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Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Dr. David Bell, Head
Crabaugh Hall, Room 210
(479) 968-0392
dbell@atu.edu

Professors:
Bell, Carter, Clary, Paxton, Rollans, Sheets, D. Underwood, Womack
Associate Professors:
Costley, V. C. Smith, Walsh, C. Zimmer
Assistant Professors:
Callaway, Crawford, Leggett, Pepper, Stephenson

 

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers programs leading to a degree and/or licensure in three areas: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K- Grade Four), Middle Level Education (Grade Four-Grade Eight), and Secondary Education (Grade Seven-Grade Twelve).

Early Childhood Education1
The Early Childhood Education program meets the needs of today’s children building on the common core of knowledge, performance, and dispositions needed for early childhood professional educators.

There are three stages in the Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Degree program. Teacher candidates begin the first stage by taking general education requirements and are introduced to basic concepts, theory and practices in early childhood courses.

During the second stage teacher candidates complete general education requirements and take courses specifically designed to prepare them for the profession. Admission requires minimum scores as determined by the Arkansas State Board of Education on the Praxis I; a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on all college work attempted with no grade below “C” (including work from other colleges and universities); and beginning the development of a portfolio which must include a philosophy and documented evidence of observations of young children.

During the third stage of the early childhood program, teacher candidates are placed in an appropriate environment for their internship. Admission to this stage requires a minimum grade point average of 2.50 with no grade below “C” in all courses and a satisfactory score on the licensure exam as established by the Arkansas Department of Education. Teacher candidates should make application for admission to the internship for the spring semester by October 1, or the fall semester by March 1.

1Information regarding the Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education is listed under the College of Professional Studies and Community Outreach.

Middle Level Education

The Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence degree exists to provide quality preservice educational programs and services in preparation for teaching grades 4-8. The program prepares and nurtures interdisciplinary teachers who reflect content knowledge as well as facilitate creative talents.

The program is designed around a conceptual framework which organizes learning expectations and experience into manageable discipline-specific strands including: professional and pedagogical knowledge, knowledge of the student, developmentally appropriate and effective practices, knowledge of integrated disciplines, global and cultural perspectives, technology, and a liberal arts and science background. The teaching candidate entering the middle-level program must complete an integrated math/science or English/social studies curriculum.

The first stage of the middle level program is a pre-professional program and admission to this stage does not constitute approval for admission to the professional program in teacher education. Stage II is the professional stage of the preparation program. Teacher candidates must satisfactorily complete the requirements of the first stage, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on all coursework, completion of English composition courses, an oral communication course, a college-level mathematics course, and completion of MLED 2003 with grades of "C" or higher. Competence in oral and written grammar will be assessed. Teacher candidates must submit scores on Praxis I (PPST) that meet or exceed the levels established by the Arkansas Department of Education.

After satisfying all of the requirements at this level, the teacher candidate will apply for internship. Admission to internship requires completion of all professional education courses, senior standing, satisfactory completion of all prerequisites listed in the course descriptions, a minimum grade of “C” in all courses with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50, and the minimum score on the licensure examination as required by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Teacher candidates should make application for admission to the internship for the spring semester by October 1 or for the fall semester by March 1. Teacher candidates must present scores on the appropriate licensure examination as directed by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Secondary Education

The secondary education curriculum is designed to prepare teacher candidates for teaching careers at the junior high school and senior high school levels. Teacher candidates completing the NCATE approved program in secondary education will qualify for licensure in an area appropriate to their major field. The program recognizes three important components in the education of a prospective teacher: a strong general education, an in-depth knowledge in a selected teaching field, and a knowledge of the school, adolescents, and the teaching-learning process.

The unit’s conceptual framework is Professionals for the Future. The framework emphasizes the concepts of teacher as instructional leader, reflective decision-maker, and problem solver who has knowledge of the teacher candidate, a strong content and pedagogical knowledge, a commitment to their profession, and a desire to continue their development.

Teacher candidates preparing to teach in secondary schools must complete the courses required for specialization in the appropriate curriculum, see “Curriculum in Secondary Education”.

Teacher candidates desiring entrance to the teacher education program in secondary education should apply for admission to Stage II during the second semester of their sophomore year. Teacher candidates who are admitted to Stage II of the teacher education program for secondary teachers enroll jointly in course work for their degree specialization and course work in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. For example, teacher candidates planning to teach mathematics enroll in the math department and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The requirements of both departments must be satisfied.

Teacher candidates should make application for admission to internship for the spring semester by October 1 and for the fall semester by March 1. Teacher candidates must present scores on the Praxis II specialty area test equal to or greater than the state-established level in order to be approved for internship. Any questions concerning internship placement should be addressed to the Director of Teacher Education Student Services located in Crabaugh 109.

