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AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Office of Teacher Licensure

Interdisciplinary Studies Major: 
Pre K-3 Licensure Program

Dr. Benita Bruster, Chair – Teaching and Learning

2017-2018

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Praxis II Testing Requirements:  Test Code 5024 Education of Young Children (passing score 160);  5018 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (passing score 163; 5203 Teaching Reading:  Elementary Education (passing score of 162)

LIBERAL ARTS CORE: (42 hours)

APSU 1000  Lib. Arts (1)

Communications: (9 hours)

Engl 1010 Compostion 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 Mus Appreciation (3)

Art 1035 Introduction to Art

    OR Thea 1030 Introduction to Thea (3)

Mathematics: (3 hours)

Math 1530 (Statistics)

Natural Science: (8 hours)

Biol 1010/1020 Gen Biology (4)

Chem 1710 (4) or Physics 1020 (4) 

Social/Beh Sciences: (6 hours)

Hist 2310 Early World History (3)

HHP 1250 (3) Wellness Concepts and Practices

INTEGRATIVE STUDIES MAJOR:  (45 hours)

EC 2200 Intro to Early Childhood Education (3)  

HHP 3190–Rhythms, Plays, and Games for Elementary Children (3)

Soc 3060 – Contemporary Issues in the Family (3)      

Psy 3110 – Child Psychology (3) 

Math 1410 (3 hours) Structures of Math Systems (3)

Math 1420 (3 hours) Structures of Math Systems (3) 

Pre-Residency Block (Milestone II Prerequisite)

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)

Sped 3100 Early Childhood Special Education (3)

Residency I

EC 3010 Early Literacy Development (3)

EC 4020 Developmentally Appropriate Practice (3) EC 4040 Problem Solving: Pre-Kindergarten (3

EC 4030 Evaluation and Assessment: Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 3 (3)

EC 4080 Child Guidance and Classroom  Management (3) (this counts as part of the minor)

Residency II

Educ 4410 – Student Teaching  - 5 hours

Educ 4510 – Student Teaching – 5 hours

Educ 4950 -  Student Teaching Seminar – 2 hours

Additional Requirements for Licensure and Graduation: (3 hours)

Rdg 4050 (3 hours)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION MINOR:

Educ 2100 Foundations of Education (2)

Educ 3040 Instructional Technology (3)

Educ 3070 Instructional Strategies (3)

Educ 4160 Teaching Diverse Students (3)

Educ 4270 Evaluation & Assessment (3)

Sped 2300 Introduction to Special Education (3)

Educ 4440 Theories of Learning (3)

EC 4080 – Taken in Residency I

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: (125 hrs)