Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Birth through Kindergarten (BK): Child, Family, and Community Concentration, B.S.Ed.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 credit hours)

B. Major Requirements (34 credit hours)

Core Courses - 31 credit hours

BKED 201Introduction to Birth-Kindergarten

1

BKED 202Child Growth and Development I: Infants and Todlers

3

BKED 203Child Growth and Development II: Preschool and Kindergarten

3

BKED 305Early Childhood Literacy Development

3

BKED 325Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Development

3

BKED 330Educational Assessment of Infants, Toddlers & Preschools

3

BKED 335Communication and Collaboration in Schools and Communities

3

BKED 420Preschool Curriculum

3

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

Core Electives - 3 credit hours

BKED 460Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education

3

OR

BKED 475Autism Spectrum & Related Behavior Disorders

3

C. Related Area Requirements (15 credit hours)

HLTH 367First Aid, CPR and Safety

3

HLTH 369Principles of Nutrition

3

BFIN 210Personal Financial Management

3

OR

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

D. Concentration (24 credit hours)

BKED 340Early Childhood Intervention

3

BKED 345Exploration of Early Childhood Settings

3

BKED 455Administration of Early Childhood Programs

3

BKED 465Community Agencies and Resources

3

BKED 491Internship in Early Childhood

6

BKED 492Internship in Community Agency

6

E. Free Electives (12 credit hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Birth through Kindergarten (BK) with Concentration in Child, Family, and Community

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

GE Physical Education Activity

1

GE Natural Science/Lab

4

GE Natural Science/Math

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Social Behavioral Science

3

Free Elective

3

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Fine Arts Elective

2

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

EDUC 203Introduction to Computer Instructional Technology

3

BKED 201Introduction to Birth-Kindergarten

1

BKED 202Child Growth and Development I: Infants and Todlers

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BFIN 210Personal Financial Management

3

OR

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 250Introduction to Reading

3

BKED 203Child Growth and Development II: Preschool and Kindergarten

3

Social Behavioral Science

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

BKED 305Early Childhood Literacy Development

3

BKED 325Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Development

3

BKED 330Educational Assessment of Infants, Toddlers & Preschools

3

HLTH 367First Aid, CPR and Safety

3

SPED 370Introduction to Positive Behavior Support

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

Free Elective

3

BKED 335Communication and Collaboration in Schools and Communities

3

BKED 340Early Childhood Intervention

3

BKED 345Exploration of Early Childhood Settings

3

HLTH 369Principles of Nutrition

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

BKED 420Preschool Curriculum

3

BKED 455Administration of Early Childhood Programs

3

BKED 460Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education

3

OR

BKED 475Autism Spectrum & Related Behavior Disorders

3

BKED 491Internship in Early Childhood

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BKED 465Community Agencies and Resources

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

BKED 492Internship in Community Agency

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120