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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Early Childhood Education, B.S. in Ed.



Minimum hours required for degree: 120

Teaching Credential: Ohio four-year Resident Educator teaching license in early childhood (ages 3 to 8 and grades pre K-3, including children with mild/moderate disabilities). Requires successful completion of all program requirements and acceptable scores on applicable state licensure examinations as mandated by the Ohio Department of Education.

Portfolio: All teaching licensure students are expected to maintain a portfolio while completing their professional coursework and field experiences

GPA requirement/grade restriction:
1. All students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.50
2. All students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.75 for professional course work in education. No grades of D or F will be accepted.

Major-Field Requirements


A. General Education and Prerequisite Requirements


The courses listed in this section are designed to meet GenEd 2008 requirements and provide coursework prerequisite to the professional and major components of the program. In some cases, the listed courses exceed the University GenEd 2008 requirements. NOTE: The list of approved GenEd 2008 courses is continually updated; program and department advisers should be consulted for the latest list or consult www.csuohio.edu/academic/gened/allinone.html.

Social Sciences


  • PSY 220 - Child Development
  • A second approved Social Science course is required - check general education requirements for non-US/ALAAME courses - must be from a department other than Psychology.

B. Professional Core Courses:


Rotation 2 (3 courses)


Rotation 3 (3 courses)


Internship & Capstone (2 courses)


  • ECE 441 - Internship I: Professionalism & Practice
  • ECE 451 - Internship II: Teachers as Leaders