Dec 03, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    ECED 4710 - Advanced Guidance and Planning for Early Childhood Education

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A synthesis of guidance and planning with an emphasis on assessment, appropriate objectives and strategies for individual and specific groups of children. Requires both lecture and lab time.
    Pre-requisite(s): CHF 1500 , ECED 2500 , ECED 2600 , ECED 2610 , and ECED 2620 .
    Co-Requisite(s): Students majoring in EC, ECE, or taking an early childhood specialization with their K-6 license will register for the section that is offered the first 5 weeks of the semester, and take it concurrently with ECED 4720 .
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: ECED 3640 .
  
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    ECED 4720 INT - Student Teaching in the Children’s School

    Credits: (6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Experience in application of generalizations regarding growth, guidance, and development of children in the Melba S. Lehner Children’s School. For juniors and seniors.
    Pre-requisite(s): CHF 1500 ECED 2500 , ECED 2600 , ECED 2610 , and ECED 2620 .
    Co-Requisite(s): To be taken concurrently with ECED 4710 
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: ECED 3640 .
    May be repeated 2 times up to 9 credit hours.
  
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    ECED 4721 - Student Teaching K-3

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Student teaching provides a full-time 14-week, immersion experience for students in the early primary grades. Students are placed in one public school classroom and spend the entire semester there. The focus is the study of developmentally appropriate practices using NAEYC standards for primary grades. During student teaching, students steadily increase their leadership in classroom responsibilities including curriculum development in math, science, language arts, and social studies; classroom design; child guidance; assessment; family involvement; health and safety; and the development of a professional role in the public school-early childhood classroom. Supervision provided by university supervisor and field-based professionals to meet national professional standards and support mastery of knowledge, skills, dispositions required for teacher certification concentration in Early Childhood Education (Kindergarten - grade 3).
    Pre-requisite(s): ECED 2610 , ECED 2620 , ECED 4130 , ECED 4230 , ECED 4710 , ECED 4720 ; EDUC 3115 , EDUC 3120 , EDUC 3230 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4345 ; ECED 4620  or (EDUC 3205  and EDUC 3270 ). 

     

  
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    ECED 4730 - Early Childhood/Early Childhood Education Program Development

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course prepares students with skills specific to leadership roles in early childhood education programs including: professional ethics, ensuring the health and safety of children, ongoing quality improvement, program leadership, planning, and management. Content and skills focus on practices endorsed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and are aligned with the NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECED 2600 , ECED 2610 , ECED 2620 , or consent of the instructor, and concurrent or prior enrollment in ECED 4710  and ECED 4720 .
  
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    ECED 4800 - Individual Research

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Supervised projects and primary research in various areas of Child and Family Studies. Limited to advanced students upon consent of faculty supervisor.
    May be repeated up to 6 credit hours.
  
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    ECED 4810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
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    ECED 4820 - Child Observation Seminar

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Block Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The Child Observation Seminar is a small group reflective practice seminar. Students meet weekly to view and discuss video clips from work with young children in school, home, or community settings. Groups are facilitated to support early childhood professionals in feeling and awareness in their subjective emotional present, toward new experiences of themselves with children, families, and fellow early childhood professionals that may transform their work.
  
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    ECED 4830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Individually chosen readings on specialized topics supervised by a faculty member. Credit for this course towards a Child and Family Studies major or minor will only be accepted when the course is completed with a grade of B- or better.
    Pre-requisite(s): Consent of faculty supervisor prior to registration.
    May be repeated up to 3 credit hours.
  
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    ECED 4860 INT - Practicum in Early Childhood

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students apply knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to plan and teach a culturally appropriate curriculum for young children. The practicum requires 45 field experience hours for each credit hour registered. A background check is required for all early childhood field experiences.

    Consent of instructor or faculty advisor is required prior to registration.
    Pre-requisite(s): CHF 1500 ECED 2500 , ECED 2600 , ECED 2610 , ECED 2620  and ECED 3640 .
    Suggested Requisite(s): Can be taken concurrently with ECED 4710  and ECED 4720 
    May be repeated up to 6 credit hours.

  
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    ECED 4890 - Internship in Early Childhood

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course fee will be used to provide coaching support for field experiences associated with this course.
    Description: Provides academic credit for on-the-job learning experience as a bridge to becoming a professional in the early childhood field. Ethical conduct related to working with children and families will be studied. Professional activities will include goal setting, strategies, and documentation of progress are included in a final Professional Development Integrated Statement. Students arrange their own field placement in a professional setting with the help of the instructor. 120 field experience hours are required for 3 credits (40 hours/credit). Prior consent of the faculty instructor is required. A background check will be required for work in most early childhood settings. 3-credits are required for Early Childhood BS majors.
    Pre-requisite(s): For Early Childhood BS majors: ECED 4710  and ECED 4720 , or consent of faculty supervisor.
  
