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Curriculum

Post Bachelor’s Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education (Grades PreK-4)

The Post Bachelor’s Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education is comprised of 42 total credits.

Core Pedagogy Courses

Code Name Credits
EDUC 506 Assessment of Young Learners
3.0
EDUC 513 Elementary Science Teaching Methods
3.0
EDUC 517 Typical and Atypical Development in Early Childhood Education 3.0
EDUC 521 Multi-Media Instructional Design 3.0
EDUC 529 Early Literacy 3.0
EDUC 539 Expressive Arts 3.0
EDUC 542 Fundamentals of Special Education 3.0
EDUC 544 The Inclusive Classroom 3.0
EDUC 546 Literacy and Content Skill Development 3.0
EDUC 555 Social Studies Teaching Methods 3.0
EDUC 565 Foundations in Instructing English Language Learners 3.0
Total Credits 42

Undergraduate Content Courses

Students who wish to enroll in this program must have completed the following undergraduate content courses with a minimum 3.0 GPA in order to be eligible for certification.

  • English Composition
  • Literature
  • U.S. History/PA History
  • Linear Math/ Pre-Calculus
  • Economics
  • Intro to Probability/Statistics
  • Environmental Issues
  • Chemistry/Physics/Astronomy
  • General Biology I
  • Health/Wellness/Nutrition
  • Psychology