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Program Requirements

All Education majors are required to complete 48 hours of Thomas University Core Curriculum

The progression sheet lists required courses and electives. This allows teacher candidates and advisors to track progress toward the BS degree in Early Childhood Education. To begin planning your program, download the progression sheet. Feel free to contact our Early Childhood Education Coordinator for more information about the Early Childhood progression. For additional Information on our program, refer to the Thomas University Catalog.

 

Specific Requirements

EDU 200 Intro to the Teaching Profession

3

HIS 451 History of Georgia  (highly recommended, but not required)

3

MTH 170 Concepts of Mathematics: Number Concepts

3

Elective

3

 

Upper Division Professional Core Courses

ECE 326 Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Pre-K and Kindergarten

3

ECE 327 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Early Adolescent Learners

3

ECE 428 Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching Early Childhood Learners

3

ECE 429 Student Teaching

10

ECE 430 Student Teaching Seminar

2

ECE 440 Interdisciplinary Teaching through Art, Music, and Physical Education/Health

3

ECE 460 Social Studies Curriculum Development

3

ECE 470 Mathematics Curriculum Development

3

ECE 480 Science Curriculum Development

3

EDU 301 Teacher Candidate Orientation

0

EDU 310 Educational Psychology

3

EDU 316 Teaching Methods & Strategies

3

EDU 320 Teaching Diverse Learners

3

EDU 340 Assessment Strategies to Improve PK-12 Learning

3

EDU 350 Instructional Technologies in the PK-12 Classroom

3

EDU 360 Models of Teaching

3

EDU 468 Educating Exceptional Learners

3

RDE 452 Teaching Reading

3

RDE 454 Children’s Literature

3

RDE 455 Diagnosing & Remediation Reading Difficulties

3

 

 

Total Hours for Degree

123

Education that Engages... Empowers... TRANSFORMS

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