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Agenda Item FA 19-10

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COEHS (Undergraduate) – (Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL, Foundations & Secondary Education, Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management):

New Courses, Courses Changes, New Minor, & Programs of Study (4 packages)

02/07/19: Passed

02/08/19: Approved

Log Number: 201808-4

Childhood education, Literacy & TESOL – Undergraduate


Log Number: 201808-100

Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL – Undergraduate


Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program

Bachelor of Arts in Education – Elementary Education

Concentration: Elementary Education (K-6)


Summary of the changes:

We are reducing the total credit hours for the elementary education (K-6) POS from 126 to 120 credits to better enable students to graduate in four years. As part of this package we want to:

 

  1. Remove EDF2085 Introduction to Diversity for Educators (3 cr.) and EME2040 Introduction to Technology for Educators (3 cr.) as prerequisites for admission to the program. These courses can no longer be required for teacher education programs in FL. We are also removing HSC3303 Health and Movement Methods (3 cr.) from the list of required courses. We are encouraging, but not requiring students to take all 3 courses in the freshmen/sophomore years.
  2. Change EDG4373 Visual Arts and Music Methods (3 cr.) from a 4000 to 3000 level course and remove it from the list of required courses. We are also changing the name to Integrating the Arts in Elementary Formal and Informal Learning Environments. The course description and learning outcomes are being changed to reflect the course focus on integrating the arts into the regular classroom. We are encouraging, but not requiring students to take the course in the freshman/sophomore years.
  3. Remove EDF3945 Field Laboratory I (2-4 cr.) and EDF 3946 Field Laboratory II (2-4 cr.) which are both general educational field courses from the POS. We are replacing them with 2 new courses that specifically focus on the skills and dispositions needed to teach in elementary classrooms. The 2 courses are: EDG3XXX Elementary Field Experience I (2 cr.) and EDG3XXX Elementary Field Experience II (2 cr.).
  4. Create a new course EDG3XXX Introduction to Elementary Classroom Teaching (1 cr.). This course will orient elementary education students to the structure and curriculum of contemporary elementary classrooms.
  5. Add a new elective course EDG4XXX Teaching All Learners in a Differentiated P-6 Classroom (3 cr.) to the POS. This course was created in APC log# 201808-4. It will provide future P-6 teachers with a variety of strategies to meet the learning needs of all students in the regular classroom. As part of this change, we are making EEX3202 Psychology and Sociology of Learners with Exceptionalities (3 cr.) an elective course. Students will be able to choose either of these courses to fulfill program requirements.
  6. Reduce the credit hours of SSE3313 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Teachers (4 cr.) to 3 cr. This is being done to remove an arts focus and to better emphasize the integration of social studies with English language arts and ESOL. We are making LAE3211 Literacy Instruction and Assessment (6 cr.) and TSL4340 TESOL Methods and Curriculum (3 cr.) co-requisites. The course description and learning outcomes for SSE3313 are being revised to reflect those changes. We are adding SSC3313 as a co-requisite to LAE3211 and TSL4340.
  7. Remove MAE3312 Mathematics Methods for Elementary Teachers (4 cr.) as a prerequisite for SCE3310 Science Methods for Elementary Teachers (3 cr.). Success in SCE3310 is not dependent upon completion of MAE3312.
  8. Update course description and learning outcomes for EDG3324 Methods of Conceptual Teaching (3 cr.) to reflect current research and best practices in the field.
  9. Add EDG3XXX Elementary Field Experience I (2 cr.) as a co-requisite for LAE3210 Foundations of Literacy (3 cr.). Add EDG3XXX Elementary Field Experience II (2 cr.) as a co-requisite for SCE3310 Science Methods for Elementary Teachers (3 cr.).
  10. Revise learning outcomes for EDE4943 Practicum II: Student Teaching Internship (12 cr.) to better reflect best practices in the field, teacher accreditation requirements, and to enable students to graduate with a reading endorsement. We are also correcting a catalog error by removing a prerequisite.
  11. Make editorial changes to the POS to correct errors in language mechanics and to provide better clarity for students. 

 

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Log Number: 201808-57

Foundations & Secondary Education – Undergraduate


Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program

Bachelor of Arts in Education – Math Education

Concentration: Math (6-12)


Summary of the changes:

As per BOG request, program faculty members are revising the Secondary Mathematics Education 6-12 program from 126 to within 120 total credit hours. As part of these revisions, two math content courses, MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differential Equations (3 credits) and MHF 3404 (GM) History of Mathematics (3 Credits), will be removed from the major requirements section. A one credit-hour elective will be added in place. As a result of these changes, the upper-level credit-hours will be 60 hours (core requirements 16 hours, major requirements 31 hours, elective 1 hour, and internship 12 hours). When combined with the lower-level 60 credit-hours, the program will fulfill meet BOG's requirements.

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Log Number: 201808-98

Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management – Undergraduate

 

Add a new minor

Minor: Fitness Management

 

Summary of Changes:

The 12 credit hour minor in fitness management is designed to help prepare students interested in working in the fitness industry. All but one course already exists in the UNF Catalog. The one new class developed for this minor was the only new course necessary to provide students with the necessary content knowledge for the minor. The Brooks College of Health (BCH) was consulted prior to developing this minor, as it impacts one of their courses. BCH is supportive of this minor.

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