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Important Note

The requirements listed apply only to students admitted to the 5-year extended teacher education program who began the program in fall 2010 and earlier. Requirements for the new 4-year program that apply to students who were admitted in spring 2011 and later are available from the School of Education Advising Center, soeadvising@ku.edu.

Unified Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 3) Major

General Education Requirements

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are required for admission.

*ANTH 108 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (4) or
ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience (3) or
SOC 130 Comparative Societies (3) or
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology (3)
3-4
*BIOL 100 Principles of Biology (3) and
BIOL 102 Principles of Biology and Laboratory (1)
4
*COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication 3
*ENGL 101 Composition 3
*ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing 3
*GEOG 100 World Regional Geography 3
*HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War 3
*History of Ideas course (see pre-education adviser for list of options) 3
*MATH 101 Algebra (3) or
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics (5)
3-5
*MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 115 or higher 3
*PSYC 104 General Psychology 3
ABSC 160 Introduction to Child Behavior and Development 3
ENGL 203, ENGL 209, ENGL 210, or ENGL 211 3
GEOG 104 Principles of Physical Geography (3) and
GEOG 105 Introductory Laboratory in Physical Geography (2)
5
HA or MUSC course (see pre-education adviser for list of options) 3
HIST 348 History of the Peoples of Kansas 3
HSES 260 Personal and Community Health 3
SPLH 464 Undergraduate Seminar in Language Development for Elementary Teachers 3
*C&T 100 Introduction to the Education Profession 3
SPED 261 Families and Professional Partnerships 3
SPED 362 Introduction to the Discipline of Early Education 3

Professional Education Courses

Introductory Teacher Education Courses

ELPS 301 Educational Technology in Elementary-Middle Education 3
C&T 322 Curriculum and the Learner in the Elementary School 3
C&T 325 Education in a Multicultural Society 3
C&T 344 Children’s Literature in the Elementary School 3
C&T 347 Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom 3
C&T 349 Science in the Elementary Classroom 3
C&T 351 Mathematics for the Elementary Classroom 3
C&T 352 Literacy Instruction in the Primary Grades (K-3) 3
C&T 353 Literacy Practicum in the Primary Grades 1
ELPS 450 Foundations of Education 3
HSES 341 Instructional Strategies in Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers 1
MATH 109 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I 3
SPED 326 Teaching Exceptional Children and Youth in General Education 3
SPED 650 Curriculum and Methods of Instruction in Early Education 3
SPED 661 Supporting Children with Significant Learning and Behavioral Challenges 3
SPED 663 Assessment Strategies in Early Education 3
SPED 664 Inclusive Strategies and Intervention for Infants and Toddlers 3
SPED 665 Inclusive Strategies and Intervention for Preschoolers 3
SPED 667 Field Experience in Preschool 1
SPED 668 Field Experience Infant/Toddler 1
Choose 2 of the following:
MEMT 341 Instructional Strategies in Music for Elementary Classroom Teachers (2)
THR 404 Children and Drama (3)
VAE 341 Instructional Strategies in Art for Elementary Classroom Teachers (2)
5
Recommended, but not required: PRE 455 Managing and Motivating Learners in the Pre K-6th Grade Classroom (3)
 

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