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2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Early Childhood Education - BA, BS


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  • For more information about Early Childhood Education, see the department webpage.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor (435-797-0391). Current students should also meet with an advisor (435-797-0391) and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 2020 - Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.0 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 1010: Orientation to Elementary Education   2     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     MATH 2010: Algebraic Thinking & Number Sense for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  or MATH 1051: Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)   4   or 4     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BCA_Courses-2018.pdf for options.
   3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BAI_Courses-2018.pdf for options. Arts Methods 2-3 See advisor for options
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3          
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2     Arts Methods 2-3 See advisor for options
MATH 2020: Euclidean Geometry and Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers (QI)   3     Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3 See http://teal.usu.edu/undergrad/eled/images/BHU_Courses-2018.pdf for options.
TEAL 3001: Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education    3     ELED 4150: Assessment and Differentiation Across the Curriculum    2    
TEAL 3002: Foundations Practicum   1     ELED 3100: Classroom Reading Instruction   3    
HDFS 2600: Seminar in Early Childhood Education   2     PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   4    
HDFS 2630: Practicum in Early Childhood Education   2-5   Enroll in 2 credits      
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2          
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ELED 5105: Motivation and Classroom Management   3     ELED 4000: Teaching Science and Practicum Level III    3    
ELED 4061: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics I: Rational Numbers, Operations, and Proportional Reasoning   3     ELED 4050: Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School   2    
ELED 4030: Teaching Language Arts (CI)   2     ELED 4062: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics II: Number, Operations, and Algebraic Reasoning   2    
ELED 4040: Reading Assessment and Intervention (CI)   2     ELED 4056: Elementary Content Practicum   3    
ELED 4032: Teaching Language Arts Practicum    1     HDFS 4550: Preschool Methods and Curriculum   3    
ELED 4042: Reading Assessment and Intervention Practicum   1     ELED 4480: Early Childhood Education Kindergarten Through Grade 3   3    
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3        
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HDFS 4960: Practice Teaching in Child Development Laboratories   3 or 6   Enroll in 6 credits ELED 5050: Student Teaching - Early Childhood   3-9   Enroll in 6 credits
ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education   3     ELED 5100: Student Teaching - Primary (Grades 1-3)   6   Enroll in 3 credits
TEAL 5080: Integrating Arts into Academic Learning   3     ELED 5250: Elementary Education Student Teaching Seminar   3    
TEAL 5710: Instruction for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners   3     Professional Anchor Option 3 See advisor for option
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Preparation Anchor (11 Credits)


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