Professional requirements for the secondary education program include SEED 2002; SEED 3702, SEED 4503, SEED 4556, and SEED 4809 or 4909. SEED 2002, SEED 3702 and SEED 4556 must be completed prior to internship. Secondary teacher education candidates enrolling in internship should register for SEED 4503 and either SEED 4809 or SEED 4909. In addition to the course requirements specified, the state also requires that the applicants for an Arkansas teaching license supply a copy of his/her score on the Praxis II (Principles of Learning and Teaching, if applicable and Specialty Area Tests) and the criminal background check as required by Act 1310. The Specialty Area Test is required for entry into internship. The Principles of Learning and Teaching, if applicable, may be completed during internship (see “Requirements for Teacher Licensure”).

Internship

Internship is the capstone of the teacher preparation program. Placements are the responsibility of the College of Education and are selected on the basis of providing the best experience available for the teacher candidate.

The assignments require full day experiences for the semester. Teacher candidates should make plans with these requirements in mind.

Praxis II

All candidates for licensure must meet minimum scores as required by Arkansas Department of Education on the Principles of Learning and Teaching, if applicable and the appropriate specialty area test.

Please refer to “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees".

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Science Degree
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MATH 11133,T 3 MATH 2033T 3 MATH 2043T 3 ECED 30232,T 3
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003 or 2013T 3 ECED 30332 3
BIOL 1014T 4 PHSC 1013 & 1021T 4 POLS 2003T 3 GEOL 1004T 4
SOC 1003 or PSY 2003T 3 PE 2513T 3 GEOG 2013T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3
HLED 1513T 3 SPH 2003T 3 ECED 20012,T 1 EDMD 3013T 3
ECED 20022,T 2
Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ECED 30432 3 ECED 31622 2 ECED 32622 2 ECED 4915 15
ECED 30532 3 ECED 31722 2 ECED 32722 2
HIST 2153T 3 ECED 31832 3 ECED 32832 3
Humanities1,T 3 ECED 31922 2 ECED 32922 2
BIOL 3213 or PHSC 3213 3 ECED 31132 3 ECED 32132 3
ECED 31222 2 ECED 32222 2
MATH 30332 3 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MATH 11133,T 3 MATH 2033T 3 MATH 2043T 3 ECED 30232,T 3
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003 or 2013T 3 ECED 30332 3
BIOL 1014T 4 PHSC 1013 & 1021T 4 POLS 2003T 3 GEOL 1004T 4
SOC 1003 or PSY 2003T 3 PE 2513T 3 GEOG 2013T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3
HLED 1513T 3 SPH 2003T 3 ECED 20012,T 1 EDMD 3013T 3
ECED 20022,T 2
Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ECED 30432 3 ECED 31622 2 ECED 32622 2 ECED 4915 15
ECED 30532 3 ECED 31722 2 ECED 32722 2
HIST 2153T 3 ECED 31832 3 ECED 32832 3
Humanities1,T 3 ECED 31922 2 ECED 32922 2
BIOL 3213 or PHSC 3213 3 ECED 31132 3 ECED 32132 3
ECED 31222 2 ECED 32222 2
MATH 30332 3 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Must be taken concurrently.
3Any higher level Mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1113, College Algebra
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university.