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    ECED 4900 - Career Strategy Seminar

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Open to first semester Juniors through first semester Seniors in all academic schools. Course objectives are to help students develop a career strategy to meet expected career goals, i.e., acquire a career position or successfully prepare for graduate school acceptance.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    ECED 4910 - Children & Families: Variable Titles

    Credits: (1-3)
    Variable
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An in-depth examination of the conceptual knowledge, research, theory and applied skills investigating specific topics for early childhood and family life educators such as becoming a teacher leader, observation and assessment, children’s health and well-being, infant mental health, or trauma informed care and teaching.
  
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    ECED 4920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult the class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
    Note: This course is taught as needed.
  
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    ECED 4980 - Early Childhood Senior Synthesis Seminar

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Synthesis of Early Childhood/Elementary Education program of study with specific emphasis on beginning a professional career in teaching. Senior project not required.
    Suggested Requisite(s): To be taken concurrently with student teaching.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    ECED 4990 - Seminar in Early Childhood Education

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This is an Early Childhood Education capstone course in which students synthesize and demonstrate learning outcomes expected for all ECE professional standards and competencies.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECED 2500 , ECED 2600 , and ECED 3500  or instructor’s consent.
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: ECED 3640 , ECED 4710 , and ECED 4720 .
  
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    ECED 4990A - Seminar in Child Development

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Discussion and analysis of special topics for advanced Early Childhood and Early Childhood Education majors.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECED 2500 , ECED 2600 , ECED 3640 , and ECED 3500  (or EDUC 2010 ) or instructor’s consent, and concurrent or prior enrollment in ECED 4710  and ECED 4720 .
  
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    ECON 1010 SS - Economics as a Social Science

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An introduction to basic economic institutions and principles of economics for non-business and non-economics majors. The primary objective of the course is to provide a framework of economic approaches useful in the analysis of social problems. Topics include poverty, economic systems, crime, pollution, health, discrimination, unemployment, inflation, and the role of government in the economy.
  
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    ECON 1100 SS - Environmental Issues and Economic Policy

    Credits: (3)
    Description: An analysis of policies which affect environmental resources. Emphasis on economic analysis of renewable and nonrenewable resources, pollution, and public policy. This course demonstrates economic solutions to environmental problems, and the role economics plays in designing environmental policy.
    Note: Check with department for course availability.
  
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    ECON 1740 AI - Economic History of the United States

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A critical study of the history of the American Economy, significant events, fundamental principles of a market economy, interactions between government and the market economy, and the evolution of fundamental economic institutions.
  
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    ECON 2010 SS - Principles of Microeconomics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
    Description: The application of economic concepts to the analysis of scarcity of individual, firm, and organizational behavior. Topic coverage includes the theories of how consumers and firms make choices, and how various rules guide their respective decisions. The course also explores the theory of market structures, such as perfect and imperfect competition, as well as monopoly.
    Pre-requisite(s): Earn a “C” or better in MATH 1010 , MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1010 , MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 23 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 55 or higher on ALEKS.

     

  
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    ECON 2020 SS - Principles of Macroeconomics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Analyzes human behavior and choices as they relate to the entire economy, with specific focus on national income measurement, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, global trade, and economic growth. Implications of different government policies, e.g., changes in taxation, government spending, money supply or interest rates for a stable economy and steady growth are explored.
    Pre-requisite(s): Earn a “C” or better in MATH 1010 , MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1010 , MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 23 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 55 or higher on ALEKS.
  
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    ECON 2899 - Economics Foundations and Admissions Process

    Credits: (0)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Description: Completion of ECON 2899 is required of all non-business Economics students pursuing any Bachelor of Science, Associate of Science, or minors awarded by the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics. The course objectives are: 1) assessment of Foundation knowledge, and 2) admittance to the Goddard School. Students should register for this course concurrent with (same semester as) their last required Foundation course (ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , and QUAN 2600 ) or after the required Foundation courses have been completed. Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and a Foundation GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum grade of “C-” in each of the three Foundation courses plus a minimum grade of “C” in the two Liberal Support courses. Credit/No credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): Earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: (ENGL 2015  or ENGL 2015 ) and ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and QUAN 2600 .
    Suggested Requisite(s): Students should register for this course concurrent with (same semester as) their last Economics Foundation course(s) ((ENGL 2015  or ENGL 2015 ) and ECON 2010   and ECON 2020  and QUAN 2600 ) or after the required Economics Foundation courses have been completed.
  
