First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • English 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MATH 121 (Mathematics for Teachers I) 4 credits
  • LIT 223 (Introduction to Literary Analysis) 3 credits
  • Education 101 (Introduction to Education) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • English 102 (Composition II) 3 credits
  • Political Science 201 (The National Government) 3 credits
  • MATH 122 (Mathematics for Teachers II) 4 credits
  • History 111 or 112 (History of American People to 1865 or History of American People from 1865) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

FALL SEMESTER (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Speech 101 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication) 3 credits
  • Biology 119 (Environmental Biology) 4 credits
  • MATH 140 (College Algebra) 3 credits
  • CHLD DV 101 (Human Growth & Development) 3 credits
  • SOC 201 (Introduction to the Study of Society) 3 credits

SPRING SEMESTER (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • GEOG 201 (Physical Geography) 3 credits
  • Education 103 (Students with Disabilities in School) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • ECON 201 (Principles of Economics I) 3 credits
  • PSYC 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

FALL SEMESTER (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • SPED 300 (Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment) 3 credits
  • SPED 301 (Foundations & Community) 3 credits
  • SPED 303 (Field Experience I) 1 credit
  • SPED 342 (Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities: Focus on Cognition) 4 credits

SPRING SEMESTER (Roosevelt University)

  • EDUC 201 (Language & Culture) 3 credits
  • READ 320 (Methods of Teaching Reading K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • EDUC 321 (Integrating Health, Arts, Physical Education in Curriculum) 3 credits
  • SPED 328 (Field Experience II) 1 credit
  • SPED 345 (Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities: Physical Health) 3 credits
  • SPED 343 (Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities: Behavior) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

FALL SEMESTER (Roosevelt University)

  • READ 333 (Strategies & Materials for Teaching Literacy and Social Studies K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • SPED 341 (Methods of Teaching Math & Science K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • SPED 348 (Field Experience III) 1 credit
  • SPED 340 (Assessment in Special Education) 3 credits
  • SPED 346 (Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities: Learning) 3 credits
  • SPED 350 (Technology for Special Education) 3 credits

SPRING SEMESTER (Roosevelt University)

  • SPED 361 (Internship in Special Education) 4 credits
  • SPED 366 (Student Teaching Seminar) 8 credits
  • EDUC 003 (edTPA Coaching) 0 credits

Students transferring to Roosevelt University may begin professional education methods courses in the first semester upon verification of the Test of Academic Proficiency Exam (TAP), ACT Plus Writing or SAT meet the minimum score requirements for licensure. Please contact the College of Education advisor to discuss your specific program plan and transfer coursework.

*TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Grade of C-or higher required for major courses

Please note that with the transfer of an AA or AS degree all Roosevelt University general education core requirements are completed unless a pre-requisite general education course is needed for the major.