EDUC 3315 Students and Learning

This course is an introduction to the teaching profession. The content is organized around the following clusters: becoming a teacher in Texas, ethics, professionalism, and the ultimate intent for students to discover their calling to teach and embrace the unique work that teachers are called to do in the world. This course is a designated Writing Emphasis class (WE).


EDUC 3330 Social Studies Strategies

Designed specifically for education majors for elementary and middle level, this course provides students with skills and understanding needed to plan, organize, and deliver effective instruction based on the Social Studies TEKS. Special emphasis is given to instruction in geography, economics, and American history. Students develop an understanding of the social and environmental consequences of scientific discovery and technological innovation. This course will address the needs of students served in special education.


EDUC 3364 Behavior Interventions and Modifications

This course is a study of the causes and characteristics of emotional and behavioral disorders in students from early childhood through adolescence. Classroom and behavior management strategies for maintaining a positive learning environment are considered along with strategies for preparing individuals to live cooperatively and productively in society, social skills needed for educational and functional living environments, and strategies for crisis prevention and intervention.  Lab/field experience is required. This course will address the needs of students served in special education.