Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Faculty/Staff Directory

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 52


I. Exploration Block (Beginning Core Courses) (14)
50-310 Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3)
50-315 Child Growth and Development (3)
50-320 Child, Family, and Community (3)
54-357 Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities (3)
50-301 Field Experience 1: Infant and Toddler Methods - 25 Hours (1)
50-302 Field Experience 2: Special Needs Observations - 25 Hours (1)

II. Synthesis Block (Methods Courses) (29)
50-360 History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Education (3)
50-335 Development of Speech and Language in Early Childhood (3)
50-324 Foundations of Teaching Reading and Language Arts for P-3 (3)
53-310 Teaching English Language Learners in P-12 Schools (3)
53-304 Technology for Teaching and Learning (3)
50-356 Foundations of Teaching Math, Science, and Social Studies (3)
50-330 Assessment and Intervention for Classroom Teachers (3)
50-325 Curriculum, Organization, and Methods for the Creative Arts and Literacy in Early Childhood (3)
50-440 Collaboration and Adaptations for Special Needs in General Education Settings (3)
50-401 Field Experience 3: Preprimary Methods Pre-K and K - 50 Hours (1)
50-402 Field Experience 4: Primary Methods - Grades 1-3 - 50 Hours (1)

III. Reflective Block (Student Teaching/Clinical) (9)
50-481 Clinical Practice/Student Teaching (9)

Advanced Writing: Three hours of clinical practice/student teaching fulfills the advanced writing requirement.