NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY


ELEMENTARY EDUCATION GUIDE
To meet state certification requirements through Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Northwest’s elementary education program has very specific Northwest Core and major-specific requirements. Students must meet specific admission criteria for all professional education programs. This criteria need not be met prior to being admitted to the university. Please visit this website for detailed admission criteria for the School of Education: http://www.nwmissouri.edu/education/peu/tess/admissions.htm

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT
Required - Major level course requirements
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EDU 110 EXPLORING TEACHING
EDCI 62107 ECOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
EDCI 62111 ECOLOGY OF TEACHING
EDCI 62112 DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATIONS
EDCI 62113 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY I
  
EDU 213 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
EDCI 62107 ECOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
EDCI 62111 ECOLOGY OF TEACHING
EDCI 62112 DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATIONS
EDCI 62113 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY I
  
EDU 245 EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER
EDCI 62109 POSITIVE COMMUNICATION IN AN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM
EDCI 62117 INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS AND POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
EDCI 62118 TEACHING IS COMMUNICATION
EDCI 62119 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY III
  
PSY 121 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 08333 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 08907 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
NORTHWEST CORE (EDUCATION) - SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Required - Must take a Geography and Psychology course
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GEO 121 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 32101 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 32916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
PSY 281 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 08299 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
  
civics
Required - Choose one political science and one history course. (Can be waived by AA, or AAT)
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HIS 151 U.S. HISTORY TO 1877
HIST 33155 THE UNITED STATES TO 1877
  
HIS 152 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1877
HIST 33156 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
  
POL 111 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
POLS 34924 AMERICAN EXPERIENCES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
written communication
Required - choose two writing courses. (Can be waived by AA, or AAT)
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ENG 105 COMPOSITION I
ENGL 10111 COMPOSITION I: ACADEMIC LITERACIES
  
ENG 106 COMPOSITION II
ENGL 10112 COMPOSITION II: WRITING AS ENGAGEMENT
  
oral communication
Required - Choose one. (Can be waived by AA, or AAT)
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SPC 101 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
COM 29102 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
  
SPC 112 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COM 29102 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
  
SPC 122 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
COM 29903 ORAL COMMUNICATION NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
NORTHWEST CORE (EDUCATION) - LIFE SCIENCE
Required - Choose One
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BIO 105 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY (W/LAB)
BIOL 04102 GENERAL BIOLOGY
BIOL 04103 GENERAL BIOLOGY LABORATORY
  
BIO 112 GENERAL BIOLOGY I (W/LAB)
BIOL 04102 GENERAL BIOLOGY
BIOL 04103 GENERAL BIOLOGY LABORATORY
  
NORTHWEST CORE (EDUCATION) - PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Required - Choose One
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PHS 113 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE
PHSC 40102 THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
PHSC 40103 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LABORATORY
  
PHS 125 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (W/LAB)
PHSC 40102 THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
PHSC 40103 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LABORATORY
  
NORTHWEST CORE (EDUCATION) - MATHEMATICAL REASONING
Required - Choose One
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MAT 117 MATH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS
MATH 17171 FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS
  
literature
Required - Choose one. (Can be waived by AA or AAT)
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LIT 101 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
ENGL 10220 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
  
LIT 110 AMERICAN LITERATURE TO MID-1800’S
ENGL 10233 AMERICAN LITERATURE: BEGINNINGS TO 1865
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 111 AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE MID-1800’S
ENGL 10234 AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1865 TO THE PRESENT
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 130 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
ENGL 10916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 140 BRITISH LITERATURE I
ENGL 10245 ENGLISH LITERATURE: BEOWULF THROUGH THE 18TH CENTURY
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 141 BRITISH LITERATURE II
ENGL 10246 ENGLISH LITERATURE: ROMANTICS TO THE PRESENT
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 150 WORLD LITERATURE I
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
ENGL 10916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 161 THE SHORT STORY
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 177 DRAMATIC LITERATURE
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 178 MYTHOLOGICAL AND BIBLICAL LITERATURE
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 184 YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 210 THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
  
humanistic studies
Choose two from two different areas (Can be waived by AA or AAT)
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ANT 105 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
SOC 35108 GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY
  
BUS 180 BUSINESS ETHICS
PHIL 39909 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
CLS 150 LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
HUM 26909 HUMANITIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
FLF 141 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I
LANG 14131 FRENCH: COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE I
  
FLS 141 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
LANG 14141 SPANISH: COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE I
  
FLS 142 ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
LANG 14142 SPANISH: COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE II
  
GEO 121 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 32101 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 32916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 110 WESTERN CIVILIZATION: ANCIENT TO EARLY MODERN
HUM 26102 WESTERN CIVILIZATION I: THE ANCIENT WORLD TO 1500
  
HIS 111 WESTERN CIVILIZATION: EARLY MODERN TO PRESENT
HUM 26103 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II: 1500 TO THE PRESENT
  
HIS 142 MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES
HUM 26909 HUMANITIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 211 MODERN ASIAN HISTORY
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 231 CONTEMPORARY WORLD AFFAIRS
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 253 AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 257 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HIS 268 AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN VIETNAM
HUM 26909 HUMANITIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
HUM 164 NON-WESTERN CULTURE-JAPAN
HUM 26909 HUMANITIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 130 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
ENGL 10916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
LIT 150 WORLD LITERATURE I
ENGL 10908 LITERATURE CORE EQUIVALENT
ENGL 10916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
PHI 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
PHIL 39171 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
  
PHI 105 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS
PHIL 39275 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
  
REL 101 SURVEY OF WORLD RELIGIONS
HUM 26162 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
  
SOC 115 SOCIAL PROBLEMS
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
SOC 35230 SOCIAL PROBLEMS
SOC 35906 SOCIAL SCIENCE NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
SOC 200 MINORITY GROUP RELATIONS
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
SOC 35337 RACE AND ETHNIC ISSUES IN MODERN SOCIETY
SOC 35906 SOCIAL SCIENCE NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
NORTHWEST CORE (EDUCATION) - FINE ARTS
Required - Choose One
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ART 101 ART APPRECIATION
ART 13102 ART APPRECIATION
CORE 90916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
MUS 100 MUSIC APPRECIATION
MUS 19201 THE ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC
MUS 19916 HUMANISTIC STUDIES NORTHWEST CORE EQUIVALENT
  
digital literacy
Required - Choose one. Cannot be waived by AA degree.
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CSC 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
CSIS 44130 COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  
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