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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,

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)
*BIOL 100 Principles of Biology (3) and
BIOL 102 Principles of Biology and Laboratory (1)
*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)
*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)
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)
Recommended, but not required: PRE 455 Managing and Motivating Learners in the Pre K-6th Grade Classroom (3)

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