academic coursework - early childhood program

EDU COURSEs IN UNDERGRADUATE

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM OF STUDY (FALL 2012 AND LATER, LEP)

 

Students who major in early childhood education must take the following core cours.

Gate I (Pre Admission Gate)

To Be Taken Before Admission to the Early Childhood Program:

EDU 206: Principles of Early Childhood Education (3 cr.)
SED 225: Introduction to Exceptionalities;
or SED 481: Teaching Exceptional Children in the Elementary Classrooms (3 cr.)

Gate II

To be taken Only After Admission to the Early Childhood Program:

*EDU 305: Beginning Readers
EDU 308: Children's Literature and Literacy (Early Childhood)
* EDU 309: Integrated Curriculum in Pre-K- K
SED 235: Early Childhood: Exceptional Individual

Gate III

*EDU 306 — Developing Readers
*EDU 312 — Integrated Curriculum in the Primary Classroom
EDU 319 — Math, Science and Technology for the Early Childhood
EDU 322 — Family School and Community Partnership
SED 365- — Academic Assessment and Remediation for Exceptional Individuals
IDS 471 — English Language Learners in the Classroom

* Courses marked with an asterix (*) must be taken concurrently. Fieldwork is a major component of these two courses.

Gate IV

Upon the successful completion of the above courses and completion of second major, students will take:

Student Teaching:
(a) EDU 300-Student Teaching I: Full day student teaching experience at the nursery or kindergarten level in an inclusive setting (6 cr.);
(b) EDU 400- Student Teaching II: Ten-week, full day student teaching experience in grades 1, 2, or 3 (6 cr.).Student Teaching Seminar: EDU 485 (1.5 cr.).

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