Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Education PreK-4 BSED

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 Semester Cr Second Semester
320.101 Composition 13*Comp II or Any Literature from approved List or Group C Elective
353.201 Math Concepts I362.121 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
342.121 US History Survey: Colonial Period to 1877 or 42.122 US History Survey: 1877 to the Present325.103 Public Speaking or 25.104 Interpersonal Communication
348.101 General Psychology345.211 Principles of Sociology or 46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology
3Any Biology Course360.406 Multicultural Education
162.120 Introduction to Education  
16Total Semester Credits 15Total Semester Credits
CrThird SemesterCrFourth Semester
3Group A - Humanities Elective362.291 Principles of Teaching
370.101 Intro to Individuals with Exceptionalities353.202 Math Concepts II
354.103 Physical Science362.214 Teaching Reading in ECE: Birth - K
3Any Geography Course360.291 Principles of Teaching
348.211 Early Childhood Development348.309 Early Childhood Cognitive Development
15Total Semester Credits 15Total Semester Credits
CrFifth SemesterCrSixth Semester
362.347 Teaching Integration of Fine Arts for the Devloping Child372.415 ELL: Basics of Language and Communication, 72,432 Communication and Education for ELLs or 79.494 ESL Strategies and Methods
362.329 Young Child's Play as an Educative Process370.358 Methods of Instruction for Individuals w/Disabilities
362.334 Teaching Reading in ECE:Grade 1-4362.338 Diagnostic & Inclusionary Practices in Literacy in ECE
362.340 Teaching Mathematics in ECE: Grade 1-4360.414 Home, School and Community Relations
370.275 Linking Assessment and Instruction for Students w/ Disabilities3Practicum/Internship (May be taken over summer)
15Total Smester Credits15Total Smester Credits
CrSeventh SemesterCrEighth Semester
362.324 Language & Literacy in Diverse Early Childhood Classrooms1262.494/495 Student Teaching
362.331 Teaching Science and Environmental Education in ECE  
362.343 Assessment in Early Childhood  
2Survival, Fitness & Recreation Skills   
362.218 Teaching Math in ECE: Birth - K  
362.336 Teaching Social Studies in ECE  
17Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits
 Total Semester Credits120 

* One communications course or Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning course must also count under group A or C, as permitted by the General Education Policy, to complete this program in 120 credits. If a communications course is counted for Group A, take 9 additional Group A credits and 12 group C credits. If the Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning course is also counted for Group C, then take 9 additional Group C credits and 12 Group A credits.