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Early Childhood Learning PK-2

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Learning: PK-2 Certification Program
AA to BA 2nd Bachelor's Degree
Semester 1 Fall 2015 ECED 302: Early Childhood Development, Birth to Eight (3 cr) ECED 302: Early Childhood Development, Birth to Eight (3 cr)
ECED 332: Building Family, School, and Community Partnerships (3 cr) ECED 332: Building Family, School, and Community Partnerships (3 cr)
Semester 2 Spring 2016 ECED 350 Topics: Developmental Approaches to Teaching and Learning (3 cr) ECED 350 Topics: Developmental Approaches to Teaching (3 cr)
MATH 143: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I (4 cr) *Only required if college level math course is needed
Semester 3 Summer 2016 HED 450 Topics: Wellness for the Young Child (3 cr) HED 450 Topics: Wellness for the Young Child (3 cr)
ECED 350 Topics: Supporting Young Children’s Social Emotional Development (3 cr) ECED 350 Topics: Supporting Young Children’s Social Emotional Development (3 cr)
ECED 450: Assessment in Early Childhood Education (3 cr) ECED 450: Assessment in Early Childhood Education (3 cr)
All candidates must have taken and passed all sections of the Praxis I CORE Academic Skills for Educators exam.
Semester 4 Fall 2016 MATH 144: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II (4 cr) *Only required if college level math course is needed
ECED 423: Developmental Literacy and the Language Arts I (4 cr) ECED 423: Developmental Literacy and the Language Arts I (4 cr)
Semester 5 Spring 2017 ECED 425: Developmental Literacy and the Language Arts II (4 cr) ECED 425: Developmental Literacy and the Language Arts II (4 cr)
ECED 429: Early Childhood Social Studies and Science (4 cr) ECED 429: Early Childhood Social Studies and Science (4 cr)
All candidates must have taken and passed Praxis II 0022 Early Childhood: Content Exam
Semester 6 Summer 2017 ECED 420: Mathematics, Prekindergarten Through Second Grade (3 cr) ECED 420: Mathematics, Prekindergarten Through Second Grade (3 cr)
ECED 350: STEAM in Early Childhood Education (3 cr) ECED 350: STEAM in Early Childhood Education (3 cr)
SPED 350: Supporting Young Children with Special Needs (3 cr) SPED 350: Supporting Young Children with Special Needs (3 cr)
2nd Degree Candidates must have taken and passed Praxis II 0021 Education of Young Children Exam
Semester 7 Fall 2017 TESL 300: Promoting Early Childhood Dual Language Development (3cr) ECED 439: Student Teaching in Early Childhood Settings (9 cr)
ECED 419: Infant Toddler Curriculum (3 cr)
Bachelor Candidates must have taken and passed Praxis II 0021 Education of Young Children Exam
ECED 469: Best Practices in Early Childhood Settings (3 cr)
Semester 8 Spring 2018 ECED 439: Student Teaching in Early Childhood Settings (9 cr)
ECED 469: Best Practices in Early Childhood Settings (3 cr)

*In addition to the above outline of cohort courses, students will need to complete CEP 315, FNED 346 as well as any outstanding required general education courses. These courses will not be scheduled as part of the cohort, but will be completed by students individually –you can begin to complete these courses January 2015 and Summer 2015, prior to program courses beginning Fall 2015.

All cohort members are required to attend academic and non-academic support sessions each week on Wednesdays from 3-5pm in Horace Mann 063; dinner tickets to Donovan Dining Hall will be provided. Cohort courses will follow the support sessions on Wednesday evenings from 5-8pm in Horace Mann 063 and delivered using a hybrid model (face to face delivery with on-line content and assignments). ​

Page last updated: May 12, 2016