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Elementary Education (K-6) Block Schedule

This block schedule is not to be used in lieu of your Program of Study but to assist in appropriate sequencing of course work and for planning each term. This schedule is intended to be a suggested sequence for the program; however, completion of the program is subject to course availability. This tentative schedule is subject to change. The schedule assumes that:

  • You begin courses in the Fall Term (August - December)
  • You have satisfied all program prerequisites, foreign language, and General Education requirements
  • You have passing scores on all four parts of the CLAST exam or General Knowledge (GK) exam.
  • You are a full-time student, can take day and evening classes, and will have continuous enrollment.

Junior Year

Fall Term (14 hours)

  • EDF 3151 Nature of the Learner
  • EDG 3324 Methods of Conceptual Teaching
  • EDF 3945 Field Laboratory I
  • TSL 3080 Principles and Issues in TESOL
  • LAE 3210 Foundations of Literacy

Spring Term (15 hours)

  • EDF 4444 Assessment of Learning Behavior
  • LAE 3211 Meth/Res/ of Literacy
  • MAE 3312 Math Methods
  • EDF 3946 Field Laboratory II

Summer Term (9 hours)

  • HSC 3301 Health/Movement Methods
  • EEX 3202 Psych/Social Exp.
  • EDG 4410 Classroom Management

Senior Year

Fall Term (16 hours)

  • LAE 4312 Measurement, Evaluation & Planning for Literacy Development
  • TSL 4340 TESOL Methods & Curriculum
  • EDG 4373 Visual Arts & Music Methods
  • SSE 3313 Social Studies Methods
  • SCE 3310 Science Methods for Elementary Teachers

Spring Term (12 hour)

  • EDE 4943 Practicum II: Student Internship


  1. Field Labs I and II require at least 5 daytime hours per week at an assigned school site.
  2. Successful completion of Field I and II are prerequisited for internship.
  3. TSL 4340 must be taken after TSL 3080 and after both Field I and II.
  4. Field II cannot be taken with or before Field I.
  5. Applications for Spring internships are due the 4th week of preceding Semester. Applications for Fall internships are due the 4th week of the preceding Spring.
  6. .A transfer student with 60 semester hours but without an AA degree from a Florida public institution should complete any missing General Education requirements as noted on the Transfer Evaluation. Course work to satisfy missing General Education may be found in the university catalog.
  7. Effective July 1, 2002, Elementary Ed Certification becomes a K-6 certification.
  8. Elem Ed K-6 is a 126 hour program.