Undergraduate Catalog - Division of Education - Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education | Judson University Christian College

Early Childhood and Elementary Education

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
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    NOTE: Please refer to Education Goals and Objectives for overall and major requirements that apply to all education majors.

     

    Early Childhood Education Major

    IMPORTANT NOTES:

    1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
    2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division
    3. Bilingual and ESL endorsements are embedded within this major. LBS1 and SPED endorsements are also available. Endorsements will make the candidates more marketable for employment by learning more about specific high-needs areas. See "Education Endorsements and Approvals” page for requirements.

    GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

    • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
    • ENG261 Children's Literature (fulfills Gen Ed Upper Division English Requirement)
    • SCM181C Concepts in Chemistry and SCM181P Concepts in Phyiscs recommended (fulfill Gen Ed Science Requirement)
    • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
    MAJOR/PROFESSIONAL    Required = 21 courses, 57 hours
     EDU101Exploration in Education(3) 
     EDU102Day of Assessments(0) 
     NOTE: EDU131 Practicum experience must cover birth to 2 years.
     EDU131Practicum I, Diversity(0) 
     EDU201Strategic Education(2) 
     EDU202Development and Learning(3) 
     EDU214Foundations of Language Minority Education(3) 
     EDU231EPracticum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin(1) 
     EDU231HPracticum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown(3) 
     EDU302Meth/Teaching Young Children Math and Science(3) 
     EDU303Curriculum Planning/Assessment(3) 
     EDU308Language Development/Young Children(3) 
     EDU321Processes of Reading(3) 
     EDU330Child, Family/Community Relationship(3) 
     NOTE: EDU331EC Practicum experience must cover PreK - K.
     EDU331ECPracticum III, Instructor Assist ECED(1) 
     EDU333Meth of Processes/Writing - Primary(3) 
     NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
     EDU411Student Teaching(12) 
     EDU421Asses/Interven-Reading w/Prac(3) 
     EDU491Senior Seminar(3) 
     SPE105Introduction to Special Education(2) 
     SPE328Exceptional Child(3) 
     ENG261Children's Literature(3) 
    U.S. HISTORY    Required = 1 course, 3 hours
     Choose one of the following:
     HIS171Rise of U.S. Until 1877(3) 
     HIS172Rise of U.S. Since 1877(3) 
    MATHEMATICS    Required = 3 hours
     Choose 3 hours of mathematics in addition to the Gen Ed requirement. MAT112 Math for Elementary Educ is recommended.
     MAT112Mathematics for Elementary Education(3) 
     MAT***Math Elective(3) 
    SCIENCE    Required = 6 hours
     Choose 6 hours of science in addition to the Gen Ed requirement. At least one lab-based course is required.
    SCM181C/P Concepts in Chemistry/Physics and SCM120 Conservation Education are recommended.
     SCM120Conservation Ed(2) 
     SCM181CConcepts in Chemistry(2) 
     SCM181PConcepts in Physics(2) 
     BIO***Biology Elective w/Lab(4) 
     CHM***Chemistry Elective w/Lab(4) 
     PHY***Physics Elective w/Lab(4) 
     PHS***Physical Science Elective w/Lab(4) 
     SCM***Science Elective w/Lab(4) 

     

    Elementary Education Major

    IMPORTANT NOTES:

    1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
    2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division
    3. Judson requires candidates in this major to choose one of the following endorsements to add to their licenses: Bilingual, ESL or LBS1. Endorsements require additional coursework that has been built into the four-year program, and make the candidates more marketable for employment by learning more about specific high-needs areas. See "Education Endorsements and Approvals” page for requirements.

    GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

    • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
    • ENG261 Children's Literature (fulfills Gen Ed Upper Division English Requirement)
    • SCM181C/P/E/L Science Concepts courses recommended (any two fulfill Gen Ed Science Requirement)
    • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
    MAJOR/PROFESSIONAL    Required = 25 courses, 69 hours
     EDU101Exploration in Education(3) 
     EDU102Day of Assessments(0) 
     EDU131Practicum I, Diversity(0) 
     EDU201Strategic Education(2) 
     EDU202Development and Learning(3) 
     EDU214Foundations of Language Minority Education(3) 
     EDU231EPracticum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin(1) 
     EDU231HPracticum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown(3) 
     EDU311Tech Instr/Teach of Lang Minority Students(3) 
     EDU320Language and Literacy Development(3) 
     EDU321Processes of Reading(3) 
     EDU322Mathematics Methods - Elementary(3) 
     EDU323Meth/Engaging Readers/Writers - Int(3) 
     EDU324Social Studies Methods - Elementary(3) 
     EDU327Science Methods - Elementary(3) 
     EDU331EPracticum III, Instructor Assist ELED(1) 
     EDU333Meth of Processes/Writing - Primary(3) 
     NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
     EDU411Student Teaching(12) 
     EDU421Asses/Interven-Reading w/Prac(3) 
     EDU491Senior Seminar(3) 
     SPE105Introduction to Special Education(2) 
     SPE328Exceptional Child(3) 
     HIS171Rise of U.S. Until 1877(3) 
     HIS172Rise of U.S. Since 1877(3) 
     POL222American Government(1) 
    LITERATURE    Required = 1 course, 3 hours
     Choose one of the following:
     ENG261Children's Literature(3) 
     ENG264Adolescent Literature(3) 
    MATHEMATICS    Required = 3 hours
     NOTE: Mathematics requirements may not duplicate with Gen Ed requirements.
     MAT110Math Models: Graphical/Spatial(3) 
     MAT112Mathematics for Elementary Education(3) 
    SCIENCE    Required = 6 hours
     Choose 6 hours of science in addition to the Gen Ed requirement. At least one lab-based course is required.
    SCM181C/P Concepts in Chemistry/Physics, SCM181E/L Concepts in Earth/Life Science and SCM120 Conservation Education are recommended.
     SCM120Conservation Ed(2) 
     SCM181CConcepts in Chemistry(2) 
     SCM181PConcepts in Physics(2) 
     SCM181EConcepts in Earth Science(2) 
     SCM181LConcepts in Life Science(2) 
     BIO***Biology Elective w/Lab(4) 
     CHM***Chemistry Elective w/Lab(4) 
     PHY***Physics Elective w/Lab(4) 
     PHS***Physical Science Elective w/Lab(4) 
     SCM***Science Elective w/Lab(4) 


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