Curriculum in Middle Level Education
Curriculum in Mathematics and Science Licensure
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003 or 2013T 3 MATH 2043T 3
HIST 1503T 3 HIST 1513T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 MATH Elective2,T 3
BIOL 1114 or 2124T 4 BIOL 2134T 4 GEOL 1004 or 1014T 4 Physical Activity1,T 1
MATH 11133,T 3 MATH 1203T 3 MATH 2033T 3 CHEM 1113T and CHEM 1111T 4
POLS 2003T 3 MLED 2003T 3 Physical Activity1,T 1 EDMD 3013T 3
SPH 2003 T 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
Humanities1,T 3 PHYS 1114T 4 BIOL/PHSC 3223 3 MLED 4912 12
MATH 2163T 3 MATH 2243 or 2914 3-4 MATH 3033 3
MLED 3012 2 MLED 3041 1 ENGL 4703 3
MLED 3024 4 MLED 3062 2 MLED 4004 4
MLED 3034 4 MLED 3072 2 MLED 4023 3
MLED 3102 2 HIST 2153T 3
Total Hours 18 Total Hours 15-16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 12
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
SPH 2003T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 EDMD 3013T 3 MLED 3012 2
ENGL 10131,T 3 HIST 1503T 3 HIST 2003 or 2013T 3 MLED 3024 4
BIOL 1114 or 2124T 4 MATH 1203T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 MLED 3034 4
MLED 2003 3 POLS 2003T 3 GEOL 1004 or 1014T 4 MLED 3102 2
MATH 11133,T 3 HIST 1513T 3 MATH 2033T 3 MATH 2043T 3
BIOL 2134T 4
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 19 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MLED 3041 1 MLED 4004 4 PHYS 1114T 4 MLED 4912 12
MLED 3062 2 MLED 4023 3 HIST 2153T 3
MLED 3072 2 Humanities1,T 3 MATH 2243 or 2914 3-4
CHEM 1113T and CHEM 1111T 4 MATH 2163T 3 BIOL/PHSC 3223 3    
MATH Elective2,T 3 MATH 3033 3 ENGL 4703 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 13 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16-17 Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirement".
2 MATH electives may not be MATH 1003 or 1103.
3Any higher level Mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1113, College Algebra.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university.
Curriculum in Middle Level Education
Curriculum in English Language Arts/Social Studies Licensure
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003T 3 HIST 2013T 3
HIST 1503T 3 HIST 1513T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 Humanities1,T 3
Biological Science1,T 4 Physical Science1,T 4 GEOL 1004 or 1014T 4 POLS 2003T 3
MATH 11132,T 3 MATH 2033T 3 SPH 2003 T 3 ENGL 2043T 3
GEOG 2013T 3 MLED 2003T 3 ECON 2003T 3 EDMD 3013T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 4703 3 ENGL 2063 3 ENGL 3013 3 MLED 4912 12
MLED 3012 2 HIST/POLS ElectiveT 3 ENGL 3323 3
MLED 3024 4 MLED 3041 1 HIST 2153T 3
MLED 3034 4 MLED 3062 2 MLED 4004 4
MLED 3102 2 MLED 3072 2 ElectiveT 2
HIST/POLS ElectiveT 3 MLED 4023 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 18 Total Hours 12
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MLED 2003T 3 Physical Science1,T 4 EDMD 3013T 3 MLED 3012 2
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 GEOG 2013T 3 MLED 3024 4
MATH 11132,T 3 HIST 1503T 3 HIST 2003T 3 MLED 3034 4
SPH 2003 T 3 HIST 1513T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 MLED 3102 2
Biological Science1,T 4 MATH 2033T 3 GEOL 1004 or 1014T 4 HIST 2013T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1 Humanities1 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 18
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 2063 3 MLED 4004 4 HIST/POLS ElectiveT 3 MLED 4912 12
MLED 3041 1 MLED 4023 3 ENGL 3013 3
MLED 3062 2 ECON 2003T 3 HIST 2153T 3
MLED 3072 2 HIST/POLS ElectiveT 3 ElectiveT 2
POLS 2003T 3 ENGL 3323 3
ENGL 2043T 3
ENGL 4703 3
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 11 Total Hours 12

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Any higher level Mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1113, College Algebra
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university.

