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Education - Elementary Education, B.S. Degree

Program Information

BS Degree - Code 6221 - Catalog 2017/2018

Amy Ringue, Chair, Education, 386-506-3186, Amy.Ringue@daytonastate.edu

Alycia Ehlert, AVP, College of Arts & Sciences, 386-506-3769, Alycia.Ehlert@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education will provide ESOL and Reading infused instructional programs that will produce highly qualified, State certified teachers ready for entry in a K-6 environment. The fundamentals of the program embrace diversity, promote ethics in education, focus on student excellence and enhance teaching and learning through innovative instructional practices.

Description:

This State of Florida approved program fulfills the education courses, professional education competencies, and practical experience required to obtain a five-year Professional Educator's Certificate in Elementary Education. The program includes endorsements for Reading and ESOL.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAP) and Professional Education Competencies (PEC).
  2. Demonstrate mastery of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Performance Standards and Subject Area Competencies and Skills for ESOL.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of Reading Competencies 1-5.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of the Subject Area Competencies (SAC) and Skills for Teacher Certification in Elementary Education K-6.
  5. Attain additional Uniform Core Curriculum content.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Additional Admission Requirements

  1. Conferred Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all higher education classes.
  3. Satisfactory completion of the General Knowledge (GK) Test portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. Click here for more information or to register for the exam. Please contact the School of Education at 386-506-3770 for additional test preparation resources.
  4. Volusia County Schools Volunteer clearance:

    Complete the Volunteer Online Application on the VCS Volunteer/Partnership Program's website at: Volusia County Schools Volunteer

    All students who are going to complete their field hours must complete the volunteer application by visiting the district website (access it through any computer or other electronic device) or to complete an application at the Raptor Kiosk (if available at the Volusia school site). Just click on the URL of choice and complete the application. On the third page of the online application, be sure to check the following:

      • In the 'Affiliations' column, the box marked 'other' and type in 'DSC Junior Intern'
      • In the 'Organizations' column, the box marked 'Daytona State College'

    Once submitted, the online application will be re-directed to the VIPS Department for approval. The application will stay on a “hold” queue until the volunteer applicant has visited the Volusia County school of choice and has scanned an ID into the visitor module. Provided that the applicant clears the sexual predator/offender database performed by the Raptor System, then, the application will be approved and an email will be generated by the system that will inform the applicant of their volunteer status.

    For questions, please contact Ashorda Foley (386-255-6475 x 38379).

    For a list of disqualifying offenses view Florida Statute 1012.315. Please note, the offenses may prevent program completion and future employment in the field of education.

  5. Bachelor of Science in Education Program application.
  6. Grade of "C" or higher in the following pre-requisite classes: EDF1005, EEX2010, MAE2801.

NOTES:

  1. Once accepted, students must enroll in and complete a mandatory orientation class (SLS3355L) in their first semester of enrollment.
  2. Students who have not taken two years of the same foreign language in high school, will need to complete two semesters or 8 credit hours of the same foreign language at the college level to meet the state foreign language requirement to graduate.
  3. Students must also complete the State mandated 36 hours of general education core prior to graduation: Communications - 9 hrs; Mathematics - 6 hrs; Natural Sciences - 6 hrs; Humanities - 6 hrs; Social Science - 6 hrs; and Cultural/Global Focus - 3hrs. Please see the General Education requirements for Associates of Arts Degree.
  4. Students enrolled in the A.A. degree program prior to the 2017-18 catalog year can complete the common prerequisites of EDF1005, EDF2085, and EME2040 with a grade of "C" or higher.

