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GTEP Program of Study

Candidates have the option of applying to either the Elementary GTEP or to the Secondary GTEP. In addition, candidates choose from one of three Program of Study options, depending on their professional goals regarding the grade level and/or subject they wish to teach. The course lists below indicate the current Program of Study for each of these options.

Candidates may also select from the full-time (one year) and part-time (two year) options. 

Elementary Program Courses

One-year Elementary GTEP

Course Credits Summer Fall Winter Spring
Learning and Development 3 X      
Integrated Methods and Curriculum Design 6 X X    
Research and Classroom Inquiry 5 X X    
Educating for Equity and Social Justice          3 X      
Inclusive Elementary Classrooms  2 X      
Professional Collaboration in Elementary Education 6 X X X X
Cultivating Responsive Elementary Classrooms 3 X X X  
Student Teaching I ECE/Elem 3 X X    
Foundations of Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practice 2   X    
Foundations of Literacy 3   X    
Elementary Mathematics Methods 3   X    
Literacies in the Elementary Classroom 4     X  
Integrated Elementary Science Methods 2     X  
Student Teaching II ECE/Elem 6     X  
Consultancies 3       X
Clinical Support for Elementary Teachers 12         

Two-year Elementary GTEP (optional ESOL courses in italics)

COURSE CREDITS SUMMER FALL WINTER SPRING
YEAR ONE
Learning and Development     3 X      
Integrated Methods and Curriculum Design 4 X      
Educating for Equity and Social Justice 3    X    
Foundations of Literacy 3    X    
ELP 565 School and Community Relations 3    X    
Literacies in the Elem Classroom         4      X  
Integrated Elementary Science Methods 2     X  

CI 596 Second Language Acquisition and Development for K-12 Educators

3      X  
Elementary Mathematics Methods 3        X
Inclusive Elementary Classrooms 2        X
Foundations of Culturally and Ling Responsive Practice 2        X
CI 543 Effective Teaching Strategies for ELLs 3        X
YEAR TWO
Professional Collaboration in Elementary Education 1 X      
Research and Classroom Inquiry 2-3 X (2 cr) X (3 cr)    
Professional Collaboration 1 or 3 X (1 cr) X (1 cr) X (3 cr) X (1 cr)
Integrated Methods and Curriculum Design 1 X X    
Student Teaching I ECE/Elem 1-3 X (1 cr) X (2 cr) X (3 cr)  
SPED 555 Working with ELLS with Special Needs 2 X      

CI 597 Assessment of Language and Content Learning for K-12 English Learners

2 X      
Cultivating Responsive Elementary Classrooms 1   X X  
ELP 567 ESL/Bilingual Program Designs and Models 3   X    
Student Teaching II ECE/Elem 6     X  
CI 509 Practicum in ESL/Bilingual Education  3     X  
Consultancies 3        
Clinical Support for Elementary Teachers 12        

Secondary Program Courses

One-year secondary GTEP

COURSE CREDITS SUMMER FALL WINTER SPRING
Learning and the Learner  3  X      
Educating for Equity and Social Justice  3  X      

Foundations of Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practice 

3  X      
Inclusive Secondary Classrooms  3  X      

Engaging Young Adolescent Learners OR Engaging Adolescent Learner

3  X      
Initial Field Experience  1-2  X (1 cr) X (2 cr)    
Research and Classroom Inquiry 1-2   X (1 cr)  X (1 cr)  X (1 cr)   X (2 cr)
Classroom Management for Student Success  3    X    
Technology as a Tool for Learning  3    X    
Literacy in the Disciplines 3    X    
Mathematics Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Social Studies Methods  2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
World Languages Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Science Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Art Methods    2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Music Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
English Language Arts Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Health and Physical Education Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Assessment for Learning  2     X  
Student Teaching I HS/MS 8     X  
Professional Seminar 1     X X
Student Teaching II HS/MS 13       X

Two-year secondary GTEP (optional ESOL courses in italics)

COURSE CREDITS SUMMER FALL WINTER SPRING
YEAR ONE
Learning and the Learner  3  X      
Educating for Equity and Social Justice  3  X      

Engaging Young Adolescent Learners OR Engaging Adolescent Learner

3
   
Foundations of Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practice 3   X    
ELP 565 School and Community Relations 3   X    
Literacy in the Disciplines 3     X  
Inclusive Secondary Classrooms 3     X  
CI 596 Second Language Acquisition & Development for K-12 Educators 3     X  
Technology as a Tool for Learning  3       X
Classroom Management for Student Success  3       X
CI 543 Effective Teaching Strategies for ELLs 3       X
YEAR TWO
Assessment for Learning  2 X      
Initial Field Experience 1-2 X (1 cr)  X (2 cr)    
Research and Classroom Inquiry 1-2 X (2 cr) X (1 cr)   X (1 cr)      X (1 cr) 
Sped 555 Working with ELLS with Special Needs 2      
CI 597 Assessment of Language and Learning for K-12 English Learners 2 X      
Mathematics Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Social Studies Methods  2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
World Languages Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Science Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Art Methods    2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Music Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
English Language Arts Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
Health and Physical Education Methods 2-4   X (4 cr) X (4 cr) X (2 cr) 
ELP 567 ESL/Bilingual Program Designs & Models 3   X    
Student Teaching I HS/MS 8     X  
Professional Seminar 1     X X
CI 509 Practicum in ESL/Bilingual Education 3     X  
Student Teaching II HS/MS 13       X

*Please note: It is also possible to be licensed to teach one authorization level with two subject endorsements under this option


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