2 + 2 Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education

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Freshman and Sophomore Year Requirements (Community College)

12 Hr English (select a two course sequence of both composition and literature)
One additional course may be transferred for an English Endorsement1

Community College Courses2

Equivalent Course @ MSU3

ENG 1113 English Composition I
ENG 1123 English Composition II
ENG 2223 American Literature I
ENG 2233 American Literature II
ENG 2323 English Literature I
ENG 2333 English Literature II
ENG 2154 Traditional Grammar

EN 1103 English Composition I
EN 1113 English Composition II
EN 2243 American Literature I
EN 2253 American Literature II
EN 2213 English Literature I
EN 2223 English Literature II
EN 2990 Special Topics: Grammar

12 Hr Mathematics (select the first four)

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

MAT 1313 College Algebra
MAT 1723 Real Number Systems
MAT 1743 Problem Solving w/Real Numbers
MAT 1733 Geometry, Measurement & Prob

MA 1313 College Algebra
MA 1413 Structure Real Numbers
MA 1423 Problem Solving w/Real Numbers
MA 1433 Informal Geometry and Measurement

One additional course from the list below may be transferred for a Mathematics Endorsement

MAT 1323 Trigonometry
MAT 1333 Finite Math & Intro to Calculus
MAT 1513 Business Calculus I
MAT 1523 Business Calculus II
MAT 1613 Calculus I
MAT 1623 Calculus II
MAT 2613 Calculus III
MAT 2623 Calculus IV
MAT 2323 Statistics

MA 1323 Trigonometry
MA 1463 Finite & Introduction to Calculus
MA 1613 Calc for Business & Life Science I
MA 1623 Calc for Business & Life Science II
MA 1713 Calculus I
MA 1723 Calculus II
MA 2733 Calculus III
MA 2743 Calculus IV
MA 2113 Statistics

1An endorsement is documentation issued by the MS Department of Education verifying that a teacher has completed additional hours in a specialized subject area beyond his/her degreerequirements.

2Course codes, numbering, and titles are based on the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges 2007 Uniform Course Numbering System.

3Equivalent courses at MSU are based on the 2007 Articulation Agreement between the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges.

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

PHY 2243 Physical Science Survey I
PHY 2241 Physical Science Survey I Lab
OR
PHY 2244 Physical Science Survey I

PH 1013 Physical Science Survey I
PH 1011 Physical Science Survey I Lab


PHY 2253 Physical Science Survey II
PHY 2251 Physical Science Survey II Lab
OR
PHY 2254 Physical Science Survey II

PH 1023 Physical Science Survey II
PH 1021 Physical Science Survey II Lab

 

PHY 2413 General Physics I
PHY 2411 General Physics I Lab
OR
PHY 2414 General Physics I

PH 1113 General Physics

BIO 1313 Botany I
BIO 1311 Botany I Lab
OR
BIO 1314 Botany I

BIO 1203 Plant Biology

BIO 1133 General Biology I
BIO 1131 General Biology I Lab
OR
BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1143 General Biology  II
BIO 1141 General Biology  II Lab
OR
BIO 1144 General Biology  II

Students who complete the sequence receive credit for 2 lab sciences on MSU Core

BIO 1513 Prin of Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 1511 Prin of Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
OR
BIO 1514 Prin of Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 1004 Anatomy & Physiology

CHE 1213 General Chemistry I
CHE 1211 General Chemistry I Lab
OR
CHE 1214 General Chemistry I

CH 1213 Chemistry I
CH 1211 Investigations in Chemistry I


CHE 1223 General Chemistry II
CHE 1221 General Chemistry II Lab
OR
CHE 1224 General Chemistry II

CH 1223 Chemistry II
CH 1221 Investigations in Chemistry II


BIO 2923 Microbiology
BIO 2921 Microbiology Lab
OR
BIO 2924 Microbiology

BIO 3304 General Microbiology

 

3 Hr Fine Arts (select one)

Community College Courses
ART 1113 Art Appreciation
ART 2713 Art History I
ART 2723 Art History II
SPT 2233 Theatre Appreciation
MUS 1113 Music Appreciation