General Education Courses

AA Degree Program of Study 60.00
BSED Program Core Credits 60.00
TOTAL ... 120.00

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

SLS3355LOrientation to BS in Education Programs Lab

0

TSL3080ESOL Issues and Strategies I

3

EDG4323Professional Teaching Practices

3

EDF4430Classroom Assessment

3

LAE3414Children's Literature

3

RED3309Early and Emergent Reading K-2

3

SCE3310Teaching Science in the Elementary School

3

RED4519Diagnosis, Intervention in Reading

3

EDF4603Critical Issues in Classroom Management, Ethics, Law and Safety

3

MAE4326How Children Learn Mathematics

3

TSL4081ESOL Issues and Strategies II

3

LAE4314Teaching Language Arts

3

SSE3312Teaching Social Studies

3

RED4511Intermediate Literacy, Reading and Thinking

3

EEX4070Teaching Exceptional Students

3

MAE4803Mathematics Content for Elementary Grades

3

RED4844Reading Practicum

3

EDF4943Student Internship

9

ESE4945Internship Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

Sample Program of Study

The courses listed in the first two years of the Sample Program of Study are recommendations for entry into the program. The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is a 2+2 program and full admittance into the program will be granted upon completion of all prerequisite courses and additional admission requirements.

Year 1

1st Semester

SLS1122Managing Your Success

3

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

PSC1121Physical Science

3

EDF1005Introduction to the Teaching Profession

3

MAC1105College Algebra

3

EDF1005: This course is a prerequisite for admission into the program. All prerequisite courses require a grade of "C" or higher.

2nd Semester

ENC1102Writing with Research

3

LIT2110Masterpieces of World Literature I

3

STA2023Elementary Statistics

3

 

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

OR

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

 

EEX2010Introduction to Special Education

3

EEX2010: This course is a prerequisite for admission into the program. All prerequisite courses require a grade of "C" or higher.

Year 2

1st Semester

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

 

REL2300World Religion

3

OR

WOH2012World History Before 1500

3

OR

WOH2022World History After 1500

3

 

BSC1010CGeneral Biology I (For Science Majors) and Lab

4

EDP2002Educational Psychology

3

PET2084Personal Health and Wellness

3

2nd Semester

POS2041American Federal Government

3

 

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

OR

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

 

MAE2801Elementary School Mathematics

3

EDF2085Introduction to Diversity for Educators

3

Elective

2

MAE2801: This course is a prerequisite for admission into the program. All prerequisite courses require a grade of "C" or higher.

Apply for Admission to BS Program

After completion of the first two years and receipt of AA degree, students must apply for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education program and complete additional admission requirements. Additionally, students must earn a "C" or higher in all BS program courses and must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher throughout the duration of the program.

Year 3

1st Semester

SLS3355LOrientation to BS in Education Programs Lab

0

TSL3080ESOL Issues and Strategies I

3

EDG4323Professional Teaching Practices

3

LAE3414Children's Literature

3

EDF4430Classroom Assessment

3

RED3309Early and Emergent Reading K-2

3

2nd Semester

SCE3310Teaching Science in the Elementary School

3

RED4519Diagnosis, Intervention in Reading

3

EDF4603Critical Issues in Classroom Management, Ethics, Law and Safety

3

MAE4803Mathematics Content for Elementary Grades

3

SSE3312Teaching Social Studies

3

Year 4

1st Semester

LAE4314Teaching Language Arts

3

TSL4081ESOL Issues and Strategies II

3

RED4511Intermediate Literacy, Reading and Thinking

3

EEX4070Teaching Exceptional Students

3

MAE4326How Children Learn Mathematics

3

RED4844Reading Practicum

3

RED4844 is an intensive Reading Practicum that requires departmental consent prior to enrolling and is only offered in the B term of the spring and fall semesters.

2nd Semester

EDF4943Student Internship

9

ESE4945Internship Seminar

3

EDF4943 and ESE4945: Students are required to pass the Professional Education Test (PEd) and the Subject Area Exam (SAE) in Elementary Education K-6, in addition to completing all program courses to be eligible for enrollment in their Senior Internship. Depending upon the county of internship, students may need to be fingerprinted with a Level 2 background check, and/or may also need to complete a drug screening.

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.