Early Childhood Education P-3 B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Early Childhood Education P-3

College of ED & Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 110-111

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required to enroll in any EDU and EDEC courses.

General Education Requirements

 
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Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Literature Content Courses3-4
Math Content Courses6
Science Content Courses13
Social Studies Content Courses12
Geography
Social Studies
Health and Physical edcuation3
The Arts9
Teacher Education Program Professional Licensure Courses64
Total Hours110-111
 

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Literature Content Courses

Select one of the following:3-4
Lit & Literacy for Children
Introduction to Western Humanities Antiquity
Introduction to the Humanities Medieval to Modern
Intro to Lit
Poetry
Oral/Written Trads Native Amer
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C- 

Math Content Courses

Rule: Complete one of the following.

M 132Numbers and Operations for Elementary School Teachers3
M 133Geometry and Measurement for Elementary School Teachers3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C- 

Science Content Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following.

BIOB 226NGen Science: Earth & Life Sci5
ENST 472Gen Sci: Conservation Education3
PHSX 225NGen Science: Phys & Chem Sci5
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Studies Content Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

12 Total Credits Required

Geography

GPHY 121SHuman Geography3
or GPHY 141S Geography of World Regions
Total Hours3
 
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Studies Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following courses.

ANTY 122SRace and Minorities3
HSTA 255Montana History3
NASX 105HIntro Native Amer Studies3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Health and Physical Education

Rule: Complete all of the following.

HEE 302Methods of Instructional Strategies in Elementary PE3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

The Arts

Rule: Complete all of the following.

ARTZ 302AElementary School Art2
MUSE 397Methods: K-8 Music2
THTR 239ACreative Drama/Dance: K-82
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teacher Education Program Professional Licensure Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

64 Total Credits Required

Level 1 Learning and Instruction

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Note: Students are required to complete EDU 397 Methods: PK-4: Early Numeracy (3 credits) and EDU 397 Methods: PK-3 Early  Literacy (3 credits).

EDEC 408Early Childhood Principles and Practices3
EDU 222Educational Psych Child Dev3
EDU 338Academic Interventions3
EDU 395Clinical Experience1
EDU 397Methods: Teaching & Assessing6
HEE 330Promoting Well-Being in the Classroom P-121
Total Hours17
 

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 2 Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

EDEC 430SocEmot Dvlpmnt in Yng Child3
EDEC 453Early Childhood STEM3
EDEC 454PK-3 Language Arts and Reading Methods3
EDEC 491Special Topics1-6
EDU 346Exceptionalities3
EDU 370IntegTech into Educ3
EDU 451Clinical Exp:L3 Pedagogy Cntnt1
Total Hours17-22

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 3 Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

EDU 407EEthics & Policy Issues3
EDEC 230Positive Child Guidance and Management with lab3
EDEC 405Early Childhood Assessment and Outcomes3
EDEC 410Families, Communities, Culture3
EDEC 420Meeting Standards Through Play-Based Environments3
EDEC 495EC Fieldwork/Practicum: Integrated Curriculum1
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 4 Student Teaching

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

EDU 494Seminar:Refl Pract & App Rsrch1
EDU 495Student Teaching14
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-