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Early Childhood Education Teaching, B.A.

Early Childhood Education Teaching, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
MATH 1204 Mathematical Reasoning 3
SCI ED 1200 Inquiry into Life Science 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 8
 Hours15
Spring
EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development 3
SCI ED 1300 Inquiry into Physical Science 4
TEACHING 2017 Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching 1
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 8
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
LRNTECH 1031 Educational Technology and Design 3
LITED 1044 Children's Literature 3
MATH 2204 Mathematical Reasoning for Elementary Teachers II 3
SPED 3150 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours14
Spring
EDPSYCH 3109 Development and Assessment of Young Children 3
EDPSYCH 3148 Learning and Motivation in Classroom Contexts 3
LITED 3115 Methods of Teaching Early Literacy 3
TEACHING 3128 Level 2 Field Experience: Lesson Planning and Instruction 1
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
ELEMECML 3149/5149 Child, Family, School and Community Relationships 3
ELEMECML 4151/5151 Early Childhood Curriculum Development and Organization 3
ELEMECML 4160/5160 Administration of Programs in Early Childhood 1
LITED 3119/5119 Language Development and Emergent Literacy 3
MATH 3204 Mathematical Reasoning for Elementary Teachers III 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours16
Spring
ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science 3
ELEMECML 3164 Teaching Elementary School Social Studies 3
SPED 4192/5192 Experience in Special Education 1
ELEMECML 4124/5124 Infant Toddler Curriculum and Early Intervention 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
ELEMECML 4192/5192 Field Experience and Seminar in Early Childhood 2
ELEMECML 4130/5130 Guidance and Instruction in Early Childhood Education 3
MATH 3203 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society 3
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application 3
 Hours14
Spring
TEACHING 3132 Early Childhood Teaching 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours120