Early Childhood Inclusive Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 188 3
Distribution
Aesthetics 3
Including:
Art Structure
Humanities 6
Including:
Select 1 of the following:
Introduction to Literature: British Literature
Introduction to Literature: American Literature
Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization
Intro to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
Introduction to Literature: Special Topics
Select 1 of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
American History
Social Sciences 6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences 7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 0-3
Including:
Math for Elementary Teachers II 1
Wellness 3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 388 3
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 224
Including:
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses50
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum0-1
Total Credit Hours117-121

Endorsement

Early Childhood Program Requirements
TE 311Math Methods I2
TE 313Field Experience: Math0.5
TE 314Phonics and Word Study2
TE 315Literacy Assessment2
TE 316Primary Grades Literacy2
TE 317Field Experience: Literacy1
TE 341Foundations of Early Childhood Education2
TE 342Literacy Methods for the Preschool Teacher2
TE 343
343L
Methods of Inclusive Education Birth through Age 3
and Field Experience: Birth to Age 3
3.5
TE 344
344L
Methods of Inclusive Education Ages 3 to 5
and Field Experience: Ages 3 to 5
3.5
TE 346Early Childhood Program Administration1
TE 348Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children 0-83
TE 349Supporting Young Children Through Family & Community Involvement1
TESE 333Serving Young Children with Special Needs3
TESE 334
334L
Assessment and Intervention
and Field Experience: Assessment and Intervention
3.5
MUS 404Music and Movement for Early Childhood Teachers2
PE 247Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children1
MATH 102College Algebra3
or MATH 104 Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics
Early Childhood Specialization Requirements
Select one of the following Specialization Areas:12
Birth through Kindergarten Specialization
Methods for Preschool and Kindergarten Classrooms
Infant and Toddler Mental Health
Infant and Toddler Curriculum
Literacy Methods 0-3
Parent Education
Age 3 to Grade 3 Specialization
Math Methods II
Field Experience: Math
Inclusive Methods K-3
and Field Experience: Inclusive Methods K-3
Methods for Preschool and Kindergarten Classrooms
Elementary Art Methods
Art Methods for Young Children
Total Credit Hours50
1

Only students in the Age 3 to Grade 3 Specialization are required to take MATH 330.

2

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.