Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core History or Core Social Science3
Core History 13Core Social Science 33
Core Math 3MATH 2850 Mathematics for Elementary Education I3
Core Social Science33ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
EDUC 1010 Orientation to Teacher Education40Core Science ll 4
Core Science l 4 
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13Core Literature13
Approved Humanities Choice23Core Fine Arts3
MATH 2860 Mathematics for Elementary Education II3HDFS 2010 Lifespan Human Development in Family Context (or advisor approved HDFS elective)3
Science Elective with Lab4MATH 2870 Mathematics for Elementary Education III (or MATH elective)3
 KINE 2250 Motor Development Across the Lifespan2
 13 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
FOUN 3000 Diversity of Learners and Settings43CTRD 3010 Foundations of Language and Literacy Instruction II4, 54
CTRD 3000 Foundations of Language and Literacy Instruction I4,53CTEC 3030 Integrated Curriculum in Preschool: Early Literacy53
RSED 3000 Diversity and Exceptionality of Learners43RSED 5110 Curriculum in Early Childhood Special Education: Literacy and Developmental Domains53
CTEC 3200 A Working Theory for the Constructivist Educator4, 53EDMD 3300 Utilization of Instructional Technology for Educators2
HDFS 3010 Child Development in the Family3EDMD 5100 Media for Children (or approved elective)3
CTEC 4200 The Constructivist Teacher: Strategies and Techniques4, 53CTEC 4920/ Clinical Residency5, 71
CTEC 4911 Practicum in the Preschool4, 52 
 20 16
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
FOUN 3100 Child Development, Learning, Motivation and Assessment4,56CTEC 4210 The Constructivist Teacher: Growing Professionally5, 61
CTEC 4912 Practicum in Primary Grades4,52UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
CTEC 3020 Primary Math and Science53CTEC 4920 Clinical Residency5,711
CTMU 3040 Music and Related Arts54 
 15 12
Total Hours: 122

Curriculum guides for the junior and senior year vary according to semester of admission to Teacher Education. Some curriculum guides include a summer term. See advisor.