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    ECON 2920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    ECON 3030 - Managerial Economics

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course uses the tools of differential calculus and regression theory to analyze the managerial decisions of individual firms.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1050 , QUAN 2600 , QUAN 3610 .
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    ECON 3090 - History of Economic Thought

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course covers the major concepts and contributions of the scholars of the past in economic doctrine and interpretations.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , and MATH 1050  or MATH 1080  or MATH 1210 .
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    ECON 3110 - International Trade

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An introduction to the pure theory of trade, international trade agreements and negotiations (e.g., GATT, EU and NAFTA) and the institutions designed to encourage trade. Emphasis on the benefits of free trade as well as the reasons for the existence of trade barriers such as tariffs and quotas. Special topics include trade in agricultural products and international labor migration.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020 , and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.
  
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    ECON 3120 GLB - International Finance and Monetary Systems

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Applications of the principle of economics to the international monetary system. Special emphasis on the way in which international monetary institutions can facilitate trade. Macroeconomic models of an open economy are used to examine the effect that international trade and financial ties have on the domestic economy. Special topics include institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF, along with regional monetary unification in Europe.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020 , and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.
  
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    ECON 3150 - Business Studies Abroad-International Finance

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course studies the globalization of financial markets and the environment in which international finance takes place, e.g., the international monetary system. With this background, a global financial strategy design for corporations will be discussed. This course is taught at Fachhochschule Hof, Germany during each fall semester. Students enrolled in this course have to participate in the Study Abroad Program (Contact: Doris Geide-Stevenson, ext. 7634, dgsteven@weber.edu).
    Note: Check with department for course availability.
  
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    ECON 3200 - Money and Banking

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course presents a detailed description and economic analysis of the U.S. financial system which includes the banking industry, bond and stock markets, and the Federal Reserve system. This course serves as an extension to the material covered in an introductory macroeconomics course. The enhanced understanding of the workings of the financial system, including the determination of interest rates, will be used to trace out the channels of monetary policy as conducted by the Federal Reserve and the effect of monetary policy on financial markets, such as the stock market.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020 , and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.

     

  
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    ECON 3300 - Environmental Economics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: -Every Other - Full Sem
    Description: Environmental Economics applies economic concepts to environmental and resource topics. We will use both standard economic and ecological analyses. Specific topics include externalities, public goods, environmental accounting, nonrenewable and renewable resource use, pollution, and climate change.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.
  
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    ECON 3400 - Labor Economics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The study of labor economics explores choices made by the two sides of the labor market, employers and workers and how these choices interact in determining wage and employment levels. Hence, an important part of the course consists of a detailed analysis of labor demand and supply. This analysis is followed by a discussion of why the labor market often does not clear, i.e., why we observe unemployment. The analysis focuses on special features of the labor market such as minimum wage, labor unions and efficiency wages. Other topics include the effect of education and training on earnings, the optimal incentive structure of an employment contract and determinants of income inequality.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010 , and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.

     

  
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    ECON 3410 - Women in the World Economy

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Applications of the principles of economics to the analysis of the economic status of women in the U.S. and elsewhere. The focus is on labor markets, income differentials, the tax system and household work. Special consideration is given to women in developing economies.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and MATH 1050  or MATH 1080  or MATH 1210 .
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    ECON 4010 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The application of economic concepts to individual and firm behavior, consumer behavior, demand analysis, economics of the firm, and price theory.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS.

     

  
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    ECON 4020 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The building of standard models to test theories of long-run economic performance and short-term fluctuations in closed and open economies. Emphasis is placed on how fiscal and monetary policies encourage long-run growth while mitigating the negative effects of short-term fluctuations.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and (QUAN 2400  or MATH 1210 ) and (BSAD 2899  or ECON 2899 ).
  
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    ECON 4170 - Economic Development

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The application of economic principles to the challenging problems of third world and developing nations including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the newly independent states of the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010   and ECON 2020  and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050  ,MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS*.

     

  
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    ECON 4320 - Industrial Organization

    Credits: (3)
    Description: The theory and performance of firms and industries in the context of substantial market power and market regulation. Emphasis on oligopoly, game theory, and theory of markets within the context of global market competition.
    Pre-requisite(s): QUAN 2400  or ECON 3030 , ECON 2010 .
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    ECON 4330 - Game Theory

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Every Other - Full Sem
    Description: This course is an introduction to game theory, the study of strategic behavior among parties having opposed, mixed, or similar interests. This course will sharpen your understanding of strategic behavior in encounters with other individuals. You will learn how to recognize and model strategic situations, to predict when and how your actions will influence the decisions of others and to exploit strategic situations for your own benefit.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and earn a “C” or better in MATH 1050 , MATH 1080 MATH 1090 , or MATH 1210  or; earn a “C” or better in any math course for which either MATH 1050  ,MATH 1080 , or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite or; score 3 or higher on AP Calculus exam or; score 70 or higher on ACCUPLACER College Level Math (CLM) or; score of 26 or higher on Math ACT or; score of 65 or higher on ALEKS*.

