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Year by Year Guide

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

  • MAT 105, MAT 106*, BIO 104, PHY 103 
  • Field Placement: RAL 221/ELE 201, MTT 202/MST 202
  • *Psychology and Sociology majors are exempt from MAT 106
  • Consider taking one 5 unit semester, a summer course or J-mester

YEAR 3

  • Classes:
    • DO NOT REGISTER FOR ACB
    • Register for SOM through ELE/ECE office (Spring only)
  • Begin thinking about Praxis testing
  • Field placement: SOM 203
  • Consider taking one 5 unit semester, a summer course or J-mester

YEAR 4

  • Apply for graduation
  • Apply for Year 5/Graduate application – no fees, essays, or letters needed
  • Classes: 
    • Introduction to Teacher Research/ELE 302 (Fall only)
    • Complete elementary education requirements for student teaching application for 5th year (global, middle school)
    • Fall – ESLM 577 or ESLM 578
    • Spring – ESLM 545 or ESLM 587
    • You must reach 32 units (128 credits for your Bachelor’s degree)
    • Graduate courses count toward Graduate degree
    • Decide about summer courses in Mallorca
  • See advisor to plan courses for 5th year!
  • Global Student Teaching

SUMMER

  • Mallorca classes are optional
  • Classes:
    • Maymester course (SPED 525)
    • If no Mallorca courses, then take EDUC 614
  • Mallorca information

YEAR 5

  • Classes:
    • Internship 1 – EDUC 694 (Fall only)
    • Internship 2 – EDUC 695 & ELEM 690 (Spring only)
    • ESLM 577, ESLM 578, ESLM 579 (Fall only)
    • ESLM 587, ESLM 545, ESLM 525 (Spring only)
    • Distribution requirement: choose 1 — (SPED 525 (May), ELEM 515 (Spring), EDUC 614 (all semesters)
  • ACTFL
  • ELSM 700 Comprehensive Test
  • Field Placement Tests: Internship 1 and Internship 2
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