Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Education, BS-MEd, Justice in Early Childhood Education with Teacher Licensure


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SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS REQUIRED

 

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General Education Requirements


Competencies

Competencies must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits.

Basic College Mathematics

Reading Comprehension

General Education Categories (34-35 credits total)

FYS, W-I, and OC courses must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits. Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines. First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements. 

FYS

First Year Seminar (Required of all freshmen and transfers with fewer than 15 transfer credits) 3 credits

W-I

Written Communication Level I 3 credits

OC

Oral Communication 3 credits
PGR Personal Growth and Responsibility 3 credits
CEA Creative Expression and Appreciation 3 credits
HP The Human Past 3 credits
CS Contemporary Society 3 credits
WC World Cultures 3 credits
#SR Scientific Reasoning Laboratory Course 4 credits
Any Scientific Reasoning Course 3-4 credits
QR Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits

  Written Communication (Level II & Level III) and Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice

Courses taken for Written Communication Level II, Level III and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  Credits will be counted in the area where they apply.

W-II Written Communication - Level II
W-III Written Communication - Level III
DPDS Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice

       Students may choose to use support courses to satisfy general education categories, but may not be required to do so.  Note:  If a course is used to satisfy two or more requirements (for example, a support course and Scientific Reasoning requirement), the credits are counted in only one place.  Using a course to satisfy more than one requirement does not reduce the credit total required for graduation.  

       Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines.  First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements.

#       These Scientific Reasoning General Education Category courses do not have to be a sequence or be from the same discipline.

        Level II and Level III Written Communications courses and Diversity, Power Dynamics & Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply. The credits are counted only in one area.

♦        General Education categories to be completed with the first 30 credits. Exceptions in the timing of these courses will be made for transfer students.

 

Courses in Major (55)


Required (88)


Stage 2: Senior Year (19.5 credits)

  • *EDC 720  Lang. Arts Methods in ECE
  • *EDC 721  Soc Studies Method in ECE
  •  EDC 810  Tech Methods
  • *EDC 733  Seminar III: CRT for ECE classrooms
  •  EDC 714  Childhood Ed Pre-Prac
  •  EDC 722  Math Methods in ECE
  • *EDC 723  Science Method in ECE
  • *EDC 734  Seminar IV: Classroom Man. and SEL for ECE
  •  EDC 714   Childhood Ed Pre-Prac

♦ Required Programmatic Assessments


  • EDA 901  Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic I
  • EDA 902 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic II
  • EDA 903 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic III
  • EDA 904 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic IV
  • EDA 905 Prog Assess for Initial Ed Lic V

Stage 3: 5th Year Courses (15 credits) FALL


Important Note: Students entering their fifth year of study in the 2021 and 2022 academic years will complete three credit practicum seminars.   

  • EDC 830   Practicum I In ECE
  •             AND
  • EDC  835   Practicum Seminar I in ECE
  • EDC  795C UDL Practicum Support
  • EDG  805  Pract. Sem. In CRT

Spring


  • EDC   805  Professional Lives of Teachers
  • EDC   862  Pract Sem. In SEI
  • EDC   831  Practicum II in Early Childhood Education
  • EDC   836  Practicum Seminar II in Early Childhood Education
  • OR   Two Half-Practica & Seminars: One in ECE, one in another area.
Free Electives (0 credits Total)

Additional free electives credits listed may be required based on the use of support

courses to satisfy General Educatin Category requirements.

Required Minor (15-18 credits)


Students in this program must complete a minor in an area of their choosing.

See reverse for suggested minors aligned with the major’s justice focus.

 

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Additional Information and Notes


♦        Programmatic Assessments are required for all students pursuing educational licensure in a specified

          sequence. Results will be factored into gateway reviews for progression that occurs each term

           beginning Spring term of the Junior year.        

        Practicum Seminars in areas other than ECE may carry more than 1.5 credits

*        Courses with asterisk carry both graduate and undergraduate credit.

 

 

Total credits for graduation: 120-135


The additional credits listed above are required for Graduate graduation.

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