     

  
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    ECON 4520 - Public Finance

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course covers the aspects of economic policy that arise in the operations of a public budget. Topics addressed include economic theories of bureaucracy, public expenditures, and taxation.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010 , ECON 2020  and MATH 1050  or MATH 1080  or MATH 1210 .
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    ECON 4550 - Introduction to Econometrics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Advanced Regression Analysis. Topics include ordinary least squares, generalized least squares, nonlinear regression, dummy variables, autocorrelation, heteroskedasticity, and serial correlation. Computers used extensively.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , QUAN 2400 , and QUAN 3610 .
  
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    ECON 4560 - Mathematical Economics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Advanced application of mathematical modeling techniques to selected economic issues.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 4010 , ECON 4020 , QUAN 2400  or MATH 1210 , and QUAN 3610 .
  
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    ECON 4800 - Independent Research

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: Individual work or work in small groups, by arrangement, in special topics not included in the announced course offerings.
    Pre-requisite(s): QUAN 3610  and approval of instructor.
    May be repeated twice with a maximum of 3 credit hours.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    ECON 4810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    ECON 4850 - Economics Study Abroad

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: This course is designed for students who will study economics at one of the international partner universities of the Goddard School of Business and Economics as part of an extended study abroad visit.  Students will explore the international economic institutions, business culture, and applications of economic theory to countries outside of the US.  Students will study international economics as offered through a partner university (or other university with department chair approval).
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2899  and BSAD 2899 .
    May be repeated once up to 6 credits.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    ECON 4860 INT - Economics Internship

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A structured professional-level field experience.  The student will be counseled and supervised as he/she applies and integrates the knowledge and skills obtained through the Business Economics or International Business Economics program courses.
    Pre-requisite(s): BSAD 2899 ; Instructor approval.
  
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    ECON 4920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    ECON 4970 - Introduction to Research Methods

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course prepares students for ECON 4980  Research Methods. Students will study the research process and the scientific method as it applies to economics. Students will have an opportunity to explore various fields and literature in order to design a thesis project for ECON 4980 .
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 2899  or BSAD 2899 .
  
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    ECON 4980 CRE - Research Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A course designed for senior economics majors which requires the completion of an extensive thesis project. This course will focus on the formulation of hypotheses, review of relevant literature, and either theoretical or empirical analysis.
    Pre-requisite(s): ECON 4970 , BSAD 2899  or ECON 2899 , QUAN 3610 , ECON 4010  or ECON 4020 .
  
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    ECON 6550 - Econometrics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Regression Analysis. Topics include ordinary least squares, dummy variables, autocorrelation, heteroskedasticity, and serial correlation. Computers used extensively. By the end of the course, students will be able to: Develop a multiple regression model, understand the assumptions of multiple regression and recognize the consequences when they are not satisfied, test for statistical significance in a multiple regression setting, use dummy variables as independent and dependent variables, recognize endogenous regressors, and simulate key econometric principles. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to the Master of Science in Data Science and the leveling courses associated with those requirements.
  
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    ECON 6900 - Special Topics in Economics

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores new or otherwise relevant economics topics that are not covered in a regularly offered course. Each offering will have a specific title and authorized credit that will appear on students’ transcripts. Course may be repeated for credit under different titles. Lecture or Lecture/Lab combination. May be taken twice up to 6 credits.
    Pre-requisite(s): Instructor Permission.
  
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    EDUC 1010 CEL - Exploring Teaching

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Students will explore the exciting world of teaching, examine what it means to be a teacher, and participate in field observations. This course is designed to introduce students to personal and professional experiences within the educational community.
    Pre-requisite(s): This course or an equivalent approved course is a prerequisite to all licensure programs in the Department of Teacher Education .
  
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    EDUC 2000 - Social Studies Concepts for Elementary Teachers

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Fundamental concepts from the social sciences commonly found in elementary social studies curriculum.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    EDUC 2010 CEL - Human Exceptionality

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will introduce students to the characteristics of exceptional children with emphasis on the educational and psychological implications of disabilities to the development of the child.  A minimum grade of C is required in this course. 
  
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    EDUC 2300 GLB - Global Perspectives on Education and Learning

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course begins by introducing perspectives on globalization and how the globalization process impacts educational policies and practices. We will then discuss three major topics from an international and comparative perspective.  These three topics are: 1) educational policies and practices; 2) pedagogies and classroom practices; 3) individual experiences of learning.  Case studies will be used to demonstrate different ways to examine how schools teach, as well as how students learn, in various social contexts.  Towards the end of the course, students will learn to develop age appropriate pedagogical tools by incorporating global learning perspectives that can be used in K-12 classrooms.
  
