Early Childhood Education

A candidate seeking a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood will obtain the knowledge, skills and dispositions to teach students ages birth to 8 years, with or without disabilities.  The program includes a Liberal Arts Sequence, Teacher Education Core Courses, and the Early Childhood Course Sequence.  Successful Praxis I and II requirements, and clinic and student teaching experiences are required for Wisconsin licensure. 

Note: Additional courses may be added to the Early Childhood Sequence in order to pursue the Early Childhood-Middle Childhood (ages birth-11) licensure.

BIO 380 Environmental Education Workshop

0

EDU 264 Literature for Teaching

3

EDU 266 Introduction to Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners

3

EDU 359 Clinic I

1

EDU 359 Clinic II

1

EDU 362 Early Childhood Humanities

3

EDU 363 Emergent Literacy and Language Arts

3

EDU 364 Early Childhood Mathematics and Science Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 365 Early Childhood Social Studies Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 462 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 463 Early Childhood Program Administration

3

Student Teaching Requirements for Early Childhood Licensure (2-12 credits)

EDU 453 Student Teaching (18 continuous weeks) 

1-6

Add the following courses to pursue Early Childhood-Middle Childhood Licensure Option (14 credits)

EDU 367 Reading and Language Arts Curriculum and Methods

2

EDU 368 Science Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 369 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 382 Elementary Creative Arts Curriculum and Methods

3

EDU 465 Mathematics Curriculum and Methods

3

MUS 342 Music Curriculum and Methods

3

Student Teaching Requirements for Early Childhood-Middle Childhood Licensure

EDU 453 Student Teaching


 

Teacher Education Core Courses

32

Early Childhood Course Sequence Credits

26

Liberal Arts Core

48

Electives 

14

Total Program Credits

120