Jan 20, 2020  
2010-2011 General Catalog 
    
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Early Childhood Education and Deaf Education (Composite), BS


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Elementary/Early Childhood Areas of Emphasis


Students majoring in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education are required to complete an area of Emphasis. All students majoring in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education must complete an area of Emphasis consisting of 9-12 credits. (For the K-6 Licensure Program 9 credits are required, while 12 credits are required for all other programs.) The area of Emphasis must be chosen from the following fields: Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics/General Science, General Science, Fine Arts, Art, Music, Physical Education, Health/Wellness/Nutrition, School Library Media, a Foreign Language, or English as a Second Language (ESL).

University Studies Requirements


Elementary Education Majors and Early Childhood Education Majors are required to take certain classes to fulfill the University Studies requirements. The following sections list the specific courses to choose from:

Computer and Information Literacy (0-3 credits)


Passing grade on six computer and information literacy related examinations. Although no specific course is required, USU 1000  and OSS 1400  teach the required skills.

Quantitative Literacy (QL) (3 credits)


(A grade lower than a C- will not be accepted in these courses.)

Breadth Requirements (18-19 credits)


Choose one course from the following to meet the BCA requirement:


Exploration Requirement (3-4 credits)


Students in the Elementary and Early Childhood Education majors should fulfill this requirement by completing PHYS 1200  (BPS).

Depth Education Requirements


Quantitative Intensive (QI) (1 course)


(A grade lower than a C- will not be accepted in this course.)

Depth Course Requirements (4 credits minimum)


Complete at least 4 credits in approved University Studies depth courses designated DSC, DHA, or DSS (outside of area of emphasis).

Note:


1 Prerequisite: C- or better in MATH 1050 , Math ACT score of 25 or higher, or Math SAT score of 580 or higher (also required to apply to the Teacher Education Program).

Composite Deaf Education and Early Childhood Education Major


Early Childhood Education Requirements (50 credits)


Students should complete all of the following courses as indicated.

Note:


Teaching licensure requires a 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA). (Grades lower than a C will not be accepted toward the major.)

Note:


1 Level II must be completed prior to taking this course.

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