* These Block I classes must be taken together: EDCI 413 , EDCI 430 , IRED 320 and READ 301 .
** These Block II classes must be taken together: EDCI 349 ,EDCI 407 ,READ 302 , READ 303 .
*** These Block III classes must be taken together: EDCI 411(G) , EDCI 350 , EDCI 351 , and EDCI 427 .
Students wishing to also be certified in Early Intervention will need to complete the following 5 courses with grades of "C" or better: SPED 405(G) , SPED 406(G) , SPED 414(G) , SPED 420(G) , and SPED 423(G) . These courses must be taken outside of the "blocked" classes to meet Louisiana State Department of Education Early Intervention certification requirements.
Praxis Exam Requirements: Students must pass the Praxis I PPST exams (Reading, Writing, Math) or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the Early Childhood content exam, 0014 and PLT exam 0621 prior to Student Teaching.