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2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Early Childhood Education Major B.S.E.


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Note


The First Professional Semester courses require at least a 2.5 GPA and successful completion (“C” or better) or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 3313, Clinical Teaching. The Second, Third, and Fourth Professional Semester courses require full admission into Teacher Education.

You must have passed or be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 3313 to take ECED 4113 or ECED 4313. ECED 4213 requires successful completion of ECED 4113 or ECED 4313. In order to take ECED 4513, two of the following must be successfully completed: ECED 4113, ECED 4313, or ECED 4213.

Early Childhood Education Recommended Course of Study


Notes


The First Professional Semester courses require at least a 2.5 GPA and successful completion (C or better) or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 3313, Clinical Teaching. The Second, Third, and Fourth Professional Semester courses require full admission into Teacher Education.

Liberal Arts and Science Courses


# – Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

Policies of the College of Education


ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above. All courses in the major and professional education core must be completed with a “C” or better. Minimum GPA of 2.5 required in each area.
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: A minimum of 55 semester credit hours of course work for the Bachelor of Science degree shall be in the liberal arts and sciences.
COMPETENCY IN A LANGUAGE
OTHER THAN ENGLISH:
All students must demonstrate proficiency at the high novice level in a language other than English.
4 X 12 REQUIREMENT: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, and Special Education programs require completion of 12 semester hours with a grade of “C” or better in the following disciplines: Communication Arts (Engl, Comm, Lit), Math, Science and Social Science (Econ, Geog, Hist, Pol Sci, Psyc, Soc) prior to graduation.
PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO: All students pursuing initial and advanced teacher certification are required to develop a portfolio which documents their accomplishments, learning, and strengths related to the competencies, standards, and outcomes established by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

(Health Education and Physical Education courses may not be repeated for credit except as stated in description of course.)

All Majors are expected to participate in a Department capstone experience as a requirement for graduation, and a Professional Development Site (PDS).

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