Curriculum in Secondary Education

Curriculum in Art
Bachelor of Arts for Teacher Licensure2
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ART 2113T 3 ART 2303T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 ART 2103T 3 ART 2413T 3 Art Elective (3000-4000) 3
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Social Sciences1,T 3 ART 2123T 3
ART 1303T 3 ART 1503 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 SPH 2003 3
ART 1403T 3 ART 2403T 3 SEED 2002 2 Physical Activity1,T 2
Humanities1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 18 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ART 3603 3 ART 4823 3 ART 3013 3 ART 4701 1
ART 3003 3 Art Elective (3000-4000) 3 ART 3803 3 SEED 4503 3
ART 2703 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Art Elective (3000-4000) 3 SEED 4809 9
ART 3403 or 3533 3 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
Art History (3000-4000) 3 SEED 4052 2
SEED 3702 2
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements"
2For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university.
Curriculum in Business Education
For Teacher Licensure3
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ACCT 2003T 3 ACCT 2013T 3
BUAD 1023T 3 BUAD 2043T 3 ECON 2003T 3 ECON 2013T 3
BUAD 1003 T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MGMT 2013 3 BLAW 2033T 3
BUAD 2003T 3 POLS 2003T 3 SPH 2003 or 2173T 3 BUAD 2053T 3
MATH 11132,T 3 MATH 2223T 3 SEED 2002 2 HIST 19031,T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MGMT 3003 3 VOBE 4023 3 FIN 3063 3 VOBE 4701 1
MKT 3043 3 MGMT 3103 3 SEED 4556 6 SEED 4503 3
Fine Art/Humanities1,T 3 Fine Art/Humanities1,T 3 MGMT 4013 3 SEED 4809/4909 9
ANTH 2003 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MGMT 4083 3
BUAD 3023 3 SEED 3552 2
SEED 3702 2 SEED 4052 2
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ACCT 2003T 3 ACCT 2013T 3
BUAD 2043T 3 BUAD 1023T 3 ECON 2003T 3 ECON 2013T 3
BUAD 1003T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MGMT 2013 3 BUAD 2053T 3
BUAD 2003T 3 POLS 2003T 3 BLAW 2033T 3 SPH 2003, or 2173T 3
MATH 11132,T 3 MATH 2223T 3 HIST 19031,T 3 SEED 2002 2
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MGMT 3003 3 BUAD 3023 3 FIN 3063 3 VOBE 4701 1
MKT 3043 3 MGMT 3103 3 SEED 4556 6 SEED 4503 3
Fine Art/Humanities1,T 3 Fine Art/Humanities1,T 3 MGMT 4013 3 SEED 4809/4909 9
ANTH 2003 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MGMT 4083 3
VOBE 4023 3 SEED 3552 2
SEED 3702 2 SEED 4052 2
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Students who have two years of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better and a math ACT score of 22 or above may omit College Algebra and enroll directly in MATH 2223, Quantitative Business Analysis. If omitted, an additional 3 hours of electives will be required.
3For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university.
Curriculum in Creative Writing
For Teacher Licensure4
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ENGL 2043T 3 ENGL 2003T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Science with Lab1,T 4 ENGL 3023 3
Physical Activity1,T 2 SPH 2003T 3 ENGL 2063 3 Fine Arts1,T 3
Beg. Foreign Lang I2,T 4 Beg. Foreign Lang II2,T 4 ElectiveT 3 SEED 2002 2
ENGL 3043 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 3313T 3 ENGL 3323T 3 ENGL 4093 3 SEED 4503 3
ENGL 3413 3 ENGL 3423 3 ENGL Elective3 3 SEED 4909 9
ENGL 3093 3 ENGL 3083 3 ENGL 4733 3
SEED 4052 2 ENGL 3013 3 SEED 4556 6
SEED 3702 or EDMD 3013 2-3 ENGL 4813 3    
Elective 2-1
SEED 3552 2
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 12
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ENGL 2043T 3 ENGL 3313T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 ENGL 3023 3
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Science with Lab1,T 4 ENGL 2003T 3
Physical Activity1,T 2 Beg. Foreign Lang I2,T 4 Beg. Foreign Lang II2,T 4 ElectiveT 3
Fine Arts1,T 3 SPH 2003T 3 ENGL 2063 3 ENGL 3043 3
SEED 2002 2
Total Hours 14 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 3323T 3 ENGL 3413 3 ENGL 3423 3 SEED 4503 3
ENGL 3013 3 ENGL 3093 3 ENGL Elective3 3 SEED 4909 9
ENGL 3083 3 ENGL 4093 3 ENGL 4813 3
Elective 2-1 ENGL 4733 3 SEED 4556 6
Social Sciences1,T 3 SEED 3552 2  
SEED 3702 or EDMD 3013 2-3 SEED 4052 2
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2All minimum college hours (at least three semesters) should be in one language. Students with previous study in a foreign language should refer to Foreign Language Advanced Placement and Credit under Credit by Examination.
