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

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
Math for Elementary Teachers I 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5 – 8)9-10
Including:
LOPER 5: Visual or Performing Arts
Art Structure
LOPER 6: Humanities
Choose one of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Choose one of the following:
General Biology
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Earth Science
Astronomy
Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Including:
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Program Specified Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 325
Including:
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses51
Unrestricted Electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum11-10
Total Credit Hours120

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
PE 247Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children1
MUS 404Music in Early Childhood Education 3
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 for Elementary Teachers II
Math Methods II
Field Experience: Math
Inclusive Methods K-3
and Field Experience: Inclusive Methods K-3
Methods for Preschool and Kindergarten Classrooms
Total Credit Hours51