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    EDUC 2604 - Information Resources in Education

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Intended for students interested in education, this one-credit hour course will assist in developing information literacy and academic research skills, and an understanding of academic integrity issues unique to the field of education. Students will develop skills in identifying, locating, retrieving, documenting, and critically evaluating both electronic and print resources that are appropriate for undergraduate research, with emphasis in education and related disciplines.
    Cross-Listed with  .
  
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    EDUC 2800 - Instruction, Technology, Assessment, and Planning

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The purpose of this course is to prepare paraeducators with a foundation in supporting instructional planning, presenting instruction, using technology in the classroom, and using teacher selected assessment to determine student learning.
  
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    EDUC 2820 - Creating a Learning Environment

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores methods for designing positive K-12  learning environments. Students will be provided with a framework for supporting a positive learning environment including classroom spaces, and consider a wide range of strategies, techniques, and factors in supporting a positive learning environment for all learners.
  
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    EDUC 2890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: For students not yet accepted to the Teacher Education Program who meet the minimum cooperative work experience requirements of the department. Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Amount of credit will be determined by the department. Fingerprinting/ background check must be completed prior to working in the schools.
    May be repeated up to 6 credit hours.
  
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    EDUC 2920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
    Note: May be taken on a Credit/No Credit basis.
  
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    EDUC 3100 - Instructional Planning & Assessment

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course introduces the basic concepts of lesson and unit design, planning and assessment based on student needs. May include field experiences that involve travel to local schools or other relevant destinations.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Elementary Education Level 1 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course should be taken with other courses in Elementary Education Level 2.
  
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    EDUC 3110 - Instructional Technology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: This course allows students to apply existing technology literacy into educational environments to promote enhanced learning. The curriculum is based on teacher skills required to teach Utah State Educational Technology Standards for students in K-8 settings. The course focuses on providing teacher licensure candidates with basic technology proficiencies for teaching with technology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of the computer and information literacy requirements.
  
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    EDUC 3115 - Media Integration in Elementary Education Settings

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: This course focuses on how to create media to support and apply research-based principles for learning into educational environments.  The course content is based on Utah core curriculum skills for students in the K-8 setting. The course provides students with technology proficiencies for integrating technology into teaching.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken with other courses in Level 1.
  
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    EDUC 3117 - Media Integration in Elementary Education Settings 2

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: This course focuses on integrating media and technology to support and apply research-based principles for learning in educational environments for traditional, blended, and online instruction.  Students will continue to develop their skills and knowledge about how to incorporate technology into the curriculum to support meaningful instruction. A variety of technologies will be utilized for designing digital curriculum and developing 21st century standards. The course content is based on Utah core curriculum skills for students in the K-8 setting. May include field experiences that involve travel to local schools or other relevant destinations. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Successful completion (B- or better) of Elementary/Early Childhood Level 1.  
  
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    EDUC 3120 - Reading Instruction in the Primary Grades

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to familiarize the teacher candidate with current knowledge and practices as they relate to teaching literacy (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) in the primary grades (K-2). The focus of this course will be how to apply current literacy research in a primary grade classroom.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken with other courses in Level 1.
  
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    EDUC 3130 - Curriculum, Instructional Planning, and Assessment

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: N/A
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course introduces the basic concepts of lesson and unit design, planning, and assessment based on student needs.
    Pre-requisite(s): Elementary Level 1
    Co-Requisite(s): Elementary Level 2
    Note: Program of Study Code
  
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    EDUC 3140 - Educational Psychology, Interpersonal Skills and Classroom Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The focus of this course is the fundamental theories and philosophies, concepts, processes, and applications related to human behavior, teaching and learning, interpersonal relationships, and classroom management.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 1 and should be taken with EDUC 3120 , EDUC 3205 , EDUC 3270 , EDUC 4550 .
  
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    EDUC 3145 - Educational Psychology, Child Development, and Classroom Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: N/A
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course examines historical and contemporary perspectives in educational psychology, child development and guidance, and classroom management for kindergarten through 8th grade, with a focus on translating theory to practice within diverse communities of learners. It is part of Elementary Level I and includes an integrated field experience.
    Co-Requisite(s): Elementary Level 1
    Note: Program of Study Code
  
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    EDUC 3205 - Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Rationales, concepts, practices provide a scope of understanding and awareness regarding the role of cultural and language pluralism in school and society. Foundations and theories on the role of family and community influence on student values are also explored. Experiences are provided intended to develop basic skills in personal interaction and adaptation to teaching diverse populations.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken with other courses in Level 1.
  
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    EDUC 3210 INT - Elementary Level II Practicum

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $10.00
    Description: The purpose of this practicum is to provide students with opportunities to design and implement integrated instruction in the elementary grades.  Instruction will focus on integrating the arts, healthy lifestyles, and literacy.  Students are required to spend at least 40 hours in an assigned classroom. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Completion of Elementary Education Level 1 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 2 and should be taken with EDUC 3100 , EDUC 3240 , EDUC 4345 , PEP 3620 .
  