3Any 2-4000 level English courses excluding English 2003, 2013, 2173, 2881, and 4881-4.
4For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in English
For Teacher Licensure5
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ENGL 2063 3 ENGL 3023 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Science with Lab1,T 4 English Elective3 3
Physical Activity1,T 2 Beg. Foreign Lang.II2,T 4 ENGL 2003T 3 Fine Arts1,T 3
Beg. Foreign Lang I2,T 4 SPH 2003T 3 Elective4,T 3 SEED 2002 2
Elective4,T 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 3313T 3 ENGL 3323T 3 ENGL 4013 3 SEED 4503 3
ENGL 3413 3 ENGL 3423 3 ENGL (3000-4000) 3 SEED 4909 9
English Elective3 6 ENGL 3013 3 ENGL 4733 3
SEED 3702 or EDMD 3013 2-3 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
Elective4 2-1 SEED 4052 2
    Elective4 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 12
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 ENGL 2063 3 ENGL 3023 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Science with Lab1,T 4 Elective4,T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Beg. Foreign Lang I2,T 4 Beg. Foreign Lang II2,T 4 ENGL 3313T 3
Fine Arts1,T 3 SPH 2003T 3 ENGL 2003T 3 SEED 2002 2
Elective4,T 3 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 3323T 3 ENGL 3413 3 ENGL 3423 3 SEED 4503 3
ENGL 3013 3 ENGL 4013 3 English Elective3 3 SEED 4909 9
English Elective3 6 ENGL 4733 3 English (3000-4000) 3
SEED 3702 or EDMD 3013 2-3 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
Elective4 2-1 SEED 4052 2
Elective4 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2All minimum college hours (at least three semesters) should be in one language. Students with previous study in a foreign language should refer to Foreign Language Advanced Placement and Credit under Credit by Examination
3Any 2-4000 level English courses excluding English 2003, 2013, 2173, 2881, and 4881-4.
4At least 40 of the 124 hours required for graduation must be earned in 3000-4000 level courses.
5For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Foreign Language with Concentration in Spanish
For Teacher Licensure2,6,8
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
BIOL 10141 4 ENGL 10231,5 3 POLS 20031 3 Physical Activity1 2
ENGL 10131,5 3 PHSC 1013 &10211 4 SPAN 3003 3 ANTH 20031 3
SPAN 20142,3 4 SPAN 20242,3 4 SPAN 3023 3 SPAN 3013 3
AMST 20031 3 HIST 20031 3 Elective4 4 Elective4 6
MATH 11131,5,7 3 SEED 2002 2 SEED 3702 2 ART 2123/ MUS 2003/TH 22731 3
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
SPAN 3123 or 3133 3 SPAN 3213 3 SPAN 4213 3 SPAN 4701 1
SPAN 4203 3 SPAN 4223 3 SPAN 4703 3 SEED 4503 3
Elective4 3 SPAN 3143 or 3163 3 SPAN 4023 3 SEED 4909 9
SEED 3552 2
SEED 4052 2 SEED 4556 6 SPH 2003 3
ENGL 20031 3 SPAN 4003 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Students with previous study in a foreign language should refer to Foreign Language Advanced Placement and Credit under Credit by Examination.
3Lab attendance is required for beginning and intermediate foreign language courses.
4At least 40 of the total hours required for graduation must be 3000 or 4000 level.
5Students must complete course with a grade of C or better.
6For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
7Any higher level Mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1113, College Algebra
8An oral proficiency level of Advanced Low, as demonstrated by a score on the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview, will be required of all foreign language education majors for admission to the internship.
Curriculum in Mathematics
For Teacher Licensure2
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MATH 2914T 4 MATH 2924T 4 MATH 2934T 4 MATH 3243 3
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 MATH 3003 3 MATH 3123 3
BIOL 10141,T 4 MATH 2703 3 COMS 2803T 4 ANTH 2003T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 HLED 1513T 3 PHYS 2114T 3 PHYS 2124T 4
Physical Activity1,T 1 Social Sciences1,T 3 SEED 2002 2 Fine Arts1,T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MATH 3153 3 MATH 3203 3 MATH 4772 2 SEED 4503 3
Humanities1,T 3 MATH 4123 3 MATH 4033 3 SEED 4909 9
SPH 2003T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 MATH 4113 3 MATH 4971 1
MATH 4003 3 SEED 3702 2 SEED 4556 6
SEED 3552 2 MATH 4703 3
SEED 4052 2 ElectiveT 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 13
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MATH 2914T 4 MATH 2924 4 MATH 2934 4 MATH 3243 3
