Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification - Pre-K through Grade 4

College of Education and Social Work
Group I
EDA 542Foundations of Special Education3
EGP 501Human Development from Gestation 13
EGP 520Professional Dimensions of Teaching Early Grades 13
GROUP II
EGP 522PreK Programs & Methods and PreK-4 Family Partnerships 16
EGP 535Teaching Social Studies and Health PreK-43
EGP 540Building Community & Integrating the Arts in the PreK-4 Classroom3
EDP 553Assessment for Learning Early Grades3
EDR 503Language Arts Pre K-43
EDR 513Reading in PRE K-4 Classroom3
EDR 523Literacy Field Experience PreK-4 13
EDR 550Literacy Development for Students w/ Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms3
LAN 569Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) PK-123
MTE 553Teaching Children Mathematics I3
SCE 520PK-4 Science Instruction3
Group III (Professional Semester) 2
EGP 550Developmental Field Experience in Inclusive Classrooms 13
EGP 551Student Teaching 13-6
EGP 552Student Teaching 13-6
Total Minimum Credits Required57
1

 Since these courses include fieldwork, students must have all current criminal, child abuse, FBI fingerprinting, and TB test clearences on file before the first day of class.

2

Students wishing to enroll in the Professional Semester must have: a) completed all required course work and field hours in Group I and II courses; b) achieved Formal Admission to Teacher Education (FATE); and c) shown evidence of having taken the PDE mandated Specialty Area PECT test(s). This Professional Semester can only take place in the Spring