Undergraduate students pursuing an Initial Teaching License for Early Childhood and Elementary Authorizations must declare an Early Childhood/Elementary Education major.
Add-on endorsements in Reading and Basic Math (grades 5-8 only) are available for those completing the licensure program.
At the successful completion of the teacher education program, candidates will be able to:
- Exhibit the knowledge, skills, abilities, and professional dispositions required for the Oregon Initial License, as provided in Oregon Administrative Rule 584-018-0105, and the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards.
- Model the values, ethics, and character of a Christian educator in a diverse and change world.
- Meet the high standards of the program in coursework, clinical experiences, and work products, leading to the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical achievement of the students they will teach.
Part 1: General Education Core
(See Core Studies Requirements)
Part 2: Early Childhood/Elementary Education Major
Prerequisite: PSY 140 or 141
63 credits: 45 credits in residence, 48 credits upper division. Required:
|EDTEC 220||Or Second Math Elective||3|
|ED 250||Introduction to Education (with 30 hours of practicum)||2|
|ED 281||Curriculum Planning and the Role of the Teacher (50 hrs of practicum)||3|
|ED 334||Teacher as Manager with Practicum (30 hrs of practicum)||2|
|ED 341||Literature for Children||3|
|EDPSY 360||Exceptional Learners||3|
|EDPSY 395||Observation, Assessment and Evaluation||3|
|EDPSY 420||Learning Theory||3|
|HD 311||Prenatal/Early Childhood Development||3|
|HD 312||Mid-Childhood/Adolescent Development||3|
|SS 353||Diversity in the Classroom||3|
|EDAMU 371||Art and Music in the Classroom||2|
|EDHHK 371||P.E. in the Classroom||2|
|EDLIT 371||Literacy in the Classroom||4|
|EDMA 371||Math in the Classroom||2|
|EDSCI 371||Science in the Classroom||2|
|EDSS 371||Social Studies in the Classroom||2|
|ED 481||Professional Development Seminar||2|
|ED 491||Student Teaching I||2|
|ED 495||Student Teaching II||14|