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CatalogUndergraduateSchool of EducationELEMBS in Birth through Kindergarten Non-Teaching

Bachelor of Science in Birth through Kindergarten (Non-Teaching)

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Birth through Kindergarten (Non-Teaching) 
Total Credit Hours124
Core Requirements:  Minimum of 38-40 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Program Admission Requirements:  See "Admission Requirements" on the department catalog page.  Graduation Requirements:  All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.    
University College Core Curriculum39
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
HEED  112    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
MATH  123    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences48
NSCI  110  And  NSCI  120    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  SOCI  210    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212    
Global Literacy53
Select one from the following:  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
EDUC  211  (completion of this professional education course satisfies the Ethics and Civic Engagement requirement)    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.
5Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
 
Program Requirements85
Professional Education Courses18
EDUC  210  And  EDUC  211  And  EDUC  310  And  EDUC  311  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331  And  SPED  320    
Birth through Kindergarten Major Core39
EDUC  303  And  EDUC  306  And  EDUC  308  And  EDUC  350  And  EDUC  361  And  EDUC  434  And  HEED  372  And  HEED  420  And  READ  370  And  SOCI  330  And  SWRK  220  And  SWRK  230  And  HIST  211  Or  HIST  212    
Major Electives4
PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140  And MATH elective    
Other Major Requirement3
PSYC  210    
Elective3
Choose in consultation with your advisor.    
Minor18
See catalog listing for minor requirements.    

 

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