Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
EDU 202Foundations of Teaching & Education
3Introductory course that presents a framework on which to build a solid foundation that deals with the critical role of the teacher in American education. Successful completion
required for admission to Teacher Education Program. Daytime field hours required at local schools. (Merger of EDU 294 and EDU 324)
Not Applicable Grade of "C" or above in ENG 101 and 102.
EDU 203Microcomputers and Media in the Classroom
3Knowledge and skill development in the use of
microcomputers and media in the classroom. Focus on computer literacy, application, and equipment operation. Successful completion required for admission to Teacher
Education Program. Field work required. (Formerly EDU
325)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
EDU 302Child & Adolescent Development3Stage approach toward physical, cognitive, and social- emotional development of individuals from birth through adolescence. Applies theories, research, cultural factors, and risk and protective factors to the study of student learning.
Day-time field hours required at Rosenwald and local schools. (Replaces EDU 221)
Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 303Educational Assessment and Evaluation
3This course is designed to teach procedures for authentically assessing and enhancing student learning (P-12). Students will learn to design, administer, and interpret a variety of
assessment measures. Deals with concepts of validity, reliability, norms, standard scores, legal and ethical issues. Field hours required in local schools. (Replaces EDU 402)
Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 304Classroom and Learning
Management
3Practical, ecological approaches toward classroom organization and arrangement, rules and procedures, planning, student self-regulation, communication, assessing and solving problems. Investigates theories, research, school safety, and diversity issues pertaining to each area of management. Day time field hours required in local schools.Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 309Special Topics in Education1 - 3This course is designed to assist students with examination support and preparation strategies. Students will prepare a study plan to guide their preparation strategies. Students will also engage in several current issues and topics related to education reform such as common core standards updates and implementation. The student may enroll in this course up to three times under different topics.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
EDU 310Introduction to Exceptional
Education
3Survey of major areas of exceptionality. A study of principles and practices for mainstreaming children with exceptionalities in regular classrooms. Field work required.Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 311Legal and Parental Issues in
Special Education
3A review of pertinent legislation
concerning human and constitutional rights and
parental issues related to individuals with disabilities.
Not ApplicableEDU 310
EDU 316Legal and Parental Issues in
Special Education
4A review of pertinent legislation concerning human and constitutional rights and parental issues related to individuals with disabilities.Not ApplicableEDU 310
EDU 318Special Education Practicum3Supervised field experience in more than one setting to prepare students to become teachers of handicapped children during early childhood.Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 320Teaching Reading and Language Arts
In Elementary School
3A study of the current research, instructional methods and materials, assessments for teaching reading and language arts in the elementary school (P-5). Emphasis is on teaching reading and writing through a balanced literacy approach. Field work required. (Merger of EDU 312 and EDU 415)Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 401Behavior Management and Instruction for Exceptional Learners
3The supervised pre-student teaching experiences with children, identified as exceptional learners, will afford students the opportunity to be mentored by an experienced teacher, as well as observe and work with students in ―real life‖ educational environments. Field work required.Not ApplicableEDU 316
EDU 404Designed Curriculum Learning Environments for Young Children with Disabilities
3Designing curriculum and implementing learning environment which enhance the growth and development of young children with disabilities.Not ApplicableJunior standing
EDU 405Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
3This course is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning social studies. Emphasis will be placed on concept development, planning, preparing students to live in a global
and culturally diverse world, developing critical competencies, and evaluating and assessing student learning. Field work required. (Replaces EDU 314.)
