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    Fort Lewis College
   
    Dec 05, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Catalog of Courses 
    
2019 - 2020 Catalog of Courses

Education


Dean of School of Education: Richard Fulton
Email: fulton_r@fortlewis.edu

Associate Dean and Professor: Kristine Greer
Associate Professors: Chiara Cannella, Elizabeth Dorman, Richard Fulton and Suzanne Null
Assistant Professors: Jill Choate, Di Ann Ryter, Lorien Chambers Schuldt and Kay Phelps
Lecturer: Andrea Berghoff

There are three undergraduate majors in Teacher Education:

Early Childhood Education : The Early Childhood Education major focuses on a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to teacher preparation. This major is for students who plan to earn a Colorado teaching license in Early Childhood to teach in public or private schools with young children Preschool through 3rd Grade and children birth to 8 years old. All students will spend at least 800 hours in early childhood school settings, including one full semester in their senior year as a full time student teacher.

Elementary Education : The Elementary Education major focuses on a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to teacher preparation. This major is for students who plan to earn a Colorado teaching license in Elementary Education to teach in public or private schools with young children Kindergarten through 6th Grade. All students will spend at least 800 hours in elementary school settings, including one full semester in their senior year as a full time student teacher.

Educational Studies : The Educational Studies major offers a flexible, generalist degree, with a wide range of opportunities for students interested in the educational field but not drawn to classroom teaching and does not offer a teaching certificate. The major will prepare graduates for positions in youth programs, charter schools, science or history museums, art centers, or environmental or community education related organizations. All students will spend 600 hours in an approved internship.

Teacher Licensure: Teacher Licensure programs are incorporated into many majors at Fort Lewis College that allows students to earn a Colorado teaching license and a degree. These majors are listed below and can result in being able to teach English, Math, Science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry), or Social Studies (History) in grades 7-12 or teach Art, Music, Physical Education, Theater, or Spanish in grades K-12.  All students will spend at least 800 hours in field study in public school settings including one full semester in their senior year as a full time student teacher.

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Minor : The TESOL minor prepares students to teach English as a second or foreign language in local, national and international educational contexts.  The courses provide students with a deeper understanding of the English language, needs of diverse learners, and culturally responsive instruction in English in a wide variety of contexts. The TESOL minor will prepare students with marketable skills that will make a difference in the education of children and adults in a range of settings.  

Majors in Education

Art K-12 Education Major 
Biochemistry Secondary Education Major 
Biology Secondary Education Major 
Chemistry Secondary Education Major 
Early Childhood Education Major 
Educational Studies Major 
Elementary Education Major 
English Secondary Education Major  
Exercise Science K-12 Education Major  
History Secondary Education Major  
Mathematics Secondary Education Major  
Music Education Major    
Theatre K-12 Education Major 
World Language Secondary Education Major  

Minors in Education

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Minor  

Teacher Education Licensure Program Information

Baccalaureate Teacher Education Licensure Program