First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (College of Lake County)

  • ENG 121 (English Composition I) 3 credits
  • MTH 121 (Math for Elementary Teaching I) 3 credits
  • PSY 121 (Introduction to Psychology) 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts (Art, Music or Theater) 3 credits
  • EDU 121 (Introduction to Teaching) 3 credits

Spring Semester (College of Lake County)

  • ENG 122 (English Composition II) 3 credits
  • BIO 120 or 141 (Environmental Biology or Concepts in Biology) 4 credits
  • MTH 221 (Math for Elementary Teachers II) 3 credits
  • HIST 221 or 222 (United States History to 1876 or United States History 1876 to Present) 3 credits
  • EDU 124 (Child Development for Educations) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (College of Lake County)

  • CMM 121 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits
  • GEG 121 (Physical Geography) 3 credits
  • ENG 228, 229, 241, 243, 246, 247 or 249 (20th Century to Present, Introduction to Poetry, Introduction to Fiction, Latin American Writers, International Women Writers of Children's Literature) 3 credits
  • EDU 224 (Diversity in Schools) 3 credits
  • MTH 124 (College Algebra) 3 credits

Spring Semester (College of Lake County)

  • PSC 121 (American National Politics) 3 credits
  • HST 121 or 122 (Western Civilization) 3 credits
  • EDU 222 (The Exceptional Child) 3 credits
  • MTH 142 (General Education Statistics) 3 credits
  • Concentration/Elective (See options below) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • ELED 300 (Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment) 3 credits
  • ELED 301 (Foundation & Community) 3 credits
  • ELED 303 (Field Experience I) 1 credit
  • DLED 358 (Linguistics for ESL Teachers) 3 credits
  • SPED 342 or 346 (Characteristics & Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities Focus: Cognition or Learning) 4 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • EDUC 201 (Language & Culture) 3 credits
  • READ 320 (Methods of Teaching Reading K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • ELED 341 (Methods & Materials for Teaching Mathematics & Science in K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • ELED 328 (Field Experience II) 1 credit
  • DLED 373 (Assessment of Bilingual Students) 3 credits
  • DLED 374 (Methods & Materials for Teaching Bilingual Students) 3 credits
  • SPED 343 or 345 (Characteristics & Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities Focus: Behavior or Physical Health) 4 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • READ 333 (Strategies & Materials for Teaching Content Area Literacy & Social Studies) 3 credits
  • EDUC 321 (Integrating Health, Arts & Physical Education Across the Curriculum) 3 credits
  • ELED 348 (Field Experience III) 1 credit
  • DLED 375 (Methods & Materials for Teaching ESL) 3 credits
  • SPED 340 (Assessment in Special Education) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ELED 370 (Student Teaching in Elementary Education) 12 credits
  • EDUC 003 (edTPA Coaching) 0 credits

^=Grade of C or better required

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

*CORE Experiential Learning Course - Determined by Major.

CLC Concentration/Electives: EDU 121, 124, 222, 223, 224, 225, 242, GXS 121, MTH 122, 142 or EDU 299

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