001; EDUC 3200; PSYC 3206; PSYC 4305 or EDUC 4400; SPED 4010)
    ENED 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in English Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: ENED 4324)
    READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS) or READ 5317. Reading in the Junior and Senior High School (3)
    SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; RP: SPED 2000)
  4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

Social Studies Teacher Licensure

A person wishing to meet the requirements for licensure in social studies, grades 9-12, must obtain the BS degree in history and take required and elective cognate courses in anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology.

BS in History, Secondary Education

See Section 8, Academic Programs, College of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. A minimum GPA of 2.5 required for admission to the program. History education majors must have a minimum grade of C in EDTC 4001; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; HIED 2123, 3001, 3010, 4010, 4323; HIST 5135; PSYC 3206; READ 3990 or 5317; and SPED 4010. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:
  1. Foundations curriculum and special requirements for Licensure (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below. - 42 s.h.
    COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
    Choose a literature course
    May count cognates in 4., below, that also meet foundations curriculum requirements
  2. Core - 33 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)
    HIST 3000. History: Its Nature and Method (3) (WI*) (F,S) (FC:SO) (P: 6 s.h. in HIST)
    HIST 3235. The Era of Populism and Progressivism in American History, 1892-1919 (3) (WI*) (FC:SO) or
    HIST 3240. The Age of Franklin Roosevelt, 1919-1945 (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3245. The United States Since 1945 (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3260. The United States and the Middle East, 1783 to the Present (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 5135. Problems in North Carolina History (3) (WI*) (P: HIST 1050, 1051; or consent of instructor)
    Choose two electives above 2999
  3. Cognates (May count toward the foundations curriculum social science requirement.) - 27 s.h.
    ANTH 1000. Introduction to Anthropology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or ANTH 2010. Societies Around the World (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    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)
    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)
    POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    Choose one POLS course above 2999
  4. Professional courses - 35 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
    HIED 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S) (P: 6 s.h. in HIED and 6 s.h. from other social sciences)
    HIED 3001. Teaching Civics and Economics in the Secondary Classroom (3) (F)
    HIED 3010. History Curriculum and Planning in the Secondary Classroom (2) (S)
    HIED 4010. Assessment in Secondary Social Studies (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; EDUC 3200; HIED 3001, 3010; or consent of instructor; C: HIED 4323)
    HIED 4323. The Teaching of Social Studies in High School (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division) EDUC 3200; HIED 3001, 3010; or consent of instructor; C: HIED 4010)
    HIED 4324. Internship in Social Studies (10) (S) (P: Admission to upper division; HIED 4323; C: HIED 4325)
    HIED 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Social Studies Education (1 ) (S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: HIED 4323; HIED 4324)
    READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
    SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; RP: SPED 2000)
  5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS in Middle Grades Education

See Licensure, above. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to the program. Middle Grades education majors must have a minimum grade of C in EDTC 4001; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; MIDG 2123, 3001, 3010, 3022, 4001, 4010; READ 5317; and SPED 4010. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:

(Note: These degree requirements are subject to change beginning Fall 2010 pending NC State Board of Education approval of revised licensure program requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program information.)

