Interdisciplinary Studies Early Childhood Education (PreK-3) BS

Requirements

FE Includes Field Experience

Proof of Professional Liability ($1 million) required annually

General Education Core — 55 hours

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

ENG 1020English Composition I

3

ENG 1080English Composition II: Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

ENG 2000World Literature

3

GGY 2050Fundamentals of World Geography

3

 

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

or

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

 

HIS 2010United States History Survey I

3

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

INT 1100Life, Calling, and Purpose

3

MAT 1040Concepts of Mathematics

3

MUS 1500Fine Arts

3

 

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

or

PHL 3070Ethics

3

 

PSY 2010General Psychology

3

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

REL 3000Christian Tradition

3

REL 4000Christian Life and Ministry

3

SCI 1500Life Science

3

INT 1100: Freshman leadership course requirement. Candidates entering with more than 24 hours are exempt.

Choose one of the following — 3 hours

SOC 2500The Family in Society

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

SOC 3300Urban Sociology

3

Interdisciplinary Studies Major — 36 hours

ALH 2100Public School Health

3

ART 2200Mixed Media

3

COM 2350Creative Drama (FE-10)

3

ENG 3150English Acquisition (FE-10)

3

ENG 3750Children's Literature

3

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

MAT 1070Mathematical Ideas and Reasoning

3

PSY 2500Human Growth and Cognition

3

PSY 3411Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

3

SCI 1600Physical Science

3

SCI 2510Earth and Space Science

3

SOC 3270Education in an Urban Culture (FE-10)

3

Professional Core — 27 hours

ECE 2000Learning through Play and Creative Expression in the Early Grades (FE-12)

3

ECE 2200Caring for Infants and Toddlers (FE-12)

3

ECE 3100Early Childhood Math and Science Methods (FE-12)

3

ECE 3200Early Childhood Language Arts and Social Studies (FE-12)

3

ECE 3310Early Childhood Reading and Writing across the Curriculum (FE-12)

3

EDU 1020Becoming a Teacher (FE-30)

1

EDU 1500Foundations of Education

2

EDU 2100Technology for Educators

2

EDU 2350Elementary Curriculum and Instruction (FE-20)

3

EDU 2556Effective Classroom Environments

2

EDU 3410Educational Tests and Measurements

2

EDU 1500: must be taken with EDU 1020

Enhanced Student Teaching — 12 hours

EDU 4600Student Teaching Seminar

3

EDU 4680Enhanced Student Teaching Early Childhood

1-9

Total Credit Hours: 130