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Bachelor of Science in Education
Interdisciplinary Studies Major: 
K-5 Licensure Program  
2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY - Office of Teacher Licensure

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Lauren Wells
wellsl@apsu.edu 
931.221.7649 


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Four-year Plan

K-5 LICENSURE PROGRAM [124 Credit Hours]

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Praxis II Testing Requirements:  Test Code 5017 Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (Passing Score 153); Test Code 5018 Elementary School: Content Knowledge (Passing Score 163), AND Test code 5203 Teaching Reading: Elementary Education (minimum score 162).
LIBERAL ARTS CORE: (42 hours)

APSU 1000  Liberal Arts (1)

Communications: (9 hours)

Engl 1010 Composition I (3)

Engl 1020 Composition II (3)

Comm 1010 Fundamentals of Speaking (3)

History:  (6 hours)

Hist 2010 American History I (3)

Hist 2020 American History OR Hist 2030 Tennessee History (3) 

Humanities/Fine Arts: (9 hours)

Engl 2030 World Literature (3)

Mus 1030 Music Appreciation (3)

Art 1035 Introduction to Art OR Thea 1030 Introduction to Theatre (3)

Mathematics: (3 hours)

Math 1420 Structure of Mathematical Systems(3) 

Natural Science: (8 hours)

Biol 1010/1020 Gen Biology (4)

Chem 1710 (4) or Physics 1020 (4) 

Social/Behavioral Sciences: (6 hours)

Hist 2310 Early World History (3)

HHP 1250 Wellness Concepts (3)

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES MAJOR: (44 hours)

Ling 4050 or 4040 English Grammar and Usage or

Structure and Dialects (3)

Geol 1040 and lab Physical Geology (4)

Hist 2320 Modern World History (3)

Math 1410 Structure of Mathematical Systems (3)

Math 1550 Statistics and Probability for K-8 Teachers

Pre-Residency Block  (Milestone II required)

*Educ 4300 Essentials of Teaching English Language Learner Students ( 3)

*Sped 4340 Effective Inclusion Strategies (3)

*Math 4100 Teach Math K-3 (3)

*Rdg 4010 Language Arts: K-6 (3)

*Rdg 4020 Reading: K-3 (3)

Residency I

*Rdg 4030 Literacy Upper Grades (3)

*Educ 4040 Teaching Social Studies: K-6 (3)

*Sci 4020 Teaching Science: K-6 (4)

*Math 4150 Teaching Math (3)

Note 4080 is taken with this group of courses

Residency II

Educ 4510 – Student Teaching K-4(5)

Educ 4610 – Student Teaching 4-6(5)

Educ 4950 – Student Teaching Seminar (2)

Additional Requirements for Licensure and Graduation: (3 hours)

Rdg 4050 Literature for Children (3)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION MINOR:

Educ 2100 Foundations of Education (2 hours)

Educ 3040 Instructional Technology (3 hours)

Educ 3070 Instructional Strategies (3 hours)

Educ 4160 Teaching Diverse Students (3 hours)

Sped 2300 Introduction to Special Education (3 hours)

Educ 4270 Evaluation & Assessment (3 hours)

*Educ 4080 Classroom Management (3 hours)

Educ 4440 Theories of Learning (3 hours) 

NOTE:  Successful completion of Milestone I, II, III, IV are required for teacher licensure programs.  Milestone criteria is available at http://www.apsu.edu/educ

Total Credit Hours: (124 hrs)        

August 14, 2017