PK-4 Certification Requirements

Total Credits: 42.75

Graduate Coursework 42.75 credits
 Course #
 Course Title
 Credits
EDU-4500 Child Development: Instructional and Learning Strategies in Practice
3.0
EDU-4502 Field Experience Foundations: Developing Analysis and Self-Reflection
1.5
EDU-4506 Philosophical Foundations of Education
.75
EDU-4510 Identity and Development of the Young Child
3.0
EDU-4504*
Analysis & Self-Reflection Skills of Effective Classroom Instruction
1.5
EDU-4508 Practices in Classroom Management: Strategies in Shaping Constructive Behavior
1.5
EDU-4512 Technology in the Curriculum
3.0
EDU-4560*
Language Development and Literacy Foundations: PK-4
3.0
EDU-4570*
Literacy Development Through Social Studies and Science
3.0
EDU-4580* Curriculum & Instruction for PK-4 Mathematics
3.0
EDU-4590
Classroom Assessment   
3.0
EDU-4514 Curriculum & Instruction Fine Arts Concentration
1.5
EDU-4516 Motor Development for PK-4
1.5
EDU-4520* ESL: Culture & Family/Strategies & Tools
3.0
EDU-4530* Introduction to Special Education
3.0
EDU-4540
Legal Requirements & Implementations of Special Education
3.0
EDU-4550* Developing Teaching Skills for Special Needs & Gifted Students/Inclusion Setting
3.0
EDU-4600* Student Teaching
3.0
EDU-4610
Graduate Seminar
3.0

*Field Experience hours accompany these course requirements, which are arranged by the student and completed under the direction of the field experience supervisor.