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2014-2015 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TSU Elementary Education - A.S.


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Since the Fall of 1978, Volunteer State Community College and Tennessee State University have offered a program leading to a baccalaureate degree and certification in Elementary Education. The curriculum is basically a blend of the VSCC Associate of Science degree program following the Elementary Education curriculum guide and the last two years of the TSU program in Elementary Education.

With the adoption of new programs for teacher reform by state institutions in the Fall of 1990, this degree is a Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences with Elementary Education endorsement grades K-6. The major concentration is Child Development and Learning with an emphasis on teaching grades K-4.

Students must attain and maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA, successfully complete Praxis I exams, and receive satisfactory ratings on an index of suitability for the Teaching profession and disposition assessments, and have a “clean” background check.

All courses are offered on the Vol Sate campus. Persons interested in the TSU Elementary Education program should contact the TSU office at Vol State.

Suggested Two Year Program Preparation


For Admission to the TSU K-6 Teacher Education Program

FRESHMAN YEAR


SOPHOMORE YEAR


Fall Semester


Total Associate Degree Requirements Credits: 60


VSCC Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Professional Education and Major Emphasis Courses


Offered by Tennessee State University on the VSCC Campus

Contact TSU Program Coordinator for information and specific requirements of the program.

  • ENGL 3730 - Children’s Literature Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 2100 - Field Experience Pre-Practicum Credits:  (2)
  • EDCI 3110 - Classroom Behavior Management Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 3500 - Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 4900 - Multicultural Education Credits: (3)
  • ECCD 3610 - Early Childhood Curriculum Credits: (3)
  • PSYC 3120 - Measurement & Assessment in Classroom Credits: (3)
  • EDRD 3500 - Literacy Methods I Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 2200 - Field Experience Practicum 1 Credits:  (2)
  • ECFS 3320 - Creative and Expressive Arts Credits: (3)
  • HPSS 3100 - Concepts of Games and Play Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 4500 - Math/Science Instructional Strategies Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 4620 - Field Experience Practicum II Credits: (3)
  • EDRD 4500 - Literacy Methods II Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 4190 - Technology in the Schools Credits: (2)
  • EDCI 4706 - Educational Seminar Credits: (3)
  • EDCI 4720 - Student Teaching Credits: (9)

Additional Elementary Education Requirements offered at VSCC

  • HIST 1110 - World Civilization from Primitive Culture to 1650 Credits:  (3)
  • HIST 1120 - World Civilization from 1650 to Present Credits:  (3)
  • HIST 220 - African-American History Credits:  (3)

 

Sub-Total Hours Credits: 63


Total Bachelor of Science Hours Credits: 123


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