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  • B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • School of Teaching & Learning

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    All students in Early Childhood Education must complete this teacher licensure core as well as courses listed under "Requirements" and "Related Requirements."

    ED 205 Introduction to Education (3)
    ED 294 Educational Psychology (3)
    ED 310 Social Foundations of Education (3)
    SPED 225 Individuals with Exceptionalities (3)
    STL 291 Early Literacy (3)


    Requirements

    Students must earn at least 12 credits in EECE 481E.

    EECE 220 Foundations of Early Childhood & Early Childhood Special Education (3)
    EECE 250 Creative Expressions in Early Childhood (3)
    EECE 333 Discovery Learning (3)
    EECE 426 Primary Methods: Math, Science, Social Studies (3)
    EECE 430 Infant/Toddler Programs and Practices (3)
    EECE 433 Preschool and Kindergarten Curriculum (3)
    EECE 437 Leadership and Administration in Early Childhood Education (3)
    EECE 438 Guidance and Play (3)
    EECE 441 Children's Literature: Content and Methods (4)
    EECE 481C Student Teaching: Early Childhood (2)
    EECE 481E Student Teaching: Kindergarten/Elementary (1-16)
    HLTH 311 Health in the Elementary Schools (2)
    STL 341 Reading and Writing Methods PreK-3 (3)
    STL 388 Classroom Assessment (3)
    STL 413 Effective Teaching (3)
    STL 428 Building Partnerships (3)
    STL 442 Advanced Reading and Writing Methods PreK-3 (3)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must complete two science courses.

    BIOL 370 Exploring Biology (3)
    GEOS 170 Earth Science Today (3)
    PSCI 170 Physical Science I (3)


    Related Requirements

    AMCS 233 Education and Multicultural America (3)
    CMST 100 Speech Communication (3)
    ENGL 202 English Composition and Literature (3)
    MATH 302 Mathematics for Early Childhood (3)