Undergraduate Catalog - School of Education - Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education | Judson University Christian College

 

Education Endorsements/Approvals

These options are available to all Education students unless otherwise noted.

Bilingual Endorsement

18 Hours + Clinical

Overview

(Completion of this concentration will lead to a Bilingual endorsement on the teaching certificate only upon successfully passing the language exam requirement.)

Requirements

  • EDU214 Found of Lang/Minority Education
  • EDU314 Assessment English Lang Learners
  • EDU313 Cross-Cultural Education
  • EDU316 Linguistic Considerations for Reading & Writing/New Language
  • EDU317 Meth/Materials of Teaching ESL
  • EDU318 Meth/Materials - Teaching BL Education
  • EDU331B1 Clinical I: Bilingual/ESL
  • EDU331B2 Clinical II: Bilingual/ESL
  • State Language Exam (If endorsement is desired)

Important Notes

  • This is a "stand alone" endorsement that presumes the teacher candidate already has language proficiency. If additional coursework in a language is needed in order to successfully pass the state's language exam, it may not be possible to complete degree requirements in four years.
  • For students pursuing this endorsement, student teaching may be increased from 11 weeks to 14 weeks (and from 10 to 12 credit hours) to include a "split" experience (7 weeks in a bilingual classroom and 7 weeks in a "regular" classroom.
  • The Bilingual Clinicals I and II are in addition to the clinical experiences that are already a part of the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Programs.

ESL Endorsement

18 Hours + Clinical

Objective

The completion of this concentration will lead to an ESL endorsement on the teaching certificate.

Requirements

  • EDU214 Found of Language Minority Education
  • EDU314 Assessment of English Language Learners
  • EDU311 Tech Instr/Tchrs Lang Min Students
  • EDU313 Cross-Cultural Education
  • EDU316 Linguistic Considerations for Reading & Writing/New Language
  • EDU317 Meth/Materials of Teaching ESL
  • EDU331B1 Clinical I: Bilingual/ESL
  • EDU331B2 Clinical II: Bilingual/ESL
  • For students pursuing this endorsement, student teaching may be increased from 11 weeks to 14 weeks (and from 10 to 12 credit hours) to include a "split" experience (7 weeks in an ESL classroom and 7 weeks in a "regular" classroom).
  • The ESL Clinicals I and II are in addition to the clinical experiences that are already a part of the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Programs.

LBS1 Endorsement

Required = 14 Hours

  • SPE105 Introduction to Special Education
  • SPE332 Character/Meth Intermed/Mid Sc SPED
  • SPE313 Characteristics/Meth/ECED SPED
  • SPE327 Assessment in Special Education
  • SPE328 Exceptional Child
  • LBS1 Test #155

ECED/SPED Endorsement

17 hours (Early Childhood Majors Only)

  • SPE105 Introduction to Special Education
  • EDU308 Language Development/Young Children
  • SPE313 Characteristics/Meth/ECED SPED
  • SPE327 Assessment in Special Education
  • EDU330 Child Family/Community Relationships
  • SPE328 Exceptional Child
  • SPED/ECED Content Test

ECED/SPED Approval

15 Hours (Early Childhood Majors only)

  • EDU308 Language Development/Young Children
  • SPE313 Characteristics/Meth/ECED SPED
  • SPE327 Assessment in Special Education
  • EDU330 Child Family/Community Relationship
  • SPE328 Exceptional Child

Health Endorsement

24 Hours (Physical Education K-12 Only)

  • BIO272 Principles Human Anat/Physiol w/Lab
  • ESS101 Wellness
  • ESS241 Principles of Health
  • ESS244 Environ Health & Safety
  • ESS245 Community Health
  • ESS372 Health Nutrition
  • ESS375X Health Aspect/Chem Dependency
  • ESS460 Health Education and Promotion
  • PSY411X Christian Values/Human Sexuality

Note: In order to be certified in secondary health education



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