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Curriculum Guide for Majors in Birth Through Kindergarten (BK)

Freshman Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

GE 102

English Comp. and Grammar

3

MATH 121

Num. Syst. & Algebra

3

GE 122T

Freshman Seminar

1

GE 140

World Civilization I

3

GE 152/L

Principles of Phys. Sci/Lab or

 

GE 155/L

Principles of Biol. Sci/Lab

4

SPCH 214

College Speech

2

 

 

16

Second Semester

EDUC 160, 170, or 180

Praxis I electives

2

GE 103

English Comp. and Vocabulary

3

SPAN 101

Spanish I

3

GE 141

World Civilization II

3

GE 130

Art Appreciation or

2

GE 135

Music Literature

 

GE

Physical Ed. Activity

1

MATH 122

Geometry and Data Analysis

3

 

 

17

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

GE

Physical Education

1

BKED 301

Child Growth and Development I

3

EDUC 203

Intro. to Computer Instrl. Tech.

3

GE 201

World Lit. I

3

EDUC 160, 170, or 180

Praxis I electives

2

GE 185

Health Concepts

2

EDUC 210

PSI: Introduction to Education

3

BKED 201

Intro to Birth-Kindergarten Education

1

 

 

18

Second Semester

BFIN 210 or ECON 201

Personal Finance Management or Principles of Economics I

3

EDUC 250

Introduction to Reading

3

HLTH 369

Principles of Nutrition

3

EDUC 310

PSII: Intro to Spec. Ed & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 211A*

Field Experience

1

EDUC 311*

Field Experience

P/F

BKED 302

Child Growth & Development II

3

 

 

16

Junior Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

BKED 325

Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development

3

BKED 330

Educational Assessment of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

3

BKED 335

Communication and Collaboration in Schools and Communities

3

SPED 370

Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

EDUC 360

PS III: Teaching & Assessment

3

HLTH 367

Health & First Aid

2

 

 

17

Second Semester

GLBS 200

Introduction to Global Studies

3

BKED or ELEM

Approved Elective

3

BKED or ELEM

Approved Elective

3

SOC 202

Social Problems

3

BKED 420

Preschool Curriculum Development

3

BKED 454

Inclusive Preschool Environments

3

 

 

18

Senior Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

EDUC 460

PS IV: Portfolio Development

3

SPED or ELEM

Approved Elective

3

BKED 460

Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education

3

BKED 470

Kindergarten Curriculum and Methods

3

BKED 475

Autism Spectrum and Related Behavior Disorders

3

 

 

15

Second Semester

BKED 490

Student Teaching

12

EDUC 478

Seminar in Contemp. Ed. Issues

P/F

 

 

12

Total Semester Hours Required for Degree

124-127

* If EDUC 210 were successfully completed prior to Spring 2012, EDUC 211 is not required. If EDUC 310 were successfully completed prior to Spring 2012, EDUC 311 is not required.

Licensure-Only Requirements

 

45

EDUC 210 PSI: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310 PSII: Intro to Spec. Ed & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 460 PS IV: Portfolio Development

3

EDUC 203 Intro. to Instructional Computer Technology

3

BKED 301 Child Growth and Development I

3

BKED 302 Child Growth and Development II

3

BKED 325 Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development

3

BKED 330 Educ. Assess. of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

3

BKED 420 Preschool Curriculum Development

3

BKED 454 Inclusive Preschool Environments

3

BKED 470 Kindergarten Curriculum And Methods

3

EDUC 478 Seminar

P/F

BKED 490 Obs. and Supervised Teaching in Birth-Kindergarten Ed

12

Lateral Entry Requirements

 

33

EDUC 203 Introduction to Instructional Computer Technology

3

EDUC 210 PSI: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310 PSII: Intro to Spec. Ed & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 460 PS IV: Portfolio Development

3

BKED 301 Child Growth and Development I

3

BKED 302 Child Growth and Development II

3

BKED 325 Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development

3

BKED 330 Educ. Assess. of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

3

BKED 420 Preschool Curriculum Development

3

BKED 454 Inclusive Preschool Environments

3

BKED 470 Kindergarten Curriculum And Methods

3

For those candidates seeking an add-on license, please see the program coordinator for an individualized plan.