A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

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 program.

Pre/Co-requisitesCredits
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
4
EDUC 235 Educating Exceptional Learners
4
EDUC 240 Teaching in Urban America
2
EDUC 314 Inclusive Childhood Practicum I
1
EDUC 315 Inclusive Childhood Practicum II
1
EDUC 320 Curriculum and Assessment in Inclusive Classrooms
4
EDUC 325 Issues in Inclusive Education I
2
EDUC 328 Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners I
4
EDUC 329 Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners II 4
EDUC 341 Social Studies in Inclusive Classrooms
2
EDUC 342 Math and Science in Inclusive Classrooms
4
EDUC 408 Inclusive Childhood Student Teaching
10
EDUC 425 Issues in Inclusive Education II
2
EDUC 485 Senior Capstone: Seminar on Reflective Teaching
2
Total 58
2nd Major or concentration chosen from list below.

Students will choose either, a) a concentration in art; communication; English; French language, culture, and linguistics; humanities; intercultural studies; mathematics; math/science; modern languages; 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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