Summary of Requirements
All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.
All students (including transfer students) must take a minimum of two writing-intensive (WI) courses at Temple University. Writing intensive course numbers end in 96, 97 and 98.
Students receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree by meeting the following minimum College requirements:
- Completion of program requirements as detailed on the academic plan.
- Earn a "C-" or above in all required Education Courses.
- Earn a "C-" or above in all required University General Education Courses.
- Additional University and College requirements are located on the College of Education and Human Development's Academic Policies and Regulations page in this Bulletin.
|MATH 1015||Introduction to Numbers & Figures 1||4|
|EDUC 2103||Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States 1||3|
|MATH 1021||College Algebra 1||4|
|or EDUC 1017||Algebra and Algebraic Thinking for Educators|
|SPED 2128||Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning||3|
|SPED 2231||Introduction to Special Education 1||3|
|ECED 2101||Child Development, Birth to Nine 1||3|
|SPED 2201||Language Development and Communication Strategies||3|
|EDUC 2109||Adolescent Development for Educators 1||3|
|ABA 3302||Analyzing and Changing Behavior||3|
|SPED 4331||Family and Interdisciplinary Collaborative/Consultation Skills||3|
|ECED 3106||Literacy Foundations for the Primary Grades: First Grade through Fourth Grade||3|
|ECED 3107||Learning Mathematics for the Primary Grades: First through Fourth Grade||3|
|ECED 3108||Social Studies for the Early Years, Pre K-4||3|
|ECED 3109||Science for the Early Years||3|
|ECED 3187||Practicum for the Primary Grades||3|
|MGSE 3196||Teaching and Learning Literacy in the Middle Grades||3|
|MGSE 3404||Teaching and Learning Math in the Middle Grades||3|
|SPED 3304||Effective Teaching Strategies and Academic Interventions||3|
|SPED 3187||Integrated Literacy and Special Education Practicum||3|
|SPED 3211||Effective Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 4103||Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Support||3|
|SPED 4105||Assessment in Special Education||3|
|SPED 4196||Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities||3|
|TESL 3631||Principles and Practice for Teaching English Learners||3|
|SPED 3201||Effective Instructional Strategies for Young Students with Mild to Significant Disabilities||3|
|SPED 3287||Practicum for Diverse Learners||3|
|SPED 4201||Effective Transition for Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 4801||Senior Seminar and Performance Assessment in Special Education||3|
|SPED 4888||Student Teaching in Special Education||9|
|Total Credit Hours||95|
These courses must be completed with a C- or better to be eligible for Candidacy approval; either ECED 2101 or EDUC 2109 must be completed before Candidacy approval. Pre-Candidacy coursework includes a variety of courses, including a minimum of 1) two college-level math courses totaling at least six credits, 2) one college-level writing/composition course with a minimum of three credits (GenEd Analytical Reading and Writing), and 3) one literature course with a minimum of three credits (Intellectual Heritage I: The Good Life or Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good); no 0700 or pre-college level courses can count toward these requirements.