Early Elementary Education with Concentration in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (BSR) Leading to Certification in Birth-Age 5 Only
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Bachelor of Science in Early Elementary Education with Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education — Leading to Certification Birth to Age 5 only
This degree/certification program is designed to accommodate those students who have completed an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from a Kentucky community college, which offers an accredited program in the area of early childhood education.
Upon completion of an Associate’s degree, students will apply to the University of Louisville for admission to the College of Education and Human Development. Upon completion of all teacher education admission requirements, students will apply for admission to the undergraduate teacher education program. If accepted for admission, students will complete the final two years of professional education coursework in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education.
Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited Kentucky institution; 2.75 or higher overall GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in Pre-Professional Courses; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score, “C” or better in English 102, “C” or better in Com 115 or its equivalent; HIST 101 OR 102; 2 Science courses and 1 Science Lab; other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.
Core Professional Courses
Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to IECE Student Teaching
Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Completion of EDTP 201, 107, Core Professional and Concentration courses, each with no lower than a “C”; Satisfactory mid-point portfolio; Positive recommendation from IECE Program Committee.
Concentration in IECE
Satisfactory dispositions assessment; C or better in EDTP 451; 2.75 overall GPA; All program course work 3.0 cumulative GPA; Satisfactory portfolio.
Satisfactory certification portfolio addressing IECE standards; passing scores on the Kentucky Early Childhood Specialty exam.