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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 2320   Child Develpement   

BKE 2321   Foundations in Early Childhood Education   

BKE 2322    Cultural and Individual Variations in Children and Families    

BKE 3329    Early Language and Literacy II 

BKE 3343   Working with Families/Teaming with Systems 

BKE 3339   Child and Family Asssment                                                

BKE 3344 /BKE 4344   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:



ED 201  Foundations of Education 3
ED 203  Diverse Learner 3
ED 302  Human Growth and Development 3
ED 303  Educational Assessments 3
ED 305  Educational Technology 3
ED 304  Methods & Materials of Elementary PE & Health 3
ED 307  Teaching Science in the Elementary School 3
ED 309  Teaching Reading & Lang Arts 3
EE 405  Teaching Elementary Fine Arts 3
Sub-total 27


Courses Taken at WSSU



EDU 2322   Promoting Social Justice 3
EDU 3338   Psychological Foundations of Education 3
ELE 4334    Methods and Assessment of Teaching Language Arts 3
ELE 4335    Concepts and Assessment in Teaching Math 3
ELE 4336    Classroom Management and Instruction 3
ELE 4338    Methods and Assessment of Teaching Social Studies 3
RED 4312    Reading, Assessment and Remediation 3
EDU 4333    Student Teaching Seminar 3
EDU 4981    Observation, Student Teaching and Practicum 9
Sub-total 33
Total 120


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