Urban Teacher Education at Donnelly

Courses

Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary

Pre-Education Coursework

Donnelly Core (24 credits):

  • EN 100: Freshman Seminar
  • EN 111: Composition I
  • EN 112: Composition II
  • EN 140: Public Speaking
  • PH 210: Introduction to Philosophy
  • IT 111: Microcomputer Essentials
  • MT 130: College Algebra
  • PH 225/RS 225: Foundations of Theology

Natural Sciences & Math (17 credits):

  • BL101 & BL 101.1: Principles of Biology and Lab
  • SC 101: Fundamentals of Physical Science & Lab
  • SC 200: Earth Science
  • MT 121: Statistics

Humanities (9 credits):

  • HS 101: Early World Civilizations
  • HS 121: Early American History
  • EN 135: Children’s Literature

Social Science (9 credits):

  • PY 101: General Psychology
  • GE 101: World Geography
  • PY 205: Human Growth & Development OR PY 211: Child Psychology

Education (10 credits):

ED 101: Introduction to Urban Education

  • ED 104: Elementary Music Methods
  • ED 105: Instructional Media and Technology
  • ED 106: Elementary Art Methods

Major Requirements (60 credits):

  • PY 301: Educational Psychology
  • ED 301: Perspectives in Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
  • ED 302: Elementary Social Studies Methods
  • ED 303: Elementary Reading Methods
  • ED 304: Techniques for Instructional Success
  • ED 310: Practicum/Seminar
  • PY 213: Psychology of the Exceptional Childs
  • ED 312: Elementary Language Arts Methods
  • RS 301: Comparative Religions
  • ED 315: Literacy and Linguistically Diverse Learners
  • ED 316: Elementary Physical Education and Health Methods
  • ED 320: Practicum/Seminar
  • ED 400: Tests and Measurements
  • ED 401: Elementary Mathematics Methods
  • ED 402: Elementary Science Methods
  • ED 403: Language Assessment and Appraisal
  • ED 404: Foundations of Urban Educations
  • ED 410: Practicum/Seminar ED 415 Teaching Internship and Seminar

Graduation Requirements:

  • Completion of required coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher;
  • Completion of at 60 hours of prescribed major course with a grade of C or better;
  • Completion of at least 120 college-level credit hours;
  • Complete the last 30 credit hours at Donnelly College;
  • Unless noted, no courses will be used to meet more than one of the specific requirements.
  • Students must apply for the bachelor’s degree by submitting an application form to the Registrar’s Office.

Licensure Requirements:
PRAXIS Tests

  • Principles of Learning (Paper or Computer) Qualifying Score of 160. 
  • Elementary Education Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Paper or Computer) Qualifying Score for 153.
  • ESOL (Paper or Computer) Qualifying Score of 149.
  • Additionally, KPTP (Case study) Qualifying Score of 23 or higher.

To learn more about Donnelly courses, please visit the Course Description section of the College Catalog