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Elementary Education

Exceptional Student Education

What You'll Study

The content of Exceptional Student Education courses at Flagler College follows the standards and ethics established and practiced by the Council for Exceptional Children. You'll study professional education, elementary pedagogy, and exceptional student education.

Practical Experience

You'll also take part in practicum courses with schools in the public school system of St. Johns County and other approved districts.

What's Next?

Once you complete your coursework and pass your FTCE exams, you'll be eligible to obtain a Florida Exceptional Student Education certification to teach grades K-12, Elementary Education (K-6), and endorsements in ESOL & Reading.

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Major Requirements

General Education
39 Credit Hours
ENG
152
Topics in College Writing
or ENG
172
Topics in College Writing: Honors
ENG
202
Introduction to Literature
HIS
205
United States History to 1877
or HIS
206
United States History from 1877
PSY
101
Introduction to Psychology
COM
101
Speech Communication
FYS
The First Year Seminar on Liberal Education and Citizenship
Choose one Creative Expression Category A elective
Choose One Foundations of Knowledge Category B elective if SLS 201 or SLS 202 is not taken
MAT
142
College Geometry
MAT
223
Statistics
MAT
135
College Algebra
or MAT
138
Essentials of Mathematics
or MAT
161
Pre-calculus
or MAT
201
Calculus I
or MAT
202
Calculus II
One Life Science
One Earth Science
One Physical Science
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Required Courses
81 Credit Hours
EDU
202
Introduction to Teaching and Learning
EDU
242
Introduction to Technology and Portfolio Design
EDU
321
General Methods of Instruction
EDU
355
Tests and Measurements
EDU
357
Classroom Management
EDU
471
Critical Curriculum Studies
EDU
481
Internship
EEL
301
Elementary Reading Instruction 15 hour practicum
EEL
302
Children’s Literature: Reading Across the Content Areas 12 hour service learning
EEL
342
Elementary Methods of Social Studies 20 hour practicum
EEL
362
Elementary Methods of Mathematics 20 hour practicum
EEL
364
Elementary Methods in the Sciences 20 hour practicum
EEL
365
Elementary Methods in the Arts 20 hour practicum
EEL
431
Elementary Methods of Language Arts 20 hour practicum
EEL
455
Diagnostic Reading 20 hour practicum
ESE
309
Introduction to Exceptionality
ESE
330
Techniques in Assessment of Exceptional Children 15 hour practicum
ESE
365
Language Development and Speech Disabilities (FS)
ESE
420
Instructional Practices: Elementary Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 25 hour practicum
ESE
425
Instructional Practices: Secondary Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 25 hour practicum
ESE
470
Senior Research Seminar in Special Education
ESL
315
Cross Cultural Communications
ESL
325
Applied Linguistics (Approved for ESOL Credit)
ESL
415
ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development 30 hour practicum
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