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 COMS 2803 T 3 MATH 3003 3
BIOL 10141,T 4 HLED 1513T 3 MATH 2703 3 PHYS 2114T 4
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 SEED 2002 2 Humanities1,T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Fine Arts1,T 3 ANTH 2003T 3 ElectiveT 3
Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
MATH 3123 3 MATH 4113 3 MATH 3203 3 SEED 4503 3
MATH 4703 3 MATH 4033 3 MATH 4123 3 SEED 4909 9
PHYS 2124T 4 MATH 4003 3 SEED 4556 6 MATH 4971 1
MATH 4772 2 Social Sciences1,T 3 MATH 3153 3
SEED 3552 2 SPH 2003 or 3083T 3
SEED 4052 2 SEED 3702 2
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Music Education For Teacher Licensure8
(Instrumental Music Option)
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0
MUS 1__29,T 2 MUS 1__29,T 2 MUS 1__29 2 MUS 1__29,T 2
MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1
MUS 1501T 1 MUS 1501T 1 MUS 1501T 1 Piano Exit Exam 0
MUS 1713T 3 MUS 1723 3 MUS 2713 3 MUS 1501T 1
MUS 1731T 1 MUS 1741 1 MUS 2731 1 MUS 2723 3
MUS 2441T 1 ENGL 10231,T 3 MUS 3401 1 MUS 2741 1
ENGL 10131,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Social Sciences1,T 3 MUS 3481 1
Mathematics1,T 3 SPH 2003T 3 Physical Activity1,T 1
Physical Activity1,T 1 Science with Lab1,T 4
SEED 2002T 2
Soph Barrier Jury3 0
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 3000 0 MUS 3000 0 MUS 3__29 2 SEED 45565 6
MUS 3__29 2 MUS 3__29 2 MUS 3501 1 MUS 4281 1
MUS 3501 1 MUS 3501 1 MUS 3692 2 MUS 4701 1
MUS 3773 3 MUS 3783 3 MUS 38534 3 MUS 4001 1
MUS 3802 2 MUS 3762 2 SEED 35525 2 Social Sciences1,T 3
MUS 3421 1 MUS 3281 1 SEED 40525 2 Fine Arts1,6,T 3
MUS 4712 2 MUS 3431 1 Humanities1,T 3
MUS 4461 1 MUS 3702 2
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
Senior 9th Semester
Fall
SEED 4503 3
SEED 48097,8 9
Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Piano (MUS 1441 or MUS 1201) to be taken each semester until successful completion of Piano Exit Exam.
3Required for enrollment in upper-level applied study for two-hour credit and for completion for all music degrees.
4Prerequisite: successful completion of Piano Exit Exam.
5Prerequisite: admission to Stage II.
6MUS 2003 may not be used to fulfill Fine Arts requirement.
7See admission policy and procedure.
8For licensure, students must pass the Praxis II music specialty and Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.
9See course descriptions for the appropriate applied music course number.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Music Education For Teacher Licensure8
(Vocal Music Option)
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0
MUS 1232T 2 MUS 1232T 2 MUS 1232T 2 MUS 1232T 2
MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1 MUS 1441 or 12012,T 1
MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1
MUS 1713T 3 MUS 1723T 3 MUS 2241 1 Piano Exit Exam 0
MUS 1731T 1 MUS 1741 1 MUS 2713 3 MUS 2251 1
ENGL 10131,T 3 MUS 1241 1 MUS 2731 1 MUS 2723 3
Mathematics1,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MUS 2741 1
Physical Activity1,T 1 Social Sciences1,T 3 Physical Activity1,T 1 Science with Lab1,T 4
SEED 2002 2
Sophomore. Barrier Jury3 0
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 3000 0 MUS 3000 0 MUS 3692 2 MUS 4001 1
MUS 3232 2 MUS 3232 2 MUS 3232 2 MUS 4701 1
MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 4832 2
MUS 3773 3 MUS 3783 3 MUS 38534 3 SEED 45565 6
MUS 4712 2 MUS 3762 2 MUS 3441 1 Social Sciences1,T 3
MUS 3802 2 MUS 4821 1 SEED 35525 2 Fine Art1,6,T 3
MUS 3821 1 Social Sciences1,T 6 SEED 40525 2
MUS 3702 2 Humanities1 3
SPH 2003T 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Senior 9th Semester
Fall
SEED 4503 3
SEED 48097,8 9
Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Piano (MUS 1441 or MUS 1201) to be taken each semester until successful completion of Piano Exit Exam.
3Required for enrollment in upper-level applied study for two-hour credit and for completion for all music degrees.
4Prerequisite: successful completion of Piano Exit Exam.
5Prerequisite: admission to Stage II.
6MUS 2003 may not be used to fulfill Fine Arts requirement.
7See admission policy and procedure.
8For licensure, students must pass the Praxis II specialty and Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Music Education for Teacher Licensure8
(Keyboard Vocal Music Option)
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0
MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2
MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1 MUS 1571, 1581 or 1681T 1
