Feb 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education Grades PK-3, BS


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Degree Awarded:         Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Science        125
Career Opportunities:
Teaching Pre-K-3 (see College of Education )
Additional Requirements:
Students must earn at lest an overall 2.5 GPA and an overall 2.5 GPA in all major courses.

Praxis Exam Requirements: Prior to Teacher Residency, students must pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the Praxis Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) or the Reading/Language Arts (5002), Mathematics (5003), Social Studies (5004), and Science (5005) and the Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood (5621) by established deadline.
Note(s):
1 Select from Biology, Chemistry, or Geology. Students cannot receive credit for both GEOL 105  and GEOL 225 .
2 Block I classes must be taken together: EDCI 413 , EDCI 430 , IRED 320 , LTCY 301 , and EDCI 427  
3 Block II classes must be taken together: EDCI 349 , EDCI 407 , LTCY 302 , LTCY 303 , and EDCI 411G  
4 Block III classes must be taken together: EDCI 350  and EDCI 472   

English Literature (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Literature courses.

Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.1

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Fine Arts courses.

Senior Year, Second Semester (10 credit hours)


General Education Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
MATH 105 
MATH 117  
BIOL 206  and CHEM 212 
and
Choose 3 cr from any BIOL, CHEM, or GEOL
GEOG 103 
PSYC 311  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
HIST 221  
or HIST 222  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
CMCN 100  
or CMCN 310  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  

 

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