Elementary Education with Learning Disabilities Major, BS

Students may seek teacher certification at the elementary level with the comprehensive elementary major and learning disabilities major to earn an elementary teaching certificate with the Learning Disabilities Endorsement (SM). The comprehensive elementary education major, together with the learning disabilities major, will prepare students to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, grades K-5, as well as students with learning disabilities in grades K-12.

Requirements for the BS in Elementary Education with the Learning Disabilities Major

General Education Core 24 hours

(some major/minor courses may satisfy general education requirements)

Comprehensive Elementary Education Major 46 hours

BIO 1011Biological Science I Lab

1

BIO 1013Biological Science I

3

EDU 2303Fine Arts for the Elementary Teacher

3

EDU 2313Social Studies Foundations

3

 

GEO 1013Introduction to Geography

3

OR

GEO 3113World Regional Geography

3

 

HIS 2513United States History to 1877

3

MAT 1103Intermediate Algebra

3

MAT 2213Math for Elementary Teachers I

3

MAT 2223Math for Elementary Teachers II

3

MAT 3312Math and Science for the Elementary Teacher

2

NSC 2104Physical Science

4

PED 2113Principles of Health & Physical Education

3

RDG 3313Children's Literature

3

RDG 4303Reading and Language Arts

3

RDG 4313Content Reading and Assessment

3

RDG 4353Diversity and Language Arts

3

Learning Disabilities Major 34 hours

EDS 3113Learning and Associated Disabilities

3

EDS 3133Advocacy, Collaboration, and Legal Issues in Special Education

3

EDS 3144Assessment in Special Education

4

EDS 3153Accommodations and Transitions

3

EDS 3163Trends and Issues in Teaching Students with LD

3

EDS 4153Behavior and Environment in Special Education

3

EDS 4163Reading and Language Arts for Students with LD

3

EDS 4173Writing and Study Skills for Students with LD

3

EDS 4183Math for Students with LD

3

EDS 4726Internship in Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

6

Professional Studies 29 hours

Total Credit Hours: 133

This program is subject to Michigan Department of Education Approval.