B.A. in Early Childhood Education and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (ECE.TSD.BA)

Education Requirements (45 credits) 1
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDL-280Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
(Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensive (WT)
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan (Gen*Ed Writing Intensive (WT)3
EDS-350Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I,Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3
EDL-333Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EDS-338Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
EDS-337Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3
EDL-364Early Childhood Capstone Research Seminar3
Select 9 credits as follows: 2
ED-416Clinical Practice8
ED-416SClinical Practice Seminar1
History Content (3 credits)
HS-201United States History I3
or HS-202 United States History II
Anthropology Content (3 credits)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
(Satisfies Social Science Survey (SS.SV) in General Education)
Science Content (3 credits)
SC-130Climate Science for 21st Century Citizens (Gen*ED Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL)3
Math Content (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
(Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
English Content (12 credits)
EN-227, EN-228 or EN-229 (Satisfies Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3
EN-342Children's and Young Adult Literature3
EN-300+ English Elective3
EN-470Theory and Practice of Writing3
Liberal Arts Requirements (15 credits)
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
or PS-103 American National Government
HS-2xx+ History Elective3
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
(Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity (CD) and Technological Literacy (TL)
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
or HS-310 Business and Economic Development of the United States
HE-101Strategies for Healthy Living3
Free Electives (12 credits) 3
Select up to 12 free elective credits12
General Education Requirements (21 credits) 4
Complete 21 credits as outlined on the General Education table.21
Total Credits120

Additional Endorsements Available

  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary

Notes

  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EN-101 College Composition I (Gen*Ed Composition)3EN-102 College Composition II (Gen*Ed Composition)3
HS-101 Western Civilization in World Perspective I or 102 (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV))3HS-201 United States History I or 2023
AN-103 Cultural Anthropology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3SC-130 Climate Science for 21st Century Citizens (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL)3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3Free Elective3
AR,DA, MU, or DA (Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT)3ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDL-280 Introduction to Early Childhood Education3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDL-326 Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I,Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3EDS-338 Assessment Approaches, P-123
ED-320 Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD))3MA-204 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
MA-203 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I (Gen*Ed Mathematics)3GO-100 People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography (Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL) and Cultural Diversity (CD))3
EN-227, EN-228, or EN-229 (Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDS-336 Classroom Management3ED-361 Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
EDS-350 Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3EDS-337 Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3
HS-2xx+ American History Elective3EDL-333 Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EN-342 Children's and Young Adult Literature3PS-101 Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization or 1033
World Language (Gen*Ed World Language)3EN-300+ English Elective3
 Free Electives3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits18
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDL-364 Early Childhood Capstone Research Seminar3ED-416 Clinical Practice8
EN-470 Theory and Practice of Writing3ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
BE-200 Economics for Social Science or HS 3103PR-xxx (Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3
HE-101 Strategies for Healthy Living3 
Free Elective3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 120