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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019

Birth – Kindergarten Minor


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The program of study for the Birth-Kindergarten Education minor consists of a minimum of 21 semester hours. This program does not qualify the student for initial teacher licensure in North Carolina. Hours completed, however, may be used to satisfy requirements in an approved program. Consult your advisor.

Required courses for the minor to be taken in the following order:    

BKE 2321 Foundations in Early Childhood Education                                     

BKE 2323 Child Development I: Infant and Toddler Development                     

BKE 2325 Child Development II: Preschool/Kindergarten Development              

BKE 3331 Creative Environments for Young Children                                     

BKE 3344 Curriculum Planning for the Preschool Classroom                            

This new track represents an articulation agreement between Piedmont International University (PIU) and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).  This articulation agreement will allow students from PIU to seamlessly transfer into the Elementary Education program.

 

While at PIU, students are required to take the following courses:

Credit hours

  1. ED 201- Foundations of Education

3

  1. ED 203 Diverse Learner

3

  1. ED 302- Human Growth & Development

3

  1. ED 303- Educational Assessments

3

  1. ED 305 -Educational Technology

3

  1. EE 304 Methods & Materials of Elementary PE & Health

3

  1. EE 307- Teaching Science in the Elementary School

3

  1. EE 309 Teaching Reading & Lang Arts

3

  1. EE 405 Teaching Elementary Fine Arts

3

Sub-total

27

 

 

Courses Taken at WSSU

Credit hours

  1. EDU 2322-Promoting Social Justice

3

  1. EDU 4338 - Psychological Foundations of Education

3

  1. ELE 4334- Methods and Assessment of Teaching Language Arts

3

  1. ELE 4335 - Concepts and Assessment in Teaching Math

3

  1. ELE 4336 - Classroom Management, Instruction and Pre-clinical Practicum

3

  1. ELE 4338- Methods and Assessment of Teaching Social Studies

3

  1. RED 4312 - Reading, Assessment, and Remediation

3

  1. EDU 4333 - Student Teaching Seminar

3

  1. EDU 4981 - Observation, Student Teaching, and Practicum

9

 Sub-Total

33

Total

120 Cr Hrs

 

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