The 2.5-unit version of this course comprises modules which serve to fulfill the elementary endorsement essential areas of study including reading and language, math, science, art, music, physical education, health, and social studies. It is required that students have content knowledge in these areas from their undergraduate preparation. These modules look at curricular structure and instructional methods in each of these fields. Assessing students' skill levels and evaluating effectiveness of instruction is also covered. This course includes a practicum of 10 hours a week in a local school.
The 1-unit version 616L covers the elementary school language and literacy modules for Music Education students.
The 2-unit version 616M covers the reading, language, math, science, and social studies modules for students completing all elementary education modules over a two year period by taking 616M in one year and 616N in another year.
The .50-unit version 616N covers the art, music, health and physical education modules for students completing all elementary education modules over a two year period by taking 616M in one year and 616N in another year.