MUS 1713T 3 MUS 1723 3 MUS 1231T 1 MUS 1231T 1
MUS 1731T 1 MUS 1741 1 MUS 2713 3 MUS 2201 1
MUS 2441T 1 MUS 1231 1 MUS 2731 1 MUS 2723 3
ENGL 10131,T 3 MUS 2201 1 Science with Lab1,T 4 MUS 2741 1
Mathematics1,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3 SPH 2003T 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Science with Lab1,T 4 Physical Activity1,T 1 SEED 2002T 2
Sophomore Barrier Jury2 0
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 14
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 3000 0 MUS 3000 0 MUS 3692 2 MUS 4001 1
MUS 3202 2 MUS 3202 2 MUS 3202 2 MUS 3762 2
MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 3571, 3581 or 3681 1 MUS 3442 2
MUS 1231 1 MUS 3783 3 MUS 3853 3 SEED 45565 6
MUS 3773 3 MUS 3702 2 MUS 3441 1 Social Sciences1,T 3
MUS 4712 2 MUS 4821 1 SEED 35525 2 MUS 4701 1
MUS 3802 2 Social Sciences1,T 3 SEED 40525 2
MUS 3821 1 Fine Arts1,4,T 3 Humanities1,T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Senior 9th Semester
Fall
SEED 4503 3
SEED 48095,6 9
Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Required for enrollment in upper-level applied study for two-hour credit and for completion for all music degrees.
3Prerequisite: admission to Stage II.
4MUS 2003 may not be used to fulfill Fine Arts requirement.
5See admission policy and procedure.
6For licensure, students must pass the Praxis II specialty and Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Music Education for Teacher Licensure5
(Keyboard Instrumental Music Option)
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0 MUS 1000 0
MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2 MUS 1202T 2
MUS 1501T 1 MUS 1501T 1 MUS 1501T 1 MUS 1501T 1
MUS 1713T 3 MUS 1723 3 MUS 2713 3 MUS 2723 3
MUS 1731T 1 MUS 1741T 1 MUS 2731 1 MUS 2741 1
MUS 2441T 1 MUS 2201T 1 MUS 3401 1 MUS 2201 1
ENGL 10131 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 MUS 3481 1
Mathematics1,T 3 Science with Lab1,T 4 Social Sciences1,T 3 SPH 2003T 3
Physical Activity1 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
SEED 2002T 2
Sophomore Barrier Jury2 0
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUS 3000 0 MUS 3000 0 MUS 3692 2 MUS 4001 1
MUS 3202 2 MUS 3202 2 MUS 3202 2 MUS 3762 2
MUS 3501 1 MUS 3501 1 MUS 3501 1 MUS 4281 1
MUS 3773 3 MUS 3783 3 MUS 3853 3 MUS 4701 1
MUS 3421 1 MUS 3431 1 SEED 35524 2 MUS 3442 2
MUS 4712 2 MUS 3281 1 SEED 40524 2 SEED 45564 6
MUS 3802 2 MUS 4461 1 Humanities1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
MUS 3702 2 Fine Arts1,3,T 3
Social Sciences1,T 3 Social Sciences1,T 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16
Senior 9th Semester
Fall
SEED 4503 3
SEED 48094,5 9
Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Required for enrollment in upper-level applied study for two-hour credit and for completion of all music degrees.
3MUS 2003 may not be used to fulfill Fine Arts requirement.
4See admission policy and procedure.
5 For licensure, students must pass the Praxis II specialty and Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Life Science and Earth Science
For Teacher Licensure2
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131 3 ENGL 10231 3 MATH 2163 3 BIOL 3114 4
CHEM 2124 4 BIOL 2124 or 2134 4 BIOL 2124 or 2134 4 PHYS 2024 4
BIOL 1114 4 CHEM 2134 4 GEOL 1014 4 POLS 2003 3
MATH 11133 3 HIST 1903 3 PHYS 2014 4 ANTH 2003 3
Physical Activity1 1 Physical Activity1 1 SEED 2002 2 Fine Art/Humanities1 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17
Sophomore Summer
SPH 2003 or 3083 3
Total Hours 3
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
PHSC 3053 3 PHSC 3033 3 Fine Art/Humanities1 3 SEED 4503 3
BIOL 3124 or 3034 4 BIOL 3034or 3174 4 BIOL 3054 or 4033 3-4 SEED 4909 9
CHEM 3254 4 BIOL 3252 2 BIOL 3233 3 BIOL 4701 1
MATH 2243 3 Social Sciences1 3 BIOL 4891 1
SEED 3702 2 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
SEED 4052 2
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16-17 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
3Any higher level Mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1113, College Algebra.
Curriculum in Physical Science and Earth Science
For Teacher Licensure2
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
PHSC 1001 1 BIOL 1114 4 MATH 2924 4 GEOL 2024 4
ENGL 10131 3 ENGL 10231 3 PHYS 2014 or PHYS 2114 and PHYS 2000 4 PHYS 2024 or PHYS 2124 and PHYS 2010 4
MATH 1914 4 MATH 2914 4 CHEM 3254 4 CHEM 2143 3
CHEM 2124 4 CHEM 2134 4 SEED 2002 2 SPH 3083 3
