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2011-2012 Shepherd University Catalog 
2011-2012 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Comprehensive, B.A.

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The purposes of elementary education multi-subjects specialization are:

  1. To promote teachers who are reflective problem solvers in the daily workplace of elementary schools;
  2. To promote teachers who plan and implement a learning environment responsive to the social and psychological conditions which characterize their school;
  3. To promote a strong background in child development and related pedagogical practices;
  4. To provide teachers with a wide range of teaching methodologies and strategies across many content areas;
  5. To promote a broadly based understanding of elementary school and its place and function in society; and
  6. To promote a desire for continued investigation of the teaching/learning dialectic beyond the undergraduate preparation.

Curriculum for a Major in Elementary Education

Professional Studies Core for Elementary Education

Specialty Studies for Elementary Education K–6


Electives: Students are encouraged to select upper-division courses for electives. The variety of options for courses can be discussed with an advisor.

Other Requirements: The Department of Education has the responsibility for both the professional studies and specialty studies components of the elementary education specialization, so the student’s advisor will be from this department. Students should consult the elementary education specialization handbook for the most up-to-date policies, procedures, and requirements for this specialization.

Contact Person: Dr. Rebecca Mercado, Knutti Hall 101D 304-876-5778, or Department of Education, Knutti Hall 108, 304-876-5305.

Four-Year Course Progression

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