Equivalent Course @ MSU
ART 1113 Art Appreciation
ART 1013 Art History I
ART 1023 Art History II
CO 1503 Introduction to Theatre
MU 1113 History & Appreciation of Music

12 Hr Social Studies (select four; at least two of the four must in ECO, GEO, PSC, or SOC)
One additional course may be transferred for a Social Studies Endorsement

Community College Courses
ECO 2113 Macroeconomics
ECO 2123 Microeconomics
HIS 2213 American (US) History I
HIS 2223 American (US) History II
HIS 1113 Western Civilization I
HIS 1123 Western Civilization II
GEO 1113 World Geography
PSC 1113 American National Government
SOC 2113 Sociology Problems
SOC 2143 Marriage and Family

Equivalent Course @ MSU
EC 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 2123 Principles of Microeconomics
HI 1063 Early US History
HI 1073 Modern US History
HI 1213 Early West World
HI 1223 Modern West World
GR 1123 Intro to World Geography
PS 1113 American Government
SO 1003 Introduction to Sociology
SO 1103 Contemporary Social Problems
SO 1203 Marriage and Family

12 Hr Science (select three)
One additional course may be transferred for a Science Endorsement

Community College Courses
PHY 2244 Physical Science I
PHY 2254 Physical Science II
PHY 2514 Physics w/Calc I + Lab
PHY 2524 Physics w/ Cal II + Lab
PHY 2414 General Physics I
BIO 1314 Botany I
BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1144 General Biology II
BIO 2514 Anatomy & Physiology I
CHE 1214 General Chemistry I
OR
CHE 1114 Chemistry Survey
CHE 1224 General Chemistry II
BIO 2924 Microbiology

Equivalent Course @ MSU
PH 1013 Physical Science Survey I
PH 1011 Physical Science Lab I
PH 1023 Physical Science Survey II
PH 1021 Physical Science Lab II
PH 2213 Physics I
PH 2233 Physics III
PH 1113 General Physics
BIO 1203 Plant Biology

Students who complete the sequence receive credit for 2 lab sciences on MSU Core

BIO 1004 Anatomy & Physiology
CH 1213 Chemistry I
CH 1211 Investigations in Chemistry I
OR
CH 1043 Survey of Chemistry I
CH 1223 Chemistry II
CH 1221 Investigations in Chemistry II
OR
CH 1053 Survey of Chemistry II
CH 1051 Experimental Chemistry
BIO 3304 General Microbiology


3 Hr Education

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

EDU 1613 Foundations in Education

EDF 3333 Social Foundations of Education

6 Hr Two additional courses (one course in each of the two required endorsement areas)
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60 Total hours to transfer to Mississippi State University

Junior and Senior Year Requirements (Mississippi State University)

57 Hr Professional Education Requirements

RDG 3113 Early Literacy I
RDG 3123 Early Literacy II
EDE 3123 Early Childhood Education
EDE 3233 Early/Mid Level Teaching Children’s Literature
EDX 3213 Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children and Youth
RDG 3413 Mid Level Lit I
RDG 3423 Mid Level Lit II
EDE 3223 Mid Level Education
EDF 3423 Exploring Diversity Through Writing
EDE 4113 Early/Mid Level Teaching Science
EDE 4123 Early/Mid Level Teaching Mathematics
RDG 4133 Integrating Lang Arts in Content
EDE 4143 Teaching Elementary and Mid Level Social Studies
MU 3123/EDE 3443 Creative Arts
EDE 4886 Elem/Middle Teaching Internship
EDE 4896 Elem/Middle Teaching Internship
EDE 4883 Managing Elem/Mid Level Classroom

6 Hr Choose one elective from each endorsement area
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63 Total hours completed at MSU

60 Total hours transferred to Mississippi State University from Community College
63 Total hours completed at Mississippi State University
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123 Total hours required for Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education

*Students must take at least half of their degree program at Mississippi State University.

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