Early Childhood (age 3-grade 5) BS

Major Requirements

A major in early childhood consists of:

EDUC 088The Oiler Experience for Education Majors

1

or

EDUC 200Orientation Seminar for Preservice Teachers

1

 

EDUC 151Ethnicity

3

EDUC 161Teaching as a Profession

3

EDUC 202Pre-Professional Block (Sophomore)

3

EDUC 219Phonics and Foundations of Literacy

3

EDUC 265Growth and Development: Theory into Practice

3

EDUC 302Junior/Methods Field Experience

3

EDUC 310Technology Integration: Instructional Strategies

3

EDUC 325Emergent Literacy: Learning to Read

3

EDUC 371Language Arts and Social Studies Strategies for Early Childhood

3

EDUC 372Science and Math: Building Blocks for Early Childhood

3

EDUC 373Integrating Literature and the Arts for Early Childhood

3

EDUC 384Mathematics Teaching for PK Through 5th Grade

3

EDUC 385Science Teaching for PK Through 5th Grade

3

EDUC 386Social Studies Teaching for PK Through 5th Grade

3

EDUC 415Content Reading: Reading to Learn

3

EDUC 418Capstone Seminar

3

EDUC 423Integrating Reading Assessments and Instruction

3

EDUC 463Senior Internship/Student Teaching

9

EDUC 473Program Evaluation and Public Policy in Early Childhood

3

SPED 134Inclusion and Collaboration Issues for Educators

3

SPED 234Child Development and Learning Styles

3

SPED 261Implications of Brain Research on Teaching and Learning

3

SPED 336Implications of Mild/Moderate Exceptionalities for Curriculum

3

SPED 337Assessment and Intervention

3

SPED 380Curriculum Considerations and Teaching Strategies

3

SPED 383Collaboration and Consultation for the Intervention Specialist

3

SPED 462Social Skill Development and Positive Behavior Supports

3

Candidates must also complete:

MATH 205Mathematics for Early Childhood Teachers I

3