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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, B.S.


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Elementary and Special Education  
615-898-2680
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
Major Requirements 52 hours
Professional Education 31 hours
Auxiliary Courses 23 hours
TOTAL 124-147 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 124 hours.

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 required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (52 hours)


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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