Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification - PreK 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
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
ERM 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

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


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 Teacher Candidacy; 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.