Inclusive Childhood Education

BS (58 hours; plus 4 hours in pre/co-requisites and a concentration of 30-32 hours, see concentration list)

This major prepares students to teach at the elementary level (grades one through six) in general and special education settings. The major includes a minimum of 150 hours of field experience in general and/or inclusive classroom settings which must be completed prior to student teaching; that field experience is linked to education courses, including (but not limited to) the following: EDUC 114,  EDUC 221, EDUC 235, EDUC 240, and EDUC 314.

Students will take an appropriate social science course as part of their integrative studies.

One course in history or political science that focuses on an aspect of the U.S. national experience, chosen under advisement. 4
Major RequirementsCredits
EDUC 114 Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning 4
EDUC 202 Topics in Professionalism 0
EDUC 217 Educational Psychology 4
EDUC 221 Children's Literature
EDUC 235 Educating Exceptional Learners
EDUC 240 Teaching in Urban America
EDUC 314 Inclusive Childhood Practicum I
EDUC 315 Inclusive Childhood Practicum II
EDUC 320 Curriculum and Assessment in Inclusive Classrooms
EDUC 325 Issues in Inclusive Education I
EDUC 328 Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners I
EDUC 329 Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners II 4
EDUC 341 Social Studies in Inclusive Classrooms
EDUC 342 Math and Science in Inclusive Classrooms
EDUC 408 Inclusive Childhood Student Teaching
EDUC 425 Issues in Inclusive Education II
EDUC 485 Senior Capstone: Seminar on Reflective Teaching
Total 58
2nd Major or concentration chosen from list below.

Students will choose either, a) a concentration in art; communication; English; humanities; intercultural studies; mathematics; math/science; science; music; social studies; Spanish language, culture, and linguistics; TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages); writing, or b) a second major selected from the following: art, biology (BA), chemistry (BA), communication, English, history, humanities, intercultural studies, math, music (BA), physics (BA), political science, Spanish, or writing. [Please note that completion of a concentration or major in Art (BA) or Music (BA) in conjunction with the ICE major does not lead to certification to teach art or music.]

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