Teacher Education


Overview & Academics

The Teacher Education Program is a licensure program which offers majors in the following areas:

  • Elementary Education (grades K-6)
  • Middle Grades (grades 6-9) in the areas of Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.
  • Special Education

We also offer a minor in Secondary Education (grades 9-12) in the areas of Biology, English, History and Math.

The Teacher Education Program is accredited by both the State of North Carolina and CAEP, a national accrediting body for Teacher Education programs. Students with a degree in the Teacher Education Program are eligible for licensure by the State of North Carolina upon completion of all requirements.

 

Dr. Danielle R. Madrazo, EdD
Director of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Education
dmadrazo@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5165

Dr. Patricia Brewer
Associate Professor
Coordinator of Special Education
pdbrewer@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5220

Dr. Lois Hart
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Field Assignments
lhart@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5164

Career Options

Elementary Education Teacher
Middle School Teacher
Special Education Teacher
Secondary Teacher

Program Admission Criteria:

  • PRAXIS Core Exam
  • Overall GPA of 3.0
  • Admission Interview
  • Writing Sample
  • Recommendations

Undergraduate Plan

Fall Semester Credits
ENG 111 Writing I 3
MAT 111 Survey of Mathematics 3
EXS 100 Fitness & Wellness 2
ART/ENT/HUM/MUS Fine Arts Requirement 3
CIS 310 Information Systems Concepts 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 17


Spring Semester Credits
ENG 112 Writing II 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
REL 101 or 115 Religious Studies Requirement 3
BIO 101 Life Science 3
BIO 102 Life Science Laboratory 1
GEO 101 World Geography 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16

Fall Semester Credits

HIS 111 The United States to 1865 3
ENG Literature Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Lab Requirement 1
PSY 201 Psychological Development in Childhood 3
ENG 130 Fundamentals of Communication 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits

EDU 202 Educational Theory and Practice 3
Ethics Requirement 3
ECO/GEO/JUS Social Science Requirement 3
EDU 205 Introduction to Teaching 3
International Studies Requirement 2
EDU 210 Books for Children, K-6 3
Elective
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TOTAL HOURS: 16

Fall Semester Credits

EXS 301 Personal and Community Health 3
SPE 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
EDU 321 Curriculum in Elementary Education* 3
HIS 321 or 318 North Carolina History or History of the South 3
EDU 310 Technology in Education* 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits

ENG 409 Systems of Grammar 3
EDU 312 Reading, K-6* 3
EDU 405 Educational Assessment 3
EDU 313 Language Arts, K-6* 3
EDU 307 Laboratory Methods in Science for 3
the Elementary School Teacher
HUM 303 Integrated Arts in Classroom Teaching 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 18

Fall Semester Credits

HIS 344 Elementary Methods & Materials in Social Studies 3
MAT 302 Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School 4
EDU 400 Education Foundations and Diversity* 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 13


Spring Semester Credits

EDU 416 Classroom Management and Collaborative Leadership Seminar* 3
EDU 418 Directed Teaching: Elementary Education* 9
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TOTAL HOURS: 12