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    ANTH 2010. Societies Around the World (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or 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) or SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or ECON 2113. Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    ART 1910. Art Appreciation (2) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or DNCE 1000. Introduction to Dance (2) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or MUSC 2208. Music Appreciation (2) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or THEA 1000. Introduction to Theatre (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    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) or HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1550 (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) or HIST 1031. World Civilizations since 1550 (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
    POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    A literature course (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1100)
    Choose 4 s.h. BIOL (FC:SC)
    Choose 4 s.h. CHEM, PHYS, or GEOL (FC:SC)
    Choose 5 s.h. humanities and/or fine arts
  2. Professional studies - 25-26 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
    MIDG 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S) (P: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor)
    MIDG 4324. Internship in the Middle Grades (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; EDTC 4001; EDUC 3200; EDUC 4400 or PSYC 4305; MIDG 4001, 4010; READ 5317; 2 methods courses from the following: MIDG, HIED, MATE, SCIE 4319; C: MIDG 4325)
    MIDG 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Middle Grades Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: MIDG 4324)
    READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS) or READ 5317. Reading in the Junior and Senior High School (3) (F,S,SS)
    SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
    A methods course (4319) is required for certification in each of the 2 academic concentrations leading to middle grades licensure. No substitutions for methods classes may be made without special MIDG program approval.
  3. Specialty area - 22 s.h.
    MIDG 3001. Early Experience Through an Introduction to Middle Grades Education (3) (WI) (F) (P/C: MIDG 2123)
    MIDG 3010. Middle Grades Curriculum and Planning (3) (S) (P: Junior standing; MIDG 3001; C: MIDG 3022)
    MIDG 3022. Instructional Models and Strategies for Middle Grades (4) (S) (P: MIDG 3001; C: MIDG 3010)
    MIDG 4001. Organization, Management, and Motivation in the Middle Grades Classroom (3) (S,SS) (P: MIDG 2123, 3001 or approval by area coordinator; upper division standing)
    MIDG 4010. Instructional Evaluation in Middle Grades (3) (WI) (F) (P: Upper division standing; MIDG 3010, 3022; C: Choose 2 from ENED or MIDG; or HIED or MATE or SCIE 4319)
    Choose two of the following four methods courses (total of 6 hours):
    ENED 4319. Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle Grades (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; EDUC 3200; MIDG 3001, 3010, 3022; 10 s.h. in ENGL; C: MIDG 4010; HIED or MATE or SCIE 4319)
    HIED 4319. Teaching Social Studies in the Middle Grades (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; EDUC 3200; MIDG 3001, 3010, 3022; 18 s.h. in social sciences; or consent of instructor; C: MIDG 4010; MIDG 4319 or SCIE 4319 or MATE 4319)
    MATE 4319. Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; EDUC 3200; MIDG 3010, 3022; C: MIDG 4010; HIED or MIDG or SCIE 4319 or consent of instructor)
    SCIE 4319. Teaching Science in the Middle Grades (3) (F) (P: Admission to upper division; EDUC 3200; MIDG 3010, 3022; SCIE 3602, 3604; or consent of instructor; C: MIDG 4010; HIED or MATE or MIDG 4319)
  4. Academic concentration: Middle grades majors are required to complete two academic concentrations appropriate for licensure - 36-42 s.h.
    Middle grades education majors must select 2 of the following academic concentrations. A total of 6 credit hours in each concentration may be double counted in foundations curriculum or specialty area.
    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) or ENGL 2730. Functional Grammar (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200) or ENED 3815. Composition Instruction in Grades 9-12 (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: ENED 2123 or department consent)
    Choose one from:
    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) (F,S-OY) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (WI*) (F) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3570. American Folklore (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (WI) (F) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 3630. The Bible as Literature (3) (WI) (S) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    ENGL 4360. World Literature in English (3) (WI) (S-EY) (FC:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
    Choose 9 s.h. ENGL electives of which 6 s.h. must be above 2999
    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 for Elementary Majors (4) (F,S,SS)
    SCIE 3604. Investigations in Life and Environmental Science for Elementary Education Majors (4) (F,S,SS)
    Choose one of the following:
    SCIE 3350, 3351. Descriptive Astronomy (4,0) (F)
    SCIE 3360, 3361. Physical Meteorology (4,0) (S)
    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) or 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)
    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)
    MATH 2119. Elements of Calculus (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: MATH 1065 with minimum grade of C)
  5. Cognate - 3 s.h.
    Mathematics concentration students: MATE 2067. Data and Probability Explorations (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent) or MATE 3167. Geometry and Measurement (3) (F, S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent).
    Non-mathematics concentration students: EDUC 3002. Introduction to diversity (3)
  6. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS in Special Education, Adapted Curriculum

