Nov 12, 2019  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog

Early Childhood Education, B.S.


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Elementary and Special Education  
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Jane Lim, program coordinator
Jane.Lim@mtsu.edu
 

The curriculum for the major in Early Childhood Education offers preparation for teachers in the area of early childhood education and to meet the Tennessee requirements for licensure to teach pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first through third grades. Emphasis is placed on the development of the young child within the context of the family and on integrating developmentally appropriate practice within educational settings.*

*NOTE: A grade of C- or higher is required for all ECE courses.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Early Childhood Education, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following courses are required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:

  • BIOL 1030/1031 (Nat Sci)
  • ASTR 1030/1031, CHEM 1030/1031, GEOL 1030/1031, or PSCI 1030/1031 (Nat Sci)
  • GEOG 2000 (Soc/Beh Sci)
  • AAS 2100, ANTH 2010, PS 1005, or PS 1010 (Soc/Beh Sci)
  • MATH 1010 (Math)
  • ART 1030 or DANC 1000 or MUS 1030 or PHIL 1030 or THEA (Hum/FA) (6 credit hours)

Major Requirements (52 hours)


Total hours in program: 124


Curriculum: Early Childhood Education


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 33 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours


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