Degree Requirements

Common General Education Requirements

The following General Education courses are required for Bachelor of Science degrees in Early Childhood/Intervention Specialist (age 3-grade 3), Early Childhood/Intervention Specialist (K-12), Middle Childhood, AYA Language Arts, AYA Social Studies, and Multi-Age Physical Education,

COM 11103 (TM) Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
ENG 11103 (TM) Composition I3
ENG 11203 (TM) Composition II3
HIS 13103 (TM) World Civilization I or
HIS 13203 (TM) World Civilization II
HPE 10101 Human Wellness and Physical Fitness1
HPE** Any one (1) credit activity course1
LA 10001 Gateway to Success1
PSY 11103 (TM) General Psychology3
PSY 21103 Human Growth and Development**3
Common General Education Total21

** Physical Education and Health have different options for this requirement *** All Multi-Age Music General Education requirements are listed in the program course listing

NOTE: Admission to English 11103 (Composition I) is determined by placement testing scores. Students without the necessary competencies must enroll in English 10503 (Composition & Reading) or English 11103 (Fundamental Review & Composition I) depending on their score. The credits in these courses may not be used to meet any part of the General Education Communication Skills requirement.


Professional Education Requirements

The following Professional Education courses are required for Bachelor of Science degrees in, Middle Childhood, AYA Language Arts, AYA Mathematics, AYA Social Studies, AYA Life Sciences, AYA Physical Sciences, Multi-Age Music, Multi-Age Physical Education, and Multi-Age Visual Arts:

EDU 10303 School and Community3
EDU 20401 Integrated Classroom Management & Learning Environment**1
EDU 20403 Planning for Instruction3
EDU 22403 Educating the Exceptional Learner3
EDU 30303 Multicultural Relations*3
EDU 33302 Integrating Educational Technology into the Curriculum*2
EDU 39103 Junior Field Experience*3
EDU 41403 Educational Psychology*3
EDU 48902 Portfolio*2
Professional Education Total23

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses.
** ECE/ISK-12/ECSE majors have a different requirement.

Bachelor of Science – Early Childhood (age 3grade 3) and Intervention Specialist (K-12): Four Year Dual Licensure Program (40403)

This dual licensure program prepares candidates to teach in the PreK-Grade 12 settings.

General Education

Common General Education Courses21
BIO 11404 (TM) Principles of Biology4
MTH 11505 Mathematics for Educators I5
EDU 11403 Art i n the Curriculum3
EDU 35403 Science for Elementary/Middle School Teachers3
Select one of the following:
ENG 24103 (TM) The Literary Imagination
HUM 20103 (TM) The Humanities
PHR 21103 (TM) Philosophical Inquiry
General Education Total39

Professional Education

Common Professional Courses (excluding EDU 20401)23
EDU 22703 Science, Health, Nutrition Methods & Intervention ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 22603 Content Area Reading & Intervention ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 24603 Social Studies Methods & Intervention ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 31503 Phonics for ECE/ISK-12/ECSE *3
EDU 31603 Reading Methods for ECE/ISK-12/ECSE*3
EDU 44403 Reading Assessment & Development*3
EDU 47804 Math Methods & Intervention Techniques ECE/ISK-12/ECSE *4
EDU 48710 Student Teaching: ECE/ECSE *10
Professional Education Total54

Curriculum Content

EDU 20203 Infant, Child & Adolescent Development (Prenatal-YA) ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 20303 Learning Environments (P-12) ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 23303 Family, School & Community Collaboration ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 25303 Professional Practices ECE/ISk-12/ECSE3
EDU 25503 Assessment in Education ECE/ISK-12/ECSE3
EDU 32203 Constructivist Practices*3
EDU 34503 Classroom Management & Behavior Intervention ECE/ISK-12/ECSE*3
EDU 36603 Special Education Programming ECE/ECSE*3
HPE 16203 Nutrition3
HPE 20103 Physical Education Class Activities, Ages 3 – Grade 93
HPE 24302 Safety & First Aid2
HPE 41403 Physical Education for Exceptional Children3
MUS 20003 Music in the Curriculum3
Total Curriculum Content38
Total Hours Required For Degree131

* Only students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program may enroll in 30000 & 40000 level EDU courses

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