The BS in special education degree prepares and develops professionals in special education who are committed to accomplishing the following as teachers of children with disabilities: the development of each student’s maximum individual potential through the acquisition of skills, values, and attitudes in the academic, social, communicative, vocational, and motoric domains. To this end, students are prepared for the role of diagnostic/prescriptive teachers. The BS degree comprises two areas of special education that lead to initial teaching licensure in the general curriculum and the adapted curriculum. An add-on licensure program is available in academically gifted. See Licensure, above. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows: (Note: These degree requirements are subject to change beginning Fall 2010 pending NC State Board of Education approval of revised licensure program requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program information.)

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    ART 3850. Art in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Junior standing)
    COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test) or MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
    MUSC 3048. Music for Exceptional Children (2) (F,S) (P: MUSC 3018)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    Choose 8 s.h. BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, or GEOL (FC:SC)
    Choose a history course (FC:SO)
    Choose a literature course (FC:HU)
  2. Professional studies - 25 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
    READ 3204. Fundamentals of Reading (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ELEM 3250)
    SPED 2123. Early Experiences for Prospective Teachers (1) (F,S)
    SPED 4320. Communication and Collaboration in Special Education (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: SPED 4324. Taken as the Senior 2 Seminar)
    SPED 4324. Internship in Special Education (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3005, 4000)
  3. Core - 46 s.h.
    CSDI 2100. Introduction to Communication Disorders (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 5303. Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Developmental, Emotional, and Learning Disabilities (3) (P: EXSS 3545 or 3546; SPED 5101 or consent of instructor)
    SPED 2000. Introduction to Exceptional Children (2) (F,S,SS)
    SPED 2200. Introduction to Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (4) (S,SS) (P: SPED 2000 for SPED majors only; C: SPED 2209 for SPED majors only)
    SPED 2209. Introductory Practicum for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (2) (S,SS) (C: SPED 2200 for special education majors only)
    SPED 3002. Assessing Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (3) (F) (P: SPED 2000, 2200, 2209; C: SPED 3004, 3005)
    SPED 3004. Managing the Learning Environment (3) (F) (P: SPED 2000; 2100/2109 or 2200/2209; C: SPED 3005)
    SPED 3005. Instructional Programming in Special Education (3) (F,SS) (P: SPED 2000, 2200, 2209; C: SPED 3002, 3004)
    SPED 3006. Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Students with Disabilities (3) (S) (P: SPED 2000, 2200/2209. 3004, 3005; C: SPED 3200/3209)
    SPED 3200. Instructional Methods for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (4) (WI) (S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3004, 3005; C: SPED 3209)
    SPED 3209. Instructional Practicum for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (2) (S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3004, 3005; C: SPED 3200)
    SPED 4000. Technology in Special Education (3) (F,S,SS) (P: SPED 2000 and EDTC 4001)
    SPED 4200. Special Issues and Strategies for Students with Disabilities in the Adapted Curriculum (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; CO: SPED 4300; P: SPED 3200/3209)
    SPED 4300. Practicum in Special Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; CO: SPED 4100/4200; P: SPED 3100/3200 and SPED 3109/3209)
    Choose two of the following three courses:
    OCCT 3000. Exploring Occupational Therapy (3) (F,S)
    RCTX 2230. Recreational Therapy Foundations (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 2230 (P: RCLS 2000 or consent of instructor)
    REHB 2000. Survey of Community Resources in Rehabilitation and Health Care (3) (S)
  4. Cognates - 14 s.h.
    ENGL 4710. Teaching English as a Second Language: Theories and Principles (3) (F)
    MATE 3050. Mathematics and Methods for Grades Pre-K-2 (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Foundations curriculum mathematics course; C: MATE 3051)
    MATE 3051. Field Experience in Mathematics Grades K-2 (1) (F,S,SS) (P: Foundations curriculum mathematics course; C: MATE 3050)
    MATE 3060. Mathematics and Methods for Grades 3-6 (4) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; MATE 3050)
    SCIE 3216. Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS)
  5. Academic concentration (The Academic Concentration is not required for SPED majors entering the university fall semester, 2004)
  6. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS in Special Education, General Curriculum

