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Prekindergarten/Primary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading

PKPED-BS


Dr. Kimberly Hartman, Dean (727) 712-5890

Major: Prekindergarten/Primary Education PKPED-BS
Track: Prekindergarten/Primary Education with Infused ESOL & Reading
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education

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APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20121/0475 (BEGINNING 8/19/2013) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~


Admission Requirements

PREREQUISITE: Admission to the College of Education - Early Childhood Education
A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required for admission and graduation.

EDUCATION PREREQUISITES - Grade of "C" or higher required
EDF 1005 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 3
EDF 2085 TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS 3
EME 2040 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3
In addition to these Education courses listed above, students are required to complete the general education (Associates of Arts degree) that corresponds with their catalog year/requirement term. Students who have earned a previous A.A., A.S., or Bachelors degree should consult an advisor for transcript review.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (57 credits) - Grade of "C" or higher required
EEC 3005 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 3009 FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 3204 CURRICULUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 3403 YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 3413 WORKING WITH DIVERSE FAMILIES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 3731 HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 4207 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 4210 INTEGRATED CURRICULUM I FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN/PRIMARY EDUCATION 3
EEC 4211 INTEGRATED CURRICULUM II FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN/PRIMARY EDUCATION 3
EEC 4314 SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE, CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT, AND GUIDANCE OF YOUNG CHILDREN 3
EEC 4408 FAMILY, TEACHER, COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: BIRTH TO AGE 8 3
EEC 4940 PRE-KINDERGARTEN/PRIMARY EDUCATION PRACTICUM I 1
EEC 4941 PRE-KINDERGARTEN/PRIMARY EDUCATION PRACTICUM II 1
EEC 4946 INTERNSHIP: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PREKINDERGARTEN/PRIMARY 4-12
RED 4009 EMERGENT LANGUAGE AND LITERACY 3
RED 4304 EARLY LITERACY LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT PRE-K - GRADE 3 3
RED 4519 DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTION IN READING 3
RED 4940 FINAL READING INTERNSHIP 1

ESOL REQUIREMENTS (6 hours) Grade of "C" or higher required
TSL 3080 ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES I K-12 3
TSL 4081 ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES II K-12 3

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

* Field Experiences: require 225 clinical clock hours plus a 15-week internship.
123

ADDENDUM - ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

CULTURAL DIVERSITY (6 credits):
Six credits with an international or diversity focus. This requirement may have been satisfied in the first 60 semester hours.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Two consecutive years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language.

NOTES: For admission and graduation, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.
Questions regarding admissions - please consult with the Dean of College of Education.
Students who have questions concerning catalog year requirements should consult the appropriate SPC College catalog or an academic advisor. Students who have questions concerning state mandated prerequisites should consult www.facts.org and review the appropriate common prerequisite manual or see an academic advisor.