GEOL 1014 4 Physical Activity1 1 HIST 2003 or 2013 3 Physical Activity1 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
PHYS 3042 2 POLS 2003 3 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4909 9
PHSC 3053 3 PHSC 3033 3 SEED 4052 2 SEED 4503 3
GEOL 3153 3 COMS 2003 or 2803 3 SEED 4556 6 PHSC 4701 1
Fine Arts1 3 Humanities1 3 PHSC 3233 3
Social Sciences1 3 SEED 3702 2 ANTH 2003 3
PHYS 3213 3 PHSC 3252 2
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 13
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 10131 3 GEOL 1014 4 SEED 2002 2 PHYS 2014 or PHYS 2114 and PHYS 2000 4
MATH 1914 4 ENGL 10231 3 CHEM 2134 4 CHEM 3254 4
Social Sciences1 3 MATH 2914 4 MATH 2924 4 SPH 3083 3
Physical Activity1 1 CHEM 2124 4 COMS 2003 or 2803 3 HIST 2003 or 2013 3
BIOL 1114 4 PHSC 1001 1 GEOL 2024 4 SEED 3702 2
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
PHYS 2024 or PHYS 2124 and PHYS 2010 4 PHSC 3053 3 POLS 2003 3 SEED 4909 9
CHEM 2143 3 PHYS 3042 2 PHSC 3033 3 SEED 4503 3
ANTH 2003 3 PHSC 3233 3 SEED 3552 2 PHSC 4701 1
PHSC 3252 2 Humanities1 3 SEED 4052 2
Fine Arts1 3 PHYS 3213 3 SEED 4556 6
Physical Activity1 1 GEOL 3153 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2For licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Curriculum in Social Studies
For Teacher Licensure3
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Fall Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003T 3 HIST 2013T 3
HIST 1503T 3 HIST 1513T 3 POLS 2003T 3 HIST/POLS Elective 3
Science (BIOL 1014)1,T 4 Science (PHSC 1013)1,T 3 PSY 2003T 3 ECON 2003T 3
Mathematics (1003 or 1113)1,T 3 Science (PHSC 1021)1,T 1 ANTH 2003T 3 GEOG ElectiveT 3
Physical Activity1,T 2 SOC 1003T 3 GEOG 2013T 3 SPH 2003 or 3083 3
Electives 3 SEED 2002 2
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
POLS 3033 3 HIST 4153 3 HIST/POLS 4963 3 SEED 4909 9
HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 SEED 4503 3
SEED 3702 2 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
PHIL 2003T 3 SEED 4052 2 Elective 3
HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 Physical Activity1 1
HIST 4713 3 ECON 2013T 3
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 12
Degree Completion Plan Beginning in Spring Semester
Freshman Sophomore
Spring Fall Spring Fall
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 HIST 2003T 3 HIST 2013T 3
HIST 1503T 3 HIST 1513T 3 POLS 2003T 3 HIST/POLS Elective 3
Science (BIOL 1014)1,T 4 Science (PHSC 1013)1,T 3 PSY 2003T 3 ECON 2003T 3
Mathematics (1003 or 1113)1,T 3 Science (PHSC 1021)1,T 1 ANTH 2003T 3 GEOG ElectiveT 3
Physical Activity1,T 2 SOC 1003T 3 GEOG 2013T 3 SPH 2003 or 3083 3
Electives 3 SEED 2002 2
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Spring Fall Spring Fall
POLS 3033 3 HIST 4153 3 HIST/POLS 4963 3 SEED 4909 9
HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 SEED 4503 3
SEED 3702 2 SEED 3552 2 SEED 4556 6
PHIL 2003T 3 SEED 4052 2 Elective 3
HIST/POLS Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 Fine Arts1,T 3 Physical Activity1 1
ECON 2013T 3 HIST 4713 3
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 12
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Twelve hours of history must be in U.S. History, including HIST 2003 and HIST 4153.
3For licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university
Curriculum in Speech
For Teacher Licensure2
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Freshman Sophomore
Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENGL 10131,T 3 ENGL 10231,T 3 Physical Science1,T 4 SPH 2013 3
HIST 1503 1,T 3 HIST 15131,T 3 POLS 20031,T 3 JOUR 2133 3
MATH 10031,T 3 BIOL 10141,T 4 SEED 2002 2 Elective1,T 7
SPH 1003 3 SPH 2003T 3 TH 2703 3 SPH/TH Elective3 1
HLED 1513 3 Physical Activity1,T 1 SPH 2023 3 SPH 3073 3
Physical Activity1,T 1 Physical Activity1,T 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17
Junior Senior
Fall Spring Fall Spring
SPH 3063 3 Humanities1 3 SPH 3123 3 SPH 4701 1
TH 3513 3 Fine Arts1 3 SEED 4556 6 SEED 4503 3
SPH 2111 1 SPH 2121 1 TH 4263 or 4273 3 SEED 4909 9
ANTH 20031 3 TH 3803 3 Elective 6
SEED 3552 2 Elective 5
SEED 4052 2
SEED 3702 2
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 18 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2For licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education.
3Certain electives and social sciences are recommended based on student's emphasis.
TDesignates a block of courses that would provide for a seamless transfer into this program if equivalent courses are taken at another college or university