Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Early Childhood Education, Pre-K-3, Bachelor of Arts

Course Requirements (EACH)

(Teaching Licensure PreK-4)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

Complete the following course (0 credits)

CBU 101Orientation to CBU

0

Mathematics # (3 credits)

Statistics (3 credits)

Fulfilled by SOA Requirements

PHIL 201Introduction to Logic

3

English (8-9 credits)

English Composition I
ENG 111English Composition I

3

OR

ENG 231Honors Survey of World Literature I

4

English Composition II
ENG 112English Composition II

3

OR

ENG 232Honors Survey of World Literature II

4

English Literature

Waived if ENG 231/ENG 232, Add 1 Hr. to Free Electives

ENG 211Introduction to Literature

3

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Religious Studies (RS 200 Level)

3

Religious Studies (RS 300 Level)

3

Social Science or History (6 credits)

HIST 151American Society to 1877

3

PSYC 105General Psychology

3

Natural # (4 credits)

Choose From any GER science course requirement and the lab.

Moral Values # (3 credits)

Aesthetics

Fulfilled by English Literature GER

Total Credit Hours:31

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

(*One Course from Social Sciences or Humanities Cluster Must Have a “Global Perspective”. Refer to Degree Requirements for course options.)

Language * (12 credits)

Must be in a Single Language

Fine Arts * (6 credits)

Literature (3 credits)

Philosophy / Humanities (3 credits)

PHIL 201Introduction to Logic

3

History (6 credits)

HIST 107World History to 1500

3

HIST 108World History since 1500

3

Behavioral Science (3 credits)

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Political Science (3 credits)

POLS 112American Government

3

Total Credit Hours:36

Early Childhood Major Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)

ECDV 430Characteristics of Early Childhood Education

3

ECDV 431Methods of Teaching Early Childhood Education

3

EDUC 303Education as a Profession

3

EDUC 304The Effective and Reflective Practitioner

3

EDUC 331Survey of Exceptional Learners

3

EDUC 350Portfolio and Practicum I

1

EDUC 405Curriculum and Methods in Language Arts, Pre-K-5

3

EDUC 407Classroom Management and Methods

3

EDUC 411Curriculum and Methods in Science, Pre-K-8

3

EDUC 412Curriculum and Methods in Social Studies, Pre-K-8

3

EDUC 419Curriculum and Assessment in Early Childhood Settings and Elementary Schools, Pre-K-5

3

EDUC 420Portfolio and Practicum II

1

EDUC 422Curriculum and Methods in Mathematics, Pre-K-8

3

EDUC 474Professional Seminar and Portfolio III

1

EDUC 475Teaching Practicum III

2

EDUC 476EdTPA Preparation

2

MATH 151Numerical Concepts for Elementary Teachers

3

PSYC 315Educational Psychology

3

PSYC 353Social Psychology

3

SOC 351/ANTH 351Sociology of the Family

3

SPCH 125Speech Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:55

School of Arts Major-Specific Electives

Free Electives

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 125

2.0 Cumulative GPA Required