Childhood Education (1-6), B.S.

Degree Curriclum 

A. General Education

See requirements as stated in the General Education section of the College website.

B. A 32 credit concentration in a liberal arts or science discipline.

Students may transfer a maximum of four of these courses from other institutions.  The disciplinary concentrations include:

  • American Studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Politics, Economics & Law
  • Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Culture
  • Visual Arts
  • World Cultures

C. 32 credits in required Education courses:

  • ED3700 Child Development & Practicum for Teachers 
  • ED3900 Foundations of Education
  • ED4000 Foundations of Special Education
  • ED4120 Methods & Materials of Teaching Mathematics, Science, and Technology in the Elementary Classroom
  • ED4200 Foundations of Reading I
  • ED4220 Teaching Reading II
  • ED4740 Interdisciplinary Instructional Strategies

And one of the following three courses:

  • ED3660 Issues in Multicultural Education

                           OR

  • ED3600 Puerto Rican and Other Hispanic Children: What Teachers Need to Know

                            OR

  • ED3650 Foundations of Bilingual/Multicultural Education

D. 16 credits in required field experiences:

  • ED5930 Observation & Seminar
  • ED5940 Student Teaching & Seminar