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
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
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
Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
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
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Program Specified Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 325
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Complete all required courses51
Unrestricted Electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum11-10
Total Credit Hours120


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
Methods of Inclusive Education Birth through Age 3
and Field Experience: Birth to Age 3
TE 344
Methods of Inclusive Education Ages 3 to 5
and Field Experience: Ages 3 to 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
Assessment and Intervention
and Field Experience: Assessment and Intervention
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