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2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, B.S.


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Elementary and Special Education  
615-898-2146
Pamela A. Ertel, program coordinator
Pamela.Ertel@mtsu.edu
 

The curriculum for the major in Early Childhood Education offers preparation for teachers in the area of integrated early childhood education and to meet the Tennessee requirements for licensure to teach pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first through third grades in collaborative and/or inclusive 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 87 hours
TOTAL 124-128 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 course required by the program meets General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (87 hours)


Residency II (12 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.

Freshman


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours


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