May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Child Development - Birth to Kindergarten, BS (510G)


Program Code: 510*/510G
CIP Code: 19.0706

(Licensure)

Semester One [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C    
Science Inquiry      
Wellness Literacy      
General Education Course      

 

Semester Two [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Science Inquiry      
General Education Course      
General Education Course      
Elective      
Elective      

 

Semester Three [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)        
Quantitative Literacy      
General Education Course      
General Education Course      
FCS 2104 - Child Development: 3-K Years (3)   C    

 

Semester Four [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 2101 - Child Development: Birth-2 Years (3)   C    
CI 2300 - Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age (2)   C    
General Education Course      
FCS 2102 - Child Study and Guidance (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FDN 2400 - Critical Perspectives on Learning and Teaching (2)       Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
Elective      

 

Semester Five [15 Hours] Block I


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 3250 - Reflective Practices: Observation and Constructivist Pedagogy in Early Care and Education Settings (3)   C    
Pedagogy in Early Care and Education Settings      
PSY 3010 - Psychology Applied to Teaching (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 3104 - Practicum I (3)  C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 3102 - Developing Inclusive Partnerships in Early Care Settings (3)   C    
FCS 4602 - Preschool Curriculum and Instruction (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.

 

Semester Six [17 Hours] Block II


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
SPE 3274 - Developmental/Educational Assessment: Birth-5 (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 4553 - Leadership in Advocacy, Administration, and Collaboration (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 4556 - Infant/Toddler Curriculum (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
RE 3902 - Emergent Literacy (3)   C    
CI 3400 - Policies and Practices in Educational Assessment (2)   C    
FCS 3105 - Practicum II (3) [WID]   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.

 

Semester Seven [15 Hours] Block III


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 3107 - Variations in Development: Birth through Kindergarten (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 4610 - Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3)   C    
FCS 4680 - Kindergarten Curriculum (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
FCS 4104 - Practicum III (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.
SPE 3300 - Creating Inclusive Learning Communities (3)   C   Courses with pre/co-requisites. Courses with field experiences require criminal background checks.

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.7

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year. Minimum grade of “C” required.
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3 Minimum grade of “C” required
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines.
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines.
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


  • Apply for admission to teacher education in the 5th semester (Junior Year). Admission to teacher education is required before enrolling in Block II. Prior to Senior Year, request a graduation audit in the RCOE Deans Office, 404 COE Building.
  • FCS 2101  and FCS 2104  can also be taken in semester 1 and/or 2. Both must be complete prior to Block I. Please note prerequisites.
  • While in Bocks I and II students are in classes Tuesdays and Thursdays and in field placements Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • A student must have at least a 2.70 grade-point average to be admitted to the teacher education program and must maintain a 2.70 grade-point average overall through student teaching.