2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice, cont'd

Associate of Arts Degree
Program of Study in Education

Provides the student with the knowledge and skills to work in the capacity of a paraeducator and with a career ladder step leading to teacher licensure and other professional opportunities.

  Credits
General Education Requirements
Students should consult with their faculty advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the General Education requirements leading to a degree in Education.
31
Required Courses
EDEC 265 Leadership and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education 3
EDEC 381 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods 3
EDSP 204 Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 220 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 232 Foundations of Reading 3
EDU 240 Behavior Management 3
**EDU/EDSP 294 Seminar/Workshop 1
*EDU/EDSP 298 Internship 2
Total Required Credits 21
* Co-register with EDU/EDSP 294 Seminar/Workshop
** Co-register with EDU/EDSP 298 Internship
Restricted electives selected with advisor
approval
6
Total minimum credits required for degree 60

Advising Options for AA degree in Education

Early Childhood

  Credits
General Education Requirements
Students should consult with the Early Childhood faculty advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the General Education requirements leading to a degree in Education or to specific employment requirements in Head Start, Early Head Start, Even Start, and child care programs.
31
Required Courses
EDEC 381 Early Childhood Curriculum and
Methods
3
EDEC 265 Leadership and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education 3
**EDEC 294 Seminar/Workshop 1
*EDEC 298 Internship 2
EDSP 204 Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 220 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 232 Foundations of Reading 3
EDU 240 Behavior Management 3
Total Required Credits 21
* Co-register with EDEC 294 Seminar/Workshop
** Co-register with EDEC 298 Internship
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6

Special Education

  Credits
General Education Requirements
Students should consult with the Special Education faculty advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the General Education requirements leading to a degree in Education or to specific employment requirements in special needs work settings.
31
Required Courses
EDEC 265 Leadership and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education 3
EDEC 381 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods 3
EDSP 204 Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners 3
EDSP 205 Adult and Child Interaction Skills 3
**EDSP 294 Seminar/Workshop 1
*EDSP 298 Internship 2
EDU 220 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 232 Foundations of Reading 3
Total Required Credits 21
* Co-register with EDSP 294 Seminar/Workshop
** Co-register with EDSP 298 Internship
Restricted electives selected with advisor
approval
6

NEXT: Minor in Early Childhood Studies


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