Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Elementary Education


(AA-GPS)

SPECIALIZATION COURSE SEQUENCE

 

First Semester

 
LLS 1312   Orientation  2 SH  
ENG 1113  /ENG 1114 * English Composition I 3 SH  
MAT 1313 /MAT 1314 * College Algebra 3 SH  
HIS 2213    American History I 3 SH  
PHY 2243 /PHY 2241  OR PHY 2244   Physical Science Survey I, Lecture & Lab 3 SH/1 SH OR 4 SH  
      TOTAL: 15 SH

Second Semester

 
ENG 1123   English Composition II 3 SH  
BIO 1113 /BIO 1111  OR BIO 1114   Principles of Biology I, Lecture & Lab 3 SH/1 SH OR 4 SH  
PSY 1513   General Psychology 3 SH  
  American History II 3 SH  
MAT 1723   Real Number System 3 SH  
      TOTAL: 16 SH
       

Third Semester

 
SPT 1113   Public Speaking I 3 SH  
MUS 1113   Music Appreciation 3 SH  
MAT 1733   Geometry, Measurement, or Probability 3 SH  
PSY 2533   Human Growth & Development 3 SH  
ENG 2423   World Literature I 3 SH  
EDU 1613   Foundations in Education 3 SH  
      TOTAL: 18 SH

Fourth Semester

 
SOC 2113   Introduction to Sociology 3 SH  
GEO 1113   World Regional Geography 3 SH  
ART 1913   Art for Elementary Teachers** 3 SH  
ENG 2433    World Literature II 3 SH  
HPR 1613   Physical Education & Elementary School*** 3 SH  
  TOTAL: 15 SH
  *Depending on placement level (See table below.)    
  **Check transferring school’s requirements    
  ***USM requires HPR 1213, 1223, or 1591    
These specific courses are recommended.  However, please refer to the transfer/articulation guide for the specific institution in which you place to transfer to for additional options or requirements.  If the institution is a Mississippi public college or university the articulation can be found at http://matttransfertool.com  
       
 

Excel Prerequisites (Courses below will be required, depending on placement levels.)

 
  ENG 0124     Intermediate English (ACT 1-13; ACCUPLACER 200-230)  
  MAT 1134    Pre-College Algebra (ACT 1-14; ACCUPLACER 200-236)    
  MAT 1133    Pre-College Algebra (ACT 15-16; ACCUPLACER 237-249)  
  REA 1213     Reading Enhancement I  (ACT 1-16; ACCUPLACER 200-245)  
  If 2 or more courses above are needed, include the following required course:  
  LLS 1153     College Life