Early Childhood Education with Licensure (with previous Child Development Assoc Credential) - BA, BS
This major is offered in the College for Adults only.
|ECED 2200||The Art of Early Childhood Classroom Guidance and Assessment||4|
|ECED 2300||Early Childhood Education Accreditation and Standards||1|
|ECED 2400||Effective Practice in Early Childhood Education||4|
|ECED 2500||Technology in Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Education||1|
|ECED 3280||Infant and Toddler Methods and Materials||4|
|ECED 3350||Understanding of Diverse Family Experiences and Student Exceptionalities in Early Childhood||4|
|ECED 3560||Emergent Literacy in the Content Areas||2|
|ECED 3600||Teaching and Learning in the Lower Elementary Classroom||3|
|ECED 3650||Early Childhood Education Student Teaching Seminar||2|
|ECED 4105||Early Childhood Practical Life and Dramatic Play||2|
|ECED 4155||Early Childhood Sensorial||2|
|ECED 4265||Creative Expression in Early Childhood||2|
|ECED 4275||Early Childhood Science||2|
|ECED 4365||Early Childhood Mathematics||2|
|ECED 4375||Early Childhood Language Arts and Reading||2|
|ECED 4385||Early Childhood Social and Cultural Studies||2|
|ECED 4810||Early Childhood Student Teaching||10|
|ECED 2040W||Historical, Cultural and Social Foundations of Early Childhood Education||4|
|Required Supporting Courses|
|ECED 3340||Child in the Family||4|
|HHS 4994||Holistic Health for Communities of Practice||4|
|INDI 3400||Implementing Critical Literacy in Early Childhood Education||4|
|PSYC 1000||General Psychology||4|
|PSYC 2025||Lifespan Developmental Psychology (PSYC 2020, or PSYC 2026 and PSYC 2027)||4|
Early childhood education majors fulfill the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing ECED 2040W Historical, Cultural and Social Foundations of Early Childhood Education . Students fulfill the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000W The Reflective Woman or CORE 2000W The Reflective Woman, CORE 3990W Global Search for Justice, and one other writing-intensive course in another department).
All Minnesota teacher candidates are required to take and pass a series of exams that measure basic academic skills and content knowledge and pedagogy for the age group and course content they will be licensed to teach. During the 14-week student teaching experience, students will complete the edTPA, a national performance assessment required by the State of Minnesota.
Candidates in the teacher education programs at St. Catherine University are expected to follow the grievance and appeals procedures outlined at the University, found in the current University catalog. If any dispute is not settled after full implementation of the appeals processes as defined, the student may contact the Minnesota Board of Teaching per MN Statute 122A.09, Subdivision 4c.