Degree Requirements for an Accelerated B.A. in Core Subjects Early Childhood-Grade 6 Certification/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language Program

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B.A.
UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS
Semester Hours
Developing A Christian Mind
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301 and 2302
Foreign Language
6-14*
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.  
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
  HIST 1301 and 1302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3
  MATH 1303 or equivalent. [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science
4
  BIOL 1401
Religion
9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3
  POLS 2301
     
Total General Studies Requirements
46-57
   
Core Subjects Early Childhood-Grade 6 Certification  
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
15
 

ECHE 4360  Foundations for Early Childhood  Development

 
  EDUC 1017 Introduction to Teacher Certification*  
  EDUC 3313  Foundations of Teaching*  
  EDUC 3320  Instructional Assessment  
  EDUC 4021   EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar  
 

EDUC 4608  Clinical Teaching

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC MAJOR 

56
  EDUC 3302  Foundations of Teaching  
  EDUC 4312  Teaching Special Populations  
  EDUC 4314  Best Practices in Teaching (S-L)  
  EDUC 4320  Instructional Technology  
  EDUC 4334  Pedagogy of Fine Arts and Movement in the Elementary Classroom  
  GEOL 1401  Meteorology and Space Science  
     
  HIST 2301  World Civilization I  
  or  
  HIST 2302  World Civilization II  
     
  HIST 4309  Texas History  
  MATH 3303  Math Content I  
  MATH 3304  Math Content II  
  PHSC 1401  Physical Science I  
PEDAGOGY  
  EDUC 4318  Pedagogy of Math  
  GSCI 4320  Pedagogy of Science  
 

READ 4333 Clinical for Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties (S-L)

 
  READ 4335  Pedagogy of Reading I (Phonics)    
  READ 4336  Pedagogy of Reading II (Comprehension)   
  SOST 4340  Pedagogy of Social Studies  
ELECTIVES
0
 
  • In order to satisfy the "Undergraduate only" portion of an accelerated egree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for ach specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 117 Undergraduate credit hours is required. As part of this accelerated degree plan, 9 hared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor's degrees. This equates to a total of 33 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
 
Total Undergraduate Hours
117-128
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
9
  READ 5332  Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties with Clinical Experience  
  READ 5337  Pedagogy of Reading III (Literature & Visual Representation)  
  READ 5338  Pedagogy of Language Arts  
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED
126-137
Remaining Graduate Requirements  
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language Requirements
 

A. READING CONCENTRATION (9 hours)  

9
  READ 6301  Specialized Reading Assessment and Instruction  
  READ 6330  Foundations of Reading  
  READ 6335  Curriculum and Instruction in Reading  
 

B. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

CONCENTRATION  (12 hours)

12
  ESLS 5301  Second Language Acquisition  
  ESLS 5304 Methods in Teaching ESL  
  ESLS 5306  Content Area Language Proficiency Skills  
  ESLS 5308  Multicultural and Multilingual Learning Environments  
  C. REQUIRED AND CERTIFICATION COURSES  (9 hours)
9
  EDUC 6302  Research in Education  
  EDUC 6304  Improvement of Instruction  
  ESLS 5312  Practicum for State Certification  
  READ 5011  Reading Specialist Seminar  
  EDUC 6012  Defense of Degree  
 
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED
30
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

 

156-167

 

 

Students will complete state requirements for initial teacher certification in the area of Core Subjects EC-6. Students completing this program will learn and demonstrate how to serve as an effective literacy teacher and leader through synthesis and application of knowledge regarding the interrelated components of reading, writing, speaking, and listening across developmental stages of oral and written language. Degree candidates will also learn and demonstrate sufficient theoretical and experiential knowledge for serving as an ethical and effective teacher, advocate, and leader for culturally and linguistically diverse students. 

Students completing this Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Program will take the following courses at the graduate level as substitutes for their undergraduate cross-listed course requirements, thereby requiring 30 instead of the regular 36 graduate hours for the program beyond the regular undergraduate degree requirements.

READ 5332  Reading: Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties with Clinical Experience

READ 5337  Pedagogy of Reading III - Literature/Visual

READ 5338  Pedagogy of Language Arts

Retention in and Graduation From the Program:

Students must fulfill the following conditions to enroll and continue enrollment in this Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's degree program:

  • Students must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program at the completion of 45 credit hours.
  • Students must file a Statement of Commitment at the completion of 90 credit hours (including current enrollment).
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all educator preparation coursework.
  • Students must apply and be accepted in the M.Ed. Reading and ESL (MEDRE) program before the start of the junior spring semester (before 5000 level courses) in order to progress in graduate coursework and complete the MEDRE degree.
  • Science and Math courses must be taken prior to Field Base semesters.

 

 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

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Certification Programs:
General Studies Requirements for Teacher Certification
Core Subjects Early Childhood through Grade 6
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Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs:

B.A. Core Subjects Early Childhood - 6/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts Certification/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification) /M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) /M.S. Kinesiology

 

 

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