EDUC 5303 Curriculum & Instruction in the Elementary School

This course focuses on general principles of curriculum development and assessment (including the state assessment system), with emphasis on planning, writing, and implementing effective lessons and units of study in alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). The course addresses data analysis and the design of formative and summative assessment.

EDUC 5320 Advanced Early Childhood Development

This course is designed to provide an in-depth study of the development of the young child. Course includes discussion of the historical roots of early childhood programs. Reevaluation of personal early childhood philosophy and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for young children plus a research project are required. Field experience is required.


EDUC 5338 Internship Seminar

This course is a preparatory course for the TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) certification examination.

EDUC 5603 Student Teaching/Internship

Student teaching will consist of observation and teaching experiences for a semester. Conferences are arranged with the instructor. Transportation to and from the teaching assignment is the responsibility of the student. Lab fee.