Admission to Teacher Education Program. Consent of instructor
EDU 407Literacy Assessment and
Intervention Strategies

3A study of the methods and tools for assessment of reading in elementary grades. Also includes proven intervention strategies for improvement of reading related to assessment results. This course is tied closely to the assessment procedures of the Teacher Work Sample.Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 408Teaching Physical Education
in Elementary School

2Designed to provide the prospective teacher with an opportunity to implement effective instructional programs. The focus of the course will include lead-up games and a variety of low organized activities, as well as health and
nutrition for young children. Field work required. (Merger of PHE 258 and PHE 260)
Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 410Teaching High School English
3Content, instructional methods, materials, and assessment for each subject area. Field work required.Admission to Teacher Education Program. Admission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 411Teaching High School Mathematics3Content, instructional methods, materials, and assessment for each subject area. Field work required.Admission to Teacher Education Program. Admission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 412Teaching High School Physical Education3Content, instructional methods, materials, and assessment for each subject area. Field work required.Admission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 413Teaching High School Science3Content, instructional methods, materials, and assessment for each subject area. Field work required.Admission to Teacher Education Program. Admission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 414Teaching High School Social Studies3Content, instructional methods, materials, and assessment for each subject area. Field work required.Admission to Teacher Education Program. Not Applicable
EDU 415Teaching Language Arts in
Elementary School
3This course examines current research, instructional
methods, materials, and assessment for language
arts instruction (P-5). Includes developmental processes
and assessment techniques that will give preservice
teachers the proper fundamental foundation
for reading. Field work required.
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 420Teaching Health in Schools3Instructional
techniques and materials for teaching school health for
the elementary, middle, and secondary school programs. Field work required.
EDU 302 and HED 223
EDU 423Teaching Mathematics and
Science in Elementary School
3A study of content, instructional methods, materials,
and assessment for teaching mathematics and science (P-5). Field work required.
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
EDU 430Organization and Administration
of Public Schools
3Explore basic principles of school administration. Emphasizes the role of teachers as leaders and managers in the classroom and as participants in the administration of
schools. Overviews key topical issues in P-12 education and critiques instructional principles and strategies. Field and work required. (Merger of EDU 305 and EDU 409)
Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 445Teaching High School Reading in the Content Areas
3A study of assessment, materials and methods for reading instruction in secondary schools with emphasis on improving reading in content areas.Not ApplicableAdmission to Teacher Education Program
EDU 464Supervised Teaching,
IECE (Ages 0-5)
12Observation
and practice of lesson planning, classroom
teaching, classroom management, and assessment of
learning under the guidance of a supervising teacher
and a university supervisor. Other appropriate placements
for IECE majors will be designed. The nine
Kentucky New Teacher Standards are emphasized.
Not ApplicableAdmission to Supervised Teaching.
EDU 474Supervised Teaching in
Elementary Education (P-5)
12Observation
and practice of lesson planning, classroom
teaching, classroom management, and assessment of
learning under the guidance of a supervising teacher
and a university supervisor. Other appropriate placements
for IECE majors will be designed. The nine
Kentucky New Teacher Standards are emphasized.
Not ApplicableAdmission to Supervised Teaching.
EDU 484Supervised Teaching in Elementary
and Secondary Education (P-12)
12Observation
and practice of lesson planning, classroom
teaching, classroom management, and assessment of
learning under the guidance of a supervising teacher
and a university supervisor. Other appropriate placements
for IECE majors will be designed. The nine
Kentucky New Teacher Standards are emphasized.
Not ApplicableAdmission to Supervised Teaching.
EDU 494Supervised Teaching in
Secondary Education (8-12)
12Observation
and practice of lesson planning, classroom
teaching, classroom management, and assessment of
learning under the guidance of a supervising teacher
and a university supervisor. Other appropriate placements
for IECE majors will be designed. The nine
Kentucky New Teacher Standards are emphasized.
Not ApplicableAdmission to Supervised Teaching.
EDU 495Post-Baccalaureate Capstone12This course is designed to be a culminating experience for teacher candidates who have worked on provisional or probationary certificates or in private schools. This course
is not open to degree-seeking students. Grading is pass/fail.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
EDU 797Residence Credit for Thesis/
Professional Project
0Graduate students who have already earned the maximum credit allowed for program thesis or project courses may be registered for this course. This course establishes graduate
candidacy status for purposes of access to university resources.
Not ApplicableGraduate student status; completion of the
program thesis or project course; approval of advisor.
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