Our early childhood PreK-3 licensure provides you with the knowledge and training to pursue a career in early childhood education. The curriculum places a heavy focus on the study of children from birth-to-kindergarten age and pre-kindergarten (pre-k) to third grade. Students planning to seek PreK-3 licensure must complete the Professional Core as outlined by the Department of Education and follow the course of study as outlined in the Child and Family Studies major. This comprises a full semester of integrated professional practicum experience and one full semester of student teaching in public school settings. Students who acquire licensure in early childhood will be certified to teach PreK-3 grade.
Course of Study for B.S. Major in Education (Early Childhood - PreK-3)
(Second Major Only)
(See Behavioral Science's Child and Family Studies for requirements for first major)
For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation Requirements.
I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements are met by the content major
II. Second Major Requirements:
Introduction to Education (W)
Professional Reflective Seminar I
Literacy II: Literature and Literacy (W)
Technology in the Classroom
Tests and Measurement
Teaching Mathematics: Methods, Strategies, and Techniques
Professional Reflective Seminar II
Student Teaching, PreK-3
Professional Reflection & Planning
Real Number System
Literacy III: Teaching Literacy
Special Education Foundations (W)
*These courses must be taken the semester prior to student teaching.
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