Social Studies Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)
Grade Requirements: this major requires a grade of ≥B- in all coursework done in the major at Eastern.
- see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional PLOs;
- students must complete at least 15 credits of this major at Eastern Washington University.
|Elementary Education Core|
|There are general education science and social science courses that are strongly recommended for the Elementary Education candidate. See the general requirements section of this catalog. Please see an Education advisor for clarification.|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 304||INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING||3|
|EDUC 308||FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 310||LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||4|
& EDUC 340
|LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
and LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
& EDUC 381
|INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 1|
and INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 2
|EDUC 386||FIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM (variable credit–must be repeated)||6|
|EDUC 423||ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-8||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12 (variable credit)||1-15|
The Elementary major does not meet a state of Washington endorsement.
|Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.|
|Required Social Studies/Elementary Courses|
|ANTR 201||GLOBAL CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS||5|
|ECON 100||GENERAL EDUCATION ECONOMICS||5|
|or ECON 200||INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS|
|GEOG 101||FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY||5|
|or GEOG 301||HUMAN GEOGRAPHY|
|GEOG 230||WORLD GEOGRAPHY||5|
|HIST 104||EAST ASIA: TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION||5|
|or HIST 365||LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY|
|HIST 105||WESTERN HERITAGE: ORIGINS TO THE 18TH CENTURY||5|
|HIST 106||WESTERN HERITAGE: 18TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT||5|
|or HIST 306||MODERN EUROPE|
|HIST 303||U.S. HISTORY 1607-1877||5|
|HIST 304||U.S. HISTORY 1877-PRESENT||5|
|HIST/GEOG 438||PEACE, VIOLENCE AND CULTURE||5|
|HIST 499||DIRECTED STUDY||1|
|POLI 100||MODERN GOVERNMENT IN AMERICAN CONTEXT||5|
|SOST 490||SENIOR CAPSTONE: SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS||4|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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Note: see Education for additional PLOs.
- explain the spatial arrangements of people, places and environments using maps, charts and other tools;
- understand chronology and cause-and-effect relationships in U.S., world and Washington state history;
- understand major developments, eras and turning points in U.S., world and Washington state history;
- understand monetary systems, consequences of economic choices and influence of government policies upon the economy;
- understand the core principles of U.S. democracy and understand the rights and responsibilities of citizenship;
- use sources of information such as historical documents and artifacts to investigate and understand historic occurrences.