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 Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 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 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.
|General Education Requirements||34|
|EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB)||3|
|EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development||3|
|ENGL 102 Intermediate College writing (WC)||3|
|COM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)||3|
|HIST 101 OR 102 History of Civilizations I or II (SB)||3|
|2 Natural Science Courses and 1 Natural Science Lab (S,SL)||7|
|Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.|
Core Professional Courses
|EDSP 294 Teaching Ind w/ Physical Disabilities||3|
|EDTP 301 General Methods||3|
|EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities||3|
|EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience||1|
|EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools||3|
|EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience||1|
|EDTP 355 Assessment and Research||3|
|EDTP 433 Curriculum/Methods in ECSE||3|
|EDTP 436 Theories of Play||3|
|EDTP 438 Literacy and Social Studies Methods in IECE||3|
|EDTP 439 Mathematics and Science Methods in IECE||3|
|EDSP 483 Early Childhood/Special Education Screening||3|
|EDTP 484 Early Family Intervention||3|
|EDSP 485 Practicum: Developmental Intervention||3|
|EDTP 506 Public Schools in America||3|
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.
|EDTP 451 Student Teaching - IECE||12|
|EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar||3|
Concentration in IECE
|EDTP 435 Administration & Consultations||3|
|Approved Electives at 300 level or above||6|
|*Additional Electives (approved by advisor)||23|
|*Note that Early Childhood Education courses from Associate’s Degree can be used to meet these electives|
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.