The BS in special education degree prepares and develops professionals in special education who are committed to accomplishing the following as teachers of children with disabilities: the development of each student’s maximum individual potential through the acquisition of skills, values, and attitudes in the academic, social, communicative, vocational, and motoric domains. To this end, students are prepared for the role of diagnostic/prescriptive teachers. The BS degree comprises two areas of special education that lead to initial teaching licensure in the general curriculum and the adapted curriculum. Students pursuing the SPED-general curriculum license also pursue the reading license. An add-on licensure program is available in academically gifted. See Licensure, above. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows: (Note: These degree requirements are subject to change beginning Fall 2010 pending NC State Board of Education approval of revised licensure program requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for specific program information.)

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    ART 3850. Art in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Junior standing)
    COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test) or MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
    MUSC 3048. Music for Exceptional Children (2) (F,S) (P: MUSC 3018)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    Choose 8 s.h. BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, or GEOL (FC:SC)
    Choose a history course (FC:SO)
    Choose a literature course (FC:HU)
  2. Professional studies - 25 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 22011 or 2240 or 3240 or equivalent)
    READ 3204. Fundamentals of Reading (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ELEM 3250)
    SPED 2123. Early Experiences for Prospective Teachers (1) (F,S)
    SPED 4320. Communication and Collaboration in Special Education (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: SPED 4324. Taken as the Senior 2 Seminar)
    SPED 4324. Internship in Special Education (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3005, 4000)
  3. Core - 30 s.h.
    SPED 2000. Introduction to Exceptional Children (2) (F,S,SS)
    SPED 2100. Introduction to Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (4) (S,SS) (P: SPED 2000 or SPED majors only; C: SPED 2109 for SPED majors only)
    SPED 2109. Introductory Practicum for Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (2) (S,SS) (C: SPED 2100; for special education majors only)
    SPED 3001. Assessing Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (3) (F) (P: SPED 2000, 2100, 2109; C: SPED 3004, 3005))
    SPED 3004. Managing the Learning Environment (3) (F,S) (P: SPED 2000, 2100, 2109, 2200, 2209 or C: SPED 3001, 3005)
    SPED 3005. Instructional Programming in Special Education (3) (F,S) (P: SPED 2000, 2100, 2109; C: SPED 3001, 3004)
    SPED 3100. Instructional Methods for Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (4) (WI) (S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3001, 3004, 3005; C: SPED 3109)
    SPED 3109. Instructional Practium for Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (2) (S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3001, 3004, 3005; C: SPED 3100)
    SPED 4000. Technology in Special Education (3) (F,S,SS) (P: SPED 2000 and EDTC 4001)
    SPED 4100. Special Issues and Strategies for Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (2) (F,S) (CO: SPED 4300; P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3100/3109)
    SPED 4300. Practicum in Special Education (2) (F,S) (CO: SPED 4100/4200; P: Admission to upper division; SPED 3100/3200 and SPED 3109/3209)
  4. Cognates - 11 s.h.
    MATE 3050. Mathematics and Methods for Grades Pre-K-2 (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Foundations curriculum mathematics course; C: MATE 3051)
    MATE 3051. Field Experience in Mathematics Grades K-2 (1) (F,S,SS) (P: Foundations curriculum mathematics course; C: MATE 3050)
    MATE 3060. Mathematics and Methods for Grades 3-6 (4) (F,S,SS) (P: Admission to upper division; MATE 3050)
    SCIE 3216. Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) (F,S,SS)
  5. Academic concentration (The academic concentration is not required for SPED majors entering the university fall semester, 2004)
  6. Reading License - 21-24 s.h.
    SPED-General Curriculum students entering the university after fall semester, 2004, will pursue the Reading License.
  7. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.