Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Early Childhood Education BSED (N-K-3)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
362.121 Introduction to Early Childhood Education3General Education Quantitative
345.211 Principles of Sociology325.103 Public Speaking
or 46.200 Cultural Anthropology or 25.104 Interpersonal Communications
320.101 Composition I348.101 General Psychology
 or 48.101 General Psychology or 20.101 Composition I
353.201 Math 1: Theory of Arithmetic370.101 Introdcution to Exceptional Individuals
3General Ed. Group A (Amer. History Suggested)3General Ed. Group C (Biology)
 or General Ed. Group C (Biology)  or General Ed. Group A (Amer. History Suggested)
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
348.211 Child Psychology354.103 Principles of Physcial Science
320.201 or Writing Intensive Literature Course3General Education Group A (Humanities)
 or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.201 or Writing Intensive Literature Course
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making360.204 Educational Computing
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science & Math.) 360.251/48.251 Psyc. Foundations of Education
3General Education Group A (Humanities)360.291 Principles of Teaching
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
360.393 Social Foundations of Education362.322 Sem. in Learning Exp. with Young Children
 or 60.406 Multicultural Education362.371 Teaching Reading in Elementary School
362.302 Teaching Science in Elementary School362.373 Diagnostic and Inclusionary Practices
362.304 Environmental Ed. In Elementary School362.390 Teaching Social Studies in Elem. School
362.310 Teaching Fine Arts in Elementary School362.391 Teaching Language Arts in Elem. School
362.398 Teaching Mathematics in Elem. School  
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
360.311 Classroom Measures & Assessment662.494 Student Teaching (First Assignment)
  or 79.301 Teaching, Learning, & Assessment 662.495 Student Teaching (Second Assignment)
362.410 Methods & Materials in Early Child. Ed. I  
362.420 Methods & Materials in Early Child. Ed. II  
362.496, 79.312, 79.320 or 79.461 Practicum/Internship  
362.497 Teaching Literacy & Literature in  
  Diverse Classroom  
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


To complete program within 120 credits, students must count one Communications, Quantitative or Values course towards GenEd Group A, B, or C. As an example, this program counts 25.103 for Communications and Group A.

See advisor for other options. 071408