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Childhood Education: Course of Study

Track 1

Course/No. Title Credits Pre/Coreqs  Field Experience
CEDC 700
The Art of Effective Teaching
3

Prereq
CEDF 709
5 hours
CEDC 703
Teaching Science in the Elementary School
3

Prereq
CEDF 709

CEDC 704 Teaching Developmental Reading 3
Coreq
CEDF 709
10 hours
CEDC 705
Mathematics Curriculum and Materials
3
Coreq
CEDF 709
10 hours
CEDC 707
The Arts: An Interdisciplinary Learning Experience
3

Prereq
CEDF 709

CEDC 713
Health Education for the Classroom Teacher
3
Prereq
CEDF 709, 710

CEDC 715
Fieldwork: Reading and Social Studies
1
Coreq
CEDC 722 & CEDC 730
75 hours
CEDC 722 Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction: Integrating Literature, the Arts and Technology
2

Coreq
CEDC 730 & CEDC 715

CEDC 730 Perspectives on Literacy Across the Content Areas
2
Coreq
CEDC 722  & CEDC 715

CEDF 706
Social, Historical, Philosophical Foundations of Education: The American School
3
Prereq
CEDF 709, 715

CEDF 709
Child Development: Grades 1-9
3
None 5 hours
CEDF 710
Educational Psychology
3

Prereq
CEDF 709
5 hours
CEDF 715
Diversity in the American School
3
Coreq
CEDF 709

CEDF 716
Assessment of Teaching and Learning
3

Prereq
CEDF 709, CEDF 710

CEDC 792
Integrative Seminar: Research in Childhood Education
3
Prereq
CEDF 716 & CEDC 730

SPED 708
Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings 3 12 credits of coursework  
STUDENT TEACHING/PRACTICUM

Take Either



CEDC 724
Student Teaching in Grades 1-3 and 4-6 5



Or One of the Following




CEDC 725
Student Teaching in Grades 1-3
3

CEDC 727
Practicum in Grades 1-3 2


Plus One of the Following

CEDC 726
Student Teaching in Grades 4-6
3

CEDC 728
Practicum in Grades 4-6
2


Total Credits for Track 1 36-49

Track 2

Course/No.TitleCreditsPre/Coreqs Field Experience
CEDC 701 Beginning Elementary Literacy Methods 3

CEDC 702 Advanced Elementary Literacy Methods 3
CEDC 703
Teaching Science in the Elementary School
3

Prereq 
CEDF 709

CEDC 705
Mathematics Curriculum and Materials
3
Coreq 
CEDF 709
10 hours
CEDC 706  Reflective Practice in Elementary School Social Studies Curriculum 3
CEDC 707
The Arts: An Interdisciplinary Learning Experience
3

Prereq 
CEDF 709

CEDC 713
Health Education for the Classroom Teacher
3
Prereq 
CEDF 709,710

CEDC 739 Advanced Methods in Elementary Schools: Mathematics, Science and Social Studies 3
2
CEDC 772 Fieldwork and Teaching Seminar 1 2
240 hours
CEDC 773  Fieldwork and Teaching Seminar 2 2 240 hours
CEDC 774 Fieldwork and Teaching Seminar 3 2 360 hrs
CEDC 772 Fieldwork and Teaching Seminar 4 3 minimum 70 days
CEDF 706
Social, Historical, Philosophical Foundations of Education: The American School
3
Prereq 
CEDF 709,715

CEDF 709
Child Development: Grades 1-9 
3
None 5 hours
CEDF 710
Educational Psychology


Prereq 
CEDF 709
5 hours
CEDF 715
Diversity in the American School
3
Coreq 
CEDF 709

CEDF 716
Assessment of Teaching and Learning
3

Prereq 
CEDF 709,CEDF 710

 EDESL 771  K-12 Curriculum and Materials through the Content Areas 4

SPED 708  Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings 3
Total Credits for Track 2 53 credits

  

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