Education Courses for Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (On Campus)

Education Courses for Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (On Campus) - 74 credits


The following courses are taken by incoming freshman students; transfer students may take them separately if necessary.
ED 101 Introduction to Education & Lab
ED 102 Technology: Classroom Applications & Portfolio

The following courses are taken by sophomore students; transfer students may take them separately if necessary.
ED 251 Introduction to Child Growth and Development
SPED 290 Introduction to Special Needs & Lab
ED 220 ELA Methods & Assessments
ED 318 Kindergarten Methods & Lab
ED 315 Play and Creative & Lab
ED 330 Curriculum Methods & Lab
ED 331 Infants and Toddlers

The following courses can be taken either before or after the student has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program.
SOCI 212 Human Relations (also meets Goal 7 of the MnTC)
ED 346 Children’s Literature
HLTH 290 Wellness, Safety and Nutrition
ED 275 Foundations: Parent –Child Relationships
SPED 470 Collaboration in Educational Settings

The following courses may be taken only after the student has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Refer to the current SMSU Academic Catalog and/or the Teacher Education application packet for the admission criteria and process.

This block of classes should be taken during Fall & Spring of Junior Year.

Fall:
ED 344 Social Studies Methods & Lab
ED 361 Elementary Mathematics/Assessments & Lab
ED 402 Early Literacy & Linguistics & Lab
ED 443 Action Research I

Spring:

ED 302 Developmental Reading, Methods and Assessment & Lab
ED 304 Professional Development & Classroom Applications
ED 363 Elementary Science/Assessments & Lab
ED 444 Action Research II

These classes may be taken either junior or senior year, after admissions to Teacher Ed Program.
ED 423 Classroom Management Theories and Practices & Lab
ED 455 Leadership Issues
ED 456 Practicum in Early Childhood Education Leadership

 

Student Teaching – completed after all coursework for the degree and licensure are finished.
12 credits of student teaching are required for a semester length experience.
Student teaching is offered both Fall & Spring

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