Recommended Schedule of Coursework | ECE/Elem Authorization/Multiple Subjects Endorsement

Earn a Bachelor’s degree and an Oregon Teaching license in 4 years. The program for the Education & Learning Major with ECE/Elem Authorization/Multiple Subjects Endorsement features student teaching as the capstone project and includes courses for earning an ESOL endorsement (highly desirable).

Semester One | Fall

Course Credits Comments
Core requirements with some electives
PSY 150 Intro to Psychology 4 Sometime in first year is best
ED 260 Foundations of Education 2 Could also be Semester 2, 3, or 4
Total 12-15  

Semester Two | Spring

Winter Core Requirements or an elective 2
Course Credits Comments
ED 260 Foundations of Education 2 Could also be taken semester 3 or 4
Philosophical or social foundations course 4 Could do both
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 4 Sometime in first year is best
MATH 22X Math for Elementary Teachers I/II (both recommended) 4 Courses alternate each spring
Core requirements with some electives 
Total 4-14  

Semester Three | Fall

Course Credits Comments
ED 308 Learning Communities I 2 Could be semester 5
Philosophical or social foundations course 4 Could do both
ED 260 Foundations in Education 2 Could also be semester 2 or 4
PSY Development course 4 Semester 4 or 5
ED 370 School and Society 2 Semester 5 also
Core requirements, focal studies, or electives
Total 10-14  

Semester Four | Spring

Winter Elective 2
Course Credits Comments
PSY Development Course 4 Semester 3 or 5 also
ED 260 Foundations of Education 2 Could also be semester 2 or 3
MATH 22X Math for Elementary Teachers I/II (both recommended) 4 Courses alternate each spring
ED 361 Ed Psych 4 Could be semester 5
Core requirements, focal studies, or electives
Total 8-14  

Take ORELA. Apply for admission to the COE by the end of 2nd year. Interview sem 4 or sem 5 with passing test scores

Semester Five | Fall

Courses Credits Comments
ED 361 Ed Psych 4 Could be semester 4
PSY Development Course 4 Could be semester 3
ED 370 School and Society 2 Could be semester 3
ED 420 Language Acquisition in Children 2 Could be semester 7
ED 428 Teaching Reading through Child & Adolescent Literature 2 Could be semester 7
ED 308 Learning Communities I 2 Could be semester 3
ESOL 460 Foundations of ESOL Methods 2  
Core requirements, focal studies, or electives
Total  6-18  

Must be admitted to College of Education by end of Fall term in order to take Spring classes. Admission includes fingerprint clearance.

Semester Six | Spring

Winter EDUC 453 Literacy and English Language Learners (online) 2 Could also be summer (online)
Course Credits Comments
ED 431 General Methods, Assessment, Management 2  
ED 343 Math/Science/Health 4  
ED 410 Expressive Art 2  
ED 397 Field Experience 1 Co-req with Methods I, III, IV
ED 300 Intro to Early Childhood 4  
MATH 22X Foundations of Arithmetic/Foundations of Geometry (both recommended) 4 Courses alternate each spring
Core requirements, focal studies, or electives
Total 13-17  
Summer (online) Literacy and English Language Learners 2 Recommended elective for ESOL & Reading endorsement. Could also be winter

Semester Seven | Fall

Course Credits Comments
ED 436 Technology Across the Curriculum 2  
ED 309 Learning Communities: Diversity 2  
ED 408 Reading and Language Arts 4  
ED 420 Language Acquisition in Children 2 Could be semester 5
ED 428 Teaching Reading through Child & Adolescent Literature 2 Could be semester 5
ED 459 Preparing the Work Sample 2  
PSY Development Course 4 Last possibility
ESOL 444 Educational Linguistics for ESOL Teachers 3  
ESOL 464 ESOL Methos, Assessment, and Technology 2  
Core requirements, focal studies, or electives
Total  10-23  

Semester Eight | Spring

Winter Differentiation & Collaboration in the Inclusive Classroom 2
Student Teaching begins in January
Course Credits Comments
EDUC-475 Student Teaching 12  
EDUC-476 Learning Communities 2  
ESOL 474 Practicum 2 Must be taken during student teaching after other ESOL coursework complete
Total 18