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    EDUC 3220 - Foundations of Diversity

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Rationales, concepts, practice provide a scope of understanding and awareness regarding the role of cultural and language pluralism in school and society. Foundations and theories on the role of family and community influence on student values. Experiences intended to develop basic skills in personal interaction and adaptation to teaching diverse populations.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3265 , EDUC 3315 , EDUC 3900 , EDUC 3910 , and EDUC 3935 .
  
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    EDUC 3230 - Data Analysis for Elementary Teachers and Math Pedagogy

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will focus on the study of statistics and probability in the Utah mathematics core (K-8) and appropriate mathematics teaching methods.  Emphasis will also be on the developing an understanding of the Standards of Mathematical Practice.  Teaching mathematics for deep conceptual understanding and connections to other subject areas and real life situations will be addressed.  This course builds upon and will use content learned in MATH 2010 , 2015 , and 2020 . May include field experiences that involve travel to local schools or other relevant destinations.
    Pre-requisite(s): Successful completion (B- or better) of Elementary/Early Childhood Level 1.  Should be taken with Elementary/Early Childhood Level 2 courses.
  
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    EDUC 3240 - Reading Instruction in the Intermediate Grades

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will provide theories, methods, and assessments for reading in the elementary school, Grades 3-6. Students will understand reading instruction in relation to the wider processes of literacy and language development to guide elementary students to effectively communicate through oral and written languages for different contexts, which includes text-based and digital environments. The course will also include the contemporary issues on elementary reading instruction. May include field experiences that involve travel to local schools or other relevant destinations. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Completion of Elementary Education Level 1 courses with a grade of B- or better.  
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 2 and should be taken concurrently with EDUC 3100 , EDUC 3210 , EDUC 4345 , PEP 3620 .
  
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    EDUC 3265 - The Exceptional Student

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students will learn about the learning and social characteristics of young people with exceptionalities-that is, disabilities (physical, mental, learning) or giftedness-and about public policy and services available to them.  As future teachers, they will learn about how such individuals are identified and served by the school system, what strategies are effective for instructing them, and roles and responsibilities of school personnel in providing appropriate educational experiences for all students in an inclusive classroom.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3220 , EDUC 3900 , EDUC 3315 , EDUC 3935 , EDUC 3910 .
  
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    EDUC 3270 - Differentiation and Collaboration for Inclusive Teaching

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA-04) mandates that students with disabilities be educated “to the maximum extent appropriate with children who are not disabled.”  The expectation is that students with disabilities will have access to, and make adequate progress in, the general curriculum.  Therefore, it is essential for general educators and special educators to work collaboratively.  This course is designed to provide preservice teachers with the knowledge and skills of effective inclusive teaching practices.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education and EDUC 2010 .
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken with other courses in Level 1.
  
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    EDUC 3280 - Elementary Social Studies Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course focuses on the place of social studies in the elementary school curriculum, the scope and rationale of the social studies curriculum, connections with other subject areas, teaching and assessment strategies, and building classroom community.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Completion of Elementary Education Level 2 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 3 and should be taken with EDUC 3115 , EDUC 4210 , EDUC 4300 , EDUC 4320 , EDUC 4330 .
  
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    EDUC 3300 - Introduction to International Education: Case Studies

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course uses case studies of education systems and practices from Japan, China, South Korea, Finland, Cuba, Germany, Poland, and the U.S. to demonstrate the interactions of social-cultural contexts, school policies and practices, as well as the individuals’ learning processes. Theories of and perspectives on examining educational policies and practices will be introduced throughout the class along with case studies covering a diverse range of contexts. The class will be a mix of lectures, discussions, and in-class demonstrations, so students will have many opportunities to actively engage with the material in multiple ways. Students will also have opportunities to discuss educational issues with college students from China, Japan, India and Singapore via a virtual platform.
  
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    EDUC 3315 - Media Integration in the Secondary School Setting

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course focuses on how to create media to support and apply research-based principles for learning into the educational environments.  The curriculum is based on Core Curriculum skills for students in grades 9-12.  The course content provides teacher licensure candidates with technology proficiencies for integrating technology into teaching.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Verification of technology literacy training (through coursework or job experience) within the past five years.  Completion of the computer and information literacy requirements.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3220 , EDUC 3265 , EDUC 3900 , EDUC 3910 , EDUC 3935 .
  
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    EDUC 3370 - Advanced Instructional Technology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: This course allows students to apply existing technology literacy into educational environments to promote advanced use of educational technology in learning environments. The curriculum is based on teacher skills required to teach Utah State Educational Technology Standards for students in K-6 settings. The course focuses on providing teacher licensure candidates with advanced technology proficiencies for teaching with technology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Verification of technology literacy training (through coursework or job experience) within the past five years.  Completion of the computer and information literacy requirements.
  
