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First Year Guide - Education Majors

Majors
Elementary Education; Birth-Kindergarten Education; Physical Education; Middle Grades Education; Secondary Education
Core Requirements: Major-Specific (for information on other Core requirements, click here)
Transitional Studies - Life Skills HEED 112, Health and Wellness, and/or one PEDU 1xx.***
Communication Skills - Oral SPEE 200, Introduction to Speech
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning MATH 123, College Algebra
Scientific Literacy - Natural Science** NSCI 110, Comprehensive Physical Science; NSCI 120, Modern Biology
Humanities and Creative Arts HUMN 211, Humanities I or HUMN 212, Humanities II****
Ethics and Civic Engagement EDUC 211, Laboratory Experiences in Area Schools
Other Typical First-Year Courses
EDUC 210, Computers in Education, has no prerequisites and may be taken by first-year students.
Typical First-Year Schedule 1

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 121, Introduction to College Algebra 4   MATH 123, College Algebra 4
PSYC 210, General Psychology 3   PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3
HUMN 211, Humanities I 3   HIST 110, World History to 1600 3
PEDU 1xx (any 100-level Physical Education course) 1   PEDU 1yy (second Physical Education) 1
      MUSI 191, Choir (or other Optional course) 1
Total 15     16
Typical First-Year Schedule 2

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 123, College Algebra 4   EDUC 210, Computers in Education 3
PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3   PSYC 210, General Psychology 3
HIST 110, World History to 1600 3   HUMN 212, Humanities II 3
HEED 112, Health and Wellness** 2   SPEE 200, Introduction to Speech 3
Total 16     16

*Informal guide for first-year students. For complete program information, see the FSU Undergraduate Catalog.
**Italics indicate courses typically taken during the second year.
***B-K, Elementary, Health, Middle Grades: HEED 112.
****B-K, Elem: HUMN 211 or HUMN 212. Music: MUSI 260.

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