Academic Plan

Sample plan for elementary education majors

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

ENGL 110
Foreign Language1
INTG 101 ILA (core)

COMM 101
EDST 110
LANG 102/History Elective1
Science: Life/Physical with Lab
Foreign Language1

Second Year EDST 205
EDST 215
Global Perspectives (core)
*MATH 210

ECON 291
EDST 151
EDST 220
*MATH 211
*MCTE 325
POLS 291

Third Year

*MCTE 311
MCTE 315
MCTE 316

*MCTE 405/406
Beauty & Meaning: Appreciation/ Participation

EDST 350
Reflections (core)
MCTE 320
MCTE 321

*MCTE 310/411

Fourth Year

Citizenship (core)
MCTE 305
*MCTE 310
MCTE 402
*MCTE 460
*MCTE 465

*MCTE 470
*MCTE 475
Student Teaching Clinical Experience


  • Bold indicates course must be taken in this term
  • Underline indicates course must be taken in sequence
  • Regular type indicates flexibility when course is taken
  • An asterisk (*) indicates that a prerequisite exists for the course


  1. If advanced placement at the 102 level is earned for the general education requirement these may become elective courses.
  2. If piano is the major instrument, an additional applied lesson is not required.
  3. Credit for ensemble participation will only be counted up to 2.5 course credits toward the 32 courses required for graduation.
  4. Counts toward the Beauty and Meaning in Works of Art requirement.
  5. All coursework toward the major and licensure must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

Contact Dr. Tom Sargent, Director of Teacher Education, for a plan if you want to student teach in the fall or for any other questions.