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
Associate Professor
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