Early Childhood Special Education / Bachelor of Arts

Early Childhood Education (birth – 3rd grade)
Early Childhood Special Education (birth – 3rd grade)

Candidate will also earn the required English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement (PreKindergarten – 3rd grade). Bilingual endorsement (PreKindergarten – 3rd grade) may be added.

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 55

Degree Requirements

Program: BA-ECED-E

I. Professional Education Courses for Early Childhood Special Education with ESL Endorsement

ECED-30100Observation and Assessment with Infant and Toddler Methods

1

ECED-30200Field Experience 2: PreK Special Needs Observations

1

ECED-31000Foundations of Early Childhood Education

3

ECED-31500Child Growth and Development

3

ECED-32000Child, Family, Culture and Community

3

ECED-32400Foundations of Teaching Reading and Language Arts for P-3

3

ECED-32500Curriculum, Organization and Methods of Creative Arts and Literacy in Early Childhood

3

ECED-33000Assessment and Intervention for Classroom Teachers

3

ECED-33500Beginning Linguistics and Development of Speech and Language in Early Childhood

3

ECED-35600Foundations of Teaching Math, Science and Social Studies for P-3

3

ECED-36000History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Education

3

ECED-40100Field Experience 3: Preprimary ESL Methods - Pre-K and K

1

ECED-40200Field Experience 4: Primary Methods - Grades 1-3

1

ECED-44000Collaboration and Adaptations for Special Needs in General Education Settings

3

ECED-48100Clinical Practice and Seminar: Early Childhood

9

ENLE-31000Foundations of Teaching Bilingual and English Language Learners

3

ENLE-32600Introduction to Curriculum & Instruction for Teaching English Language Learners

3

SCED-30400Integrating Educational and Assistive Technology into the Classroom

3

SPED-35700Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities

3

II. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:
ECED-48100Clinical Practice and Seminar: Early Childhood

9