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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development - Birth to Kindergarten Concentration, BS

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


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Professional Education (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each course.

To be admitted to teacher education (TE), students must take and satisfy testing requirements for all areas of Praxis I (Reading, Writing & Mathematics); SAT or ACT scores may be used in lieu of Praxis I provided required minimum scores are met. Praxis II Specialty Area Exam is required prior to or during Student Teaching. For teacher education admission criteria, testing requirements and additional information, please refer to the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook listed under Quick Links at

Major Requirements (44 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each major course except C I 3104 /FCS 3104 /SPE 3104  and C I 3105 /FCS 3105 /SPE 3105 . 18 hours must be completed at Appalachian

# Courses are restricted to students who have been admitted to Teacher Education.

Electives (10-13 Hours)

To total a minimum of 122 hours

2 Hours of free elective hours outside the major discipline are required.

Total Required (122-125 Hours)

Note: PSY 1200  taken for the major may count toward General Education.

Minimum Hours Required in Program

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.

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