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    EDUC 3371 - Assistive Technology

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    This course provides students with an understanding of the use of assistive technology for students with disabilities. Students will learn to assess student assistive technology needs, identify assistive technology used to provide students access to educational opportunities, and application of assistive technology in instructional programs, career tasks, and life skills for individuals with disabilities.

  
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    EDUC 3375 - Foundations of Dual Immersion or Immersion Education

    Credits: (3)
    Description: The course examines the background, underlying theory, and research foundations that support dual language and immersion education practices.  Issues for teachers and administrators will be addressed.  Practices and principles that inform language attentive curriculum will be a focus of the course.
  
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    EDUC 3390 - Literacy in the Primary Grades

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Analysis of developmental reading skills with emphasis on readiness for reading, phonic and structural analysis, word recognition, use of the basal reader, and reading for various purposes.
  
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    EDUC 3430 - Creative Processes in the Elementary School

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $15.00
    Course Fee Purpose: A $15 fee is associated with this course. A ukulele will be available for you to borrow during the semester. Art supplies for projects completed in the classroom will be supplied.
    Description: This course focuses on the development of attitudes, methods, and skills in creative teaching, including an exploration of using music, art, dance, and drama in the elementary classroom. Graduate students will also explore philosophy, research, and theories that support arts integration, and development of teaching strategies and materials for use in the elementary classroom.
  
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    EDUC 3545 - Universal Positive Behavior Support Strategies for Teachers

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to teach teacher candidates validated classroom management strategies and level one behavioral intervention strategies. This course focuses on techniques and methods for preventative classroom student management. The course will assist candidates in writing effective classroom management plans. Candidates will be introduced to the process of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Education Level 1 courses with a grade of B- or better.
  
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    EDUC 3585 - Working with Students with ELA or Math Disabilities in Inclusion Settings

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to teach pre-service teachers validated accommodations and supports for K-12 students with disabilities struggling in English Language Arts (ELA) and/or Math in inclusive settings, specifically focusing on reading, writing, speaking, listening, language, and math.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 2010 , successful completion of Education Level 1. 
  
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    EDUC 3590 - Working with Students with ELA or Math Disabilities in Resource Settings

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to teach pre-service teachers validated evaluation and remediation strategies for K-12 students with disabilities in English Language Arts and/or math, focusing on identifying deficits and designing and disseminating evidence-based remediation plans.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 2020 , successful completion of Level 2
  
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    EDUC 3900 - Preparing, Teaching, and Assessing Instruction

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This integrated course will focus on lesson planning, teaching, and assessment through the application of the Teacher Work Sample (TWS) using lesson plan formats taught in the content areas. A variety of instructional strategies effective for use at the secondary level will be taught and modeled.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3220 , EDUC 3315 , EDUC 3265 , EDUC 3910 , and EDUC 3935 .
  
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    EDUC 3910 INT - Secondary Education Practicum

    Credits: (2)
    Course Fee: $10.00
    Description: The purpose of this practicum is to provide students with opportunities to design and implement content-specific instruction at the secondary level.  Students are required to spend at least 40 hours in an assigned classroom.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3220 , EDUC 3265 EDUC 3315 , EDUC 3900 , EDUC 3935 .
  
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    EDUC 3935 - Reading and Writing Across the Secondary Curriculum

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will focus on assessment of reading comprehension of students, and decisions teachers make concerning methods, materials and procedures based on those assessments. Teacher candidates will integrate literacy skills (vocabulary, study skills, comprehension development and writing) within their respective content areas and teach sample lessons to secondary students.
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of the professional core courses and should be taken with EDUC 3220 , EDUC 3265 EDUC 3315 , EDUC 3900 , EDUC 3910 .
  
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    EDUC 4210 INT - Elementary Level III Practicum

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $15.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to pay for mileage of supervisors.
    Description: The purpose of this practicum is to provide students with opportunities to design and implement integrated instruction in the elementary grades.  Instruction will focus on instruction of core subjects including language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.  Students are required to spend at least 60 hours in an assigned classroom. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Completion of Elementary Education Level 2 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 3 and should be taken with EDUC 3115 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4300 , EDUC 4320 , EDUC 4330 .
  
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    EDUC 4250 - Second Language Acquisition: Theories and Implementation

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores second language acquisition processes, current theories, and effective strategies as a knowledge base in planning appropriate curriculum and instruction for English language learners.
  
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    EDUC 4270 - Literacy Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will examine literacy strategies for English Language Learners.  Teacher candidates will learn how to apply literacy strategies to teach reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, while including culture, to scaffold language development in both the second language and mainstream classrooms.
  
