Childhood & Exceptional Student Education

 

Contact:

Department of Childhood and
Exceptional Student Education

University Hall 269
912.344.2564
Fax: 912.344.3443

Curriculum
Bachelor of Science (BSED) in Early Childhood Education

Sample Program of Study


Area A - Essential Skills (9 hours)
ENGL 1101 Engl Comp I 3
ENGL 1102 or 1102H Engl Comp II 3
MATH 1001 or 1111 Quantitative Skills & Reasoning or College Algebra, MATH 1113 Pre-calculus Math, MATH 1161 or 1161H Calculus I 3
Ethics & Values: Choose one of the following: CHEM 2600, CRJU 2020, ENGL 2000, ETHC 2000, GWST 2101, HIST 2000, HONS 2100, PHIL 2030, POLS 1200  
Global Perspectives: Choose one of the following: ANTH 1150, CHEM 2200, CRJU 2010, ECON 1150, ENGL 2050, EURO 2000, FREN 1002, GEOG 1100, GEOG 2120, GRMN 1002, GWST 2200, HIST 1111, HIST 1112 or 1112H, HIST 2100, HLPR 2010, HONS 2000, POLS 1150, POLS 2290, PSYC 2300, RELI 2100, SPAN 1002 3

Area C - Humanities & Fine Arts (6 hours)
One course selected from: ENGL 2100 or 2100H, PHIL 2010, PHIL 2030, FREN 2001 or 2002, GRMN 2001 or 2002, SPAN 2001 or 2002 3
One course selected from: ARTS 1100, ARTS 2710, ARTS/MUSC 1270, ARTS 2720, MUSC 1100, THEA 1100, THEA 1200, THEA 2410, THEA 1200 3

Area D - Science, Math, & Technology (10 hours)
A laboratory science 4
A lab or non-lab science 3
A math, science or technology course 3

Area E - Social Sciences (12 hours)
HIST/POLS 1100 or HIST 1100H 3
One course selected from: HIST 1111 or 1111H OR HIST 1112 or 1112H 3
One course selected from: ANTH 1102, PSYC 1101 or 1101H, ECON 2105, SOCI 1101, ECON 2106, ECON 1101 3
One course selected from: AFAS 2000, ANTH 1102, HIST 1111, ECON 1101, ECON 2105, HIST 1112 or 1112H, ECON 2106, HIST 2111, PSYC 1101 or 1101H, HIST 2112, SOCI 1101, POLS 2100, GEOG 2120, GWST 1101 3

Area F - Related Courses (18 hours)
EDUC 2110 Invest. Crit/Contemp. Issues 3
EDUC 2120 Expl.Socio/Cult. Persp. 3
EDUC 2130 Expl. Learning & Teaching 3
ISCI 2001/2001L Life/Earth Science & Lab 3
ISCI 2002/2002L Physical Science & Lab 3
MATH 2008 Found. of Numbers & Oper. 3

Major & Related Field Courses (60 hours)
EDUC 3100 Technology Applications for Teachers 2
EDUC 3200 Curriculum, Inst. & Assessment 3
EDUC 3300 Educating Stud. w/Disabilities 3
ECUG 3040 Child Dev. Prenatal to Adol. 3
ECUG 3060 Language Arts: Oral Language, Writing, Spelling and Grammar 3
MATH 3911/3911L Algo/Num Sys 3
ECUG 3071 Teaching Children's Literacy 3
ECUG 4070 Social Studies 3
ARTS or MUSC 3200 Art or Music for Elem. 3
PEEC 3200 Health and Physical Education for Elem. 2
MATH 3912/MATH 3912L  Geom./Data Anaylsis 3
ECUG 3072 Teaching of Reading 3
ECUG 4080 Methods in Early Ch. Science 3
ECUG 4090 Classroom Management 3
ECUG 3750 Internship I-Pre Stud. Teach. 3
MATH 5911 Topics Math Educators 3
ECUG 4300 Lang. Arts Assess. & Modific, 3
ECUG 4750 Internship II Student Teaching 12

Program Related Courses
Physical Education (Beyond 120 semester hour requirement) 3
FYSE1100 First-Year Seminar 1

Total     124 hours


Other Requirements

  1. All course work must be completed prior to taking ECUG 4750
  2. GACE Program Admission or Exemption Scores (200, 201 & 202)
  3. Admission to Candidacy in ECE Card
  4. Electronic Portfolio (edTPA - Department Exit Exam)
  5. GACE ECE Content Assessments (001, 002)
  6. Current Cert in CPR (infant, child & adult)/First Aid
  7. Apply for Graduation (2 sem. prior to graduation)
  8. University Exit Exam Completed (during Intern II)
  9. GA PSC Technology Requirement (EDUC 3100 passed)
  10. Week of the Young Child Conf.-Spring Attendance Required
  11. Ethics Examination (effective Spring 2015)

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