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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education (BS)

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University Requirements:

Major Requirements:

Some University requirements may be met by Major Requirements. See an advisor for a planning guide.

Additional Breadth Requirements:

  • Three credits of Creative Arts and Humanities

  • Three credit Foreign Language course (CHIN, FREN, GREK, GRMN, HEBR, ITAL, JAPN, LATN, PORT, RUSS, or SPAN if Creative Arts and Humanities requirement is fulfilled by an English literature course)
  • Six credits of History and Cultural Change (three credits of this requirement fulfills the University History and Cultural Change requirement)
  • ENGL 200 or higher (three credits)
  • Two four-credit courses from Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Technology (courses with labs)

Prerequisites for EDUC 400 Student Teaching:

To be eligible to student teach, Early Childhood Education majors must have a GPA of 2.75 in their major and an overall GPA of 2.50.  They must also meet Student Teaching entry requirements established by the University Council on Teacher Education.  Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in all HDFS courses, EDUC 230 , and EDUC 210 .  A student failing to meet the minimum required grade of C- when taking a major course for the second time may not be permitted to remain in an HDFS major requiring that course. Students may appeal this decision.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree.

Only four credits of Music ensemble and four credits of 100-200 level courses in Military Science/ Army ROTC may be counted toward the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 120

Last Revised 2019-2020 Academic Year

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