2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Teaching Major in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3) (BA/BS)

102 credits

Required Courses

AHS 100Introduction to Art

3

BIO 102Biological Concepts for Teachers

3

ECYF 100Introduction to Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

3

ECYF 265Infant/Toddler Development and Education

3

ECYF 351Teaching in the Kindergarten/Primary Program

3

ECYF 400Student Teaching: Pre-Kindergarten

6 TO 12

or

ECYF 401Student Teaching: Kindergarten

6 TO 12

or

ECYF 402Student Teaching: Primary Grades

6 TO 12

ECYF 442Administration of Early Childhood Programs

3

EDEL 200Planning for the Elementary and Early Childhood Classroom

3

EDEL 244Early and Elementary Education for Social Justice

3

EDFO 420Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDPS 260Human Growth and Development for Elementary Education

3

EDPS 393Learning & Assessment in Elementary Education

3

EDRD 204Literature for Children

3

or

EDRD 318Literature for Young Children

3

EDRD 390Early Emergent Literacy

3

EDRD 430Assessment and Intervention in Elementary Schools

3

GEOG 101Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic View

3

or

GEOL 101Planet Earth's Geological Environment

3

HIST 201American History, 1492-1876

3

HSC 350Elementary School Health Program

3

MATH 201Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning for the Elementary Teacher

4

MATH 202Data Analysis, Geometry, and Measurement for the Elementary Teacher

3

MATH 391Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Elementary School

3

MUSE 265Basic Music for Classroom Teachers

3

PHYC 101Physical Science Concepts for Teachers

1 TO 3

SCI 398Teaching Science in the Early and Primary Grades

3

SPCE 302Teaching Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom

3

SS 398Teaching Social Studies in Early Childhood/Kindergarten-Grade 3

3

Elective

2

Total Credit Hours:90

Concentration

ECYF 231Family and Community Relations

3

ECYF 252Creative Experiences for Young Children

3

ECYF 301Teaching in the Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Program

3

ECYF 381Early Childhood Language Arts

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 102

These major courses, AHS 100, BIO 102, GEOG 101 or GEOL 101, HIST 201, MATH 201, MUSE 265, PHYC 101 also fill a University Core Curriculum requirement.