Early Childhood Education Sample Plan of Study

Courses

Semester 1

PSY 12000Elementary Psychology

3 credits

MA 13700Mathematics For Elementary Teachers I

3 credits

BIOL 20500Biology For Elementary School Teachers

0 - 3 credits

ENGL 10100English Composition I

3 credits

EDST 27000Early Childhood Education

3 credits

Semester 2

PSY 23500Child Psychology

3 credits

MA 13900Mathematics For Elementary Teachers III

3 credits

ENGL 10200English Composition II

3 credits

EDCI 27600Child, Family, School And Community Partnerships

0 - 3 credits

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History Elective List I
HIST 10200Introduction To The Ancient World

3 credits

HIST 10300Introduction To The Medieval World

3 credits

HIST 10400Introduction To The Modern World

3 credits

Semester 3

EDPS 23600Developmental Theory And Practice In Early Childhood Education

3 credits

EDPS 27600Young Children With Exceptional Needs

3 credits

HK 27200Health, Safety And Nutrition For Young Children

3 credits

EDCI 27000Introduction To Educational Technology And Computing

0 - 3 credits

MA 13800Mathematics For Elementary Teachers II

3 credits

COM 11400Fundamentals Of Speech Communication

3 credits

Semester 4

EDPS 27700Nurturing And Guiding The Young Child

3 credits

EDPS 27500Observation, Assessment And Documentation

0 - 3 credits

EDCI 31100Media For Children

3 credits

EAS 13000Introductory Earth Science for Elementary Education

0 - 3 credits

ENGL 10200English Composition II

3 credits

PHYS 21300Physics For Elementary Education

2 credits

Semester 5

EDCI 32200English For New Language Learners

0 - 3 credits

EDCI 36201Literacy Instruction In K-3 Classrooms

3 credits

EDCI 31000Literacy And The Young Child

3 credits

CHM 21400Chemistry For Elementary Education

0 - 3 credits

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ENGL 20100The Nature Of Literary Study

3 credits

ENGL 20500Introduction To Creative Writing

3 credits

ENGL 23100Introduction To Literature

3 credits

Semester 6

EDCI 37500Music And Movement For The Young Child

3 credits

EDCI 37100Integrated Curriculum In Early Childhood: Creative And Affective Domains

0 - 3 credits

EDCI 37200Integrated Curriculum In Early Childhood: Cognitive Domains

0 - 3 credits

PSY 37500Approaches To Counseling And Psychotherapy

3 credits

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EAS 39100Topics In Earth And Atmospheric Sciences

0 - 4 credits

BIOL 32400Natural History of the Smoky Mountains

3 credits

BIOL 32500Natural History of North West Indiana

3 credits

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History Elective List II
HIST 15100American History To 1877

3 credits

HIST 15200United States Since 1877

3 credits

Semester 7

EDCI 37300Expressive Arts/Social Studies In Kindergarten And Primary Grades

0 - 3 credits

EDCI 37400Science And Math In Kindergarten And Primary Grades

0 - 3 credits

EDCI 47000Practicum And Seminar In Early Childhood Programs

6 credits

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PSY 34200Introduction To Psychology Of Personality

3 credits

PSY 35000Abnormal Psychology

3 credits

Semester 8

EDCI 49600Student Teaching In The Elementary School

8 - 16 credits