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Childhood and Early Childhood Education > Courses for 1-6

Course Sequence
The sequence described below is for a full-time student; the program may be taken on a part-time basis, however.

Year 1
» General Education requirements
» Liberal Arts major requirements (includes both liberal arts and education prerequisites)
  Foreign Language 1 & 2

Year 2
» General Education requirements
» Liberal Arts major requirements (includes both liberal arts and education prerequisites)
» EDS340 Social & Philosophical Foundations of Education (3)
  EDS371 Child Psychology and Development (3)
  EED370 Education of Diverse Population in Early Childhood & Elementary School (3)
  EED415 Development of Symbolic Representation, Language & Literacy (3)
  GEO273 Physical Geography (3)
  MAT140 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 1 (3)
  MAT240 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 2 (3)

Year 3
» Liberal Arts major requirements
» EED371 Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Childhood & Elementary School (3)
» EED375 Teaching Reading in the Elementary School 1 (3)
» EED380 Teaching Mathematics, Science & Technology in the Elementary School (6)
  EED412 Curriculum II: Preschool and Kindergarten (3)
» SPE350 Creating Inclusive Elementary School Classrooms (3)
  EED301 Fieldwork 1 (1 credit, 40 hours)
  EED302 Fieldwork 2 (1 credit, 20 hours)

Year 4
» EED376 Teaching Reading/Languages Arts in the Elementary School 2 (3)
» EED379 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School (3)
  EED303 Fieldwork 3 (1 credit, 60 hours)
» EED404 Student Teaching, Primary Setting (6)*
» EED405 Student Teaching, Intermediate Setting (6)*
  EED406 Student Teaching Seminar (1)

*In order to register for Student Teaching, the student must have received a grade no lower than "B-" in all education courses and maintained an overall GPA of 2.75.