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    EDUC 4300 - Elementary Mathematics Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $3.00
    Description: This course includes the study of mathematics methods appropriate for elementary school curriculum with specific emphasis on developmental strategies including the concrete-representational-abstract instructional model. Connections to other subject areas, problem solving, critical thinking skills and real-life situations are stressed.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Elementary Education Level 2 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 3 and should be taken with EDUC 3115 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4210 , EDUC 4320 , EDUC 4330 .
  
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    EDUC 4310 - Foundations of Cooperative Learning

    Credits: (2)
    Description: This course examines the rational, principles, skills and interaction strategies necessary before implementing Cooperative Learning in the classroom. Emphasis will be upon the basic components of Cooperative Learning, team building, and simple teamwork. Methods and strategies will be demonstrated and will involve active student group participation.
  
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    EDUC 4320 - Elementary Language Arts Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course focuses on methods for language arts instruction in the elementary setting with specific emphasis on writing strategies. Particular emphasis is given to models of research-based instruction of core curriculum in language art.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Elementary Education Level 2 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 3 and should be taken with EDUC 3115 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4210 , EDUC 4300 , EDUC 4330 .
  
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    EDUC 4330 - Elementary Science Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $3.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to purchase items used in science demonstrations and labs.
    Description: This course focuses on methods and materials for teaching hands-on guided discovery science with an emphasis on concepts included in the Utah core curriculum.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Elementary Education Level 2 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 3 and should be taken with EDUC 3115 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4210 , EDUC 4300 , EDUC 4320 .
  
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    EDUC 4345 - Elementary Integrated Arts Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $15.00
    Course Fee Purpose: A fifteen dollar fee is associated with this course in order to replenish equipment and supplies. Art and other supplies are required for some assignments and meetings. If you are completing portions of the course remotely, you may need to purchase some supplies, or you can come to campus to pick up anything that is needed (by appointment).
    Description: This course is designed to prepare students to successfully teach art and music in the elementary classroom. Students are expected to design, prepare and teach lessons to engage elementary students in art and music activities. May include field experiences that involve travel to local schools or other relevant destinations. 
    Pre-requisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.  Completion of Elementary Education Level 1 courses with a grade of B- or better.
    Suggested Requisite(s): This course is part of Elementary Education Level 2 and should be taken with EDUC 3100 , EDUC 3210 , EDUC 3240 , PEP 3620 .
  
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    EDUC 4350 - Elementary Mathematics Pedagogy

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $3.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee that covers the purchase and replacement of mathematics manipulatives used by students.
    Description: This course will focus on the study of appropriate mathematics teaching methods for the Utah core curriculum. Emphasis will be on teaching mathematics for deep conceptual understanding and connections to other subject areas and real life situations. Students will practice teaching mathematics using content from the K-8 Utah Mathematics Core. 
    Pre-requisite(s): EDUC 3230 .
  
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    EDUC 4380A - Student Teaching in Elementary Education

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: The course fee pays for student teaching supervisor visits.
    Description: Student teaching experience in elementary public school setting plus weekly seminar on campus. Offered CR/NC only. Can be repeated one time. 
    Pre-requisite(s): EDUC Level 3 (EDUC 3117 , EDUC 3280 , EDUC 4210 , EDUC 4300 , EDUC 4320 , EDUC 4330 ) and permission of Field Experience Director. 
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken concurrently with EDUC 4950  the first time.
  
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    EDUC 4380B - Student Teaching in Elementary Education

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $175.00
    Course Fee Purpose: The course fee pays for student teaching supervisor visits.
    Description: Student teaching experience in elementary public school setting plus weekly seminar on campus. Offered CR/NC only. Can be repeated one time. 
    Pre-requisite(s): EDUC Level 3 (EDUC 3117 EDUC 3280 EDUC 4210 EDUC 4300 EDUC 4320 EDUC 4330 ) and permission of Field Experience Director.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Should be taken concurrently with EDUC 4950  the first time.
  
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    EDUC 4400 - International Education Experiences: Study Abroad

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This is a study abroad course led by two faculty members from Moyes College of Education. The class will visit various kinds of schools, interview teachers, students and parents, as well as study the socio-cultural contexts of a certain country or region.  We expect the learning to occur during the lectures conducted by WSU faculty, the observations of the classes in the schools, visits to the schools and other educational/cultural sites, communications between students and school teachers and administrators in a certain country, as well as reflection sessions led by WSU faculty.  The country covered by this course may change from year to year.  Examples of countries include Nordic countries (Finland, Sweden, and Estonia) or selected South Asian countries (Singapore and Vietnam).
  
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    EDUC 4415 - Content-Based Second Language Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Participants in this course learn to plan curriculum and instruction for dual language and immersion classrooms that combine language and content goals using standards-based and backwards design approaches.  They also learn a range of classroom-based strategies for assessing language and content.
 

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