Early Childhood Education P-3 B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Early Childhood Education P-3

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 101-102

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Literature Content Courses

3-4

Math Content Courses

6

Science Content Courses

13

Social Studies Content Courses

12

Geography

Social Studies

Health and Physical Education

3

The Arts

6

Teacher Education Program - Professional Licensure Courses

58

Level 1 - Learning and Instruction

Level 2 - Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Level 3 - Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Level 4 - Student Teaching

Total Hours

101-102


Literature Content Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

EDU 331

Lit & Literacy for Children

LIT 110L

Intro to Lit

LIT 120L

Poetry

LIT 236L

Literary Histories

LIT 243L

Genres, Themes, Approaches

NASX 235X

Oral/Written Trads Native Amer

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Math Content Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

M 132

Numbers and Operations for Elementary School Teachers

3

M 133

Geometry and Measurement for Elementary School Teachers

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Science Content Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BIOB 226N

Gen Science: Chemical & Life Sciences

5

ENST 472

Gen Sci: Conservation Education

3

PHSX 225N

Gen Science: Phys & Chem Sci

5

Total Hours

13

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Studies Content Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 12 total credits required.

Geography

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

GPHY 121S

Human Geography

3

or GPHY 141S

Geography of World Regions

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Studies Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ANTY 122S

Race and Minorities

3

HSTA 255

Montana History

3

NASX 105H

Intro Native Amer Studies

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Health and Physical Education

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

HEE 302

Methods of Instructional Strategies in Elementary PE

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


The Arts

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ARTZ 302A

Elementary School Art

2

MUSE 397

Methods: K-8 Music

2

THTR 239A

Creative Drama/Dance: K-8

2

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teacher Education Program - Professional Licensure Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 64 total credits required.

Level 1 - Learning and Instruction

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). All courses must be completed concurrently.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 222

Educational Psych Child Dev

3

EDU 338

Academic Interventions

3

EDU 395

Clinical Experience

1

EDU 397

Methods: Teaching & Assessing

6

HEE 330

Promoting Well-Being in the Classroom P-12

2

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 2 - Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Note: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDEC 408

Early Childhood Principles and Practices

3

EDEC 410

Families, Communities, Culture

3

EDU 339

Tchg Assess PK-8 Lang Arts

3

EDU 346

Exceptionalities

3

EDU 370

IntegTech into Educ

3

EDU 395

Clinical Experience (Level 2)

1

Total Hours

16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 3 - Pedagogy and Content Knowledge

Note: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 407E

Ethics & Policy Issues

3

EDEC 420

Implementing Standards and Assessment in Play-Based Environments

3

EDEC 430

SocEmot Dvlpmnt in Yng Child

3

EDEC 453

Early Childhood STEM

3

EDEC 495

EC Fieldwork/Practicum: Integrated Curriculum

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 4 - Student Teaching

Note: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 494

Seminar:Refl Pract & App Rsrch

1

EDU 495

Student Teaching

14

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-