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 courses12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Aesthetics3
Including:
Art Structure
Humanities6
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 Sciences6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 124
Including:
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses50
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
MUS 404Music in Early Childhood Education 2
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 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 Hours50