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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587
Email:teached@uidaho.edu

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Dr. Paul Gathercoal
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3080
(208) 885-5707

Dr. Anne Kern
College of Education
University of Idaho
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Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814-5497
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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587
Email: teached@uidaho.edu

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Curriculum Requirements

Required course work includes the university requirements for core education, successful completion of Praxis II test, the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment parts 1 and 2 prior to the internship, and completion of requirements for a subject area endorsement as outlined by the Idaho State Board of Education requirements for a Standard Secondary Certificate. Student must also maintain at least a grade of C in the following course requirements:

Comm 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2 cr)
EDCI 201 Contexts of Education (2 cr)
EDCI 301 Learning, Development, and Assessment (3 cr)
EDCI 302 Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners (4 cr)
EDCI 321 Literature for Children (3 cr)
EDSP 300 Educating for Exceptionalities (2 cr)
Hist 101 or Hist 102 History of Western Civilization (3 cr)
Hist 111 or Hist 112 Intro to U.S. History (3 cr)
Math 143 Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry (3 cr)
Math 235 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3 cr)
Math 236 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II (3 cr)
PEP 350 Elementary Physical and Health Education (3 cr)
Psyc 305 Developmental Psychology (3 cr)

Advanced composition elective (3 cr):

Engl 207 Persuasive Writing (3 cr)
Engl 208 Personal and Exploratory Writing (3 cr)
Engl 209 Inquiry-Based Writing (3 cr)
Engl 291 Creative Writing: Poetry (3 cr)
Engl 292 Creative Writing: Fiction (3 cr)
Engl 309 Advanced Prose Writing (3 cr)
Engl 313 Business Writing (3 cr)
Engl 317 Technical Writing (3 cr)
Engl 401 Writing Workshop for Teachers (3 cr)

Earth science elective (4 cr):

Geog 100 Physical Geography (4 cr)
Geol 101 Physical Geology (4 cr)

Physical science elective (4 cr):

Chem 101 Introduction to Chemistry I (4 cr)
Chem 111 Principles of Chemistry I (4 cr)
Chem 112 Principles of Chemistry II (5 cr)
Phys 103 General Astronomy and
Phys 104 Astronomy Lab (4 cr)
Phys 111 General Physics I (4 cr)

Life science elective (4 cr):

Biol 102 Biology and Society (4 cr)
Biol 115 Cells and the Evolution of Life (4 cr)

English elective in composition or literature (excluding Engl 101 and 102) (3 cr)
Literature elective (3 cr)
Social science electives other than psychology (6 cr)

Elementary Education Major Requirements
Mathematics/Science/Social Studies/Technology Block:

EDCI 327 Elementary Mathematics Education (3 cr)
EDCI 328 Elementary Social Studies Education (3 cr)
EDCI 329 Elementary Science Education (3 cr)
EDCI 408 Integrated Methods Practicum I (1 cr)
EDCI 410 Technology, Teaching and Learning (2 cr)

Literacy/Arts Education Block:

EDCI 320 Teaching Reading and Literacy (3 cr)
EDCI 322 Teaching Writing/Language Arts (3 cr)
EDCI 325 Elementary Art Education (3 cr)
EDCI 409 Integrated Methods Practicum II (1 cr)
Dan 360 Children's Dance (1 cr)

Internship Semester:

EDCI 483 Elementary Internship I (14 cr)
EDCI 401 Internship Seminar (1 cr)
EDCI 466 Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 cr)

The minimum number of credits required for the degree is 128.