Requirements for the B.S.Ed. Degree with a Major in Special Education--Early Childhood Special Education General Curriculum

Core Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum) 42
Area F Requirements 1
EDUC 2110Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC 2120Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity3
EDUC 2130Exploring Learning and Teaching3
ISCI 2001
ISCI 2002
Exploring Our Ecosphere
and Physical Science for Early Childhood Education Teachers
MATH 2008Foundations of Numbers and Operations3
ECSE 2999Entry to the Education Profession0
College of Education and Human Services Health and Physical Education Requirements6
KSPE 2000
KSPE 2150
Health and Wellness for Life
and First Aid - CPR
Select two KSPE Fitness/Activity courses2
Professional Education63
Professional Semester 1
ECSE 3010Planning, Instruction, and Developmentally Appropriate Practices3
LITR 3110Emergent Literacy Through Children's Literature and the Arts3
LITR 3120Early Literacy3
MATH 3161Mathematics for Early Childhood Teachers I3
SPEC 3000Serving Students with Diverse Needs3
ECSE 3390Early Childhood Inclusive Practicum and Seminar: Pre-K-K2
Professional Semester 2
ECSE 3020Intermediate Assessment, Planning, and Instruction3
ECSE 3210Introduction to the Management of Learning Environments3
ECSE 3220Professional Roles and Relationships in Special Education3
LITR 3130Developing Literacy3
MATH 3162Mathematics for Early Childhood Teachers II3
ECSE 3490Early Childhood Inclusive Practicum and Seminar: Grades 1-32
Professional Semester 3
ECSE 4010Assessment, Planning, and Differentiated Instruction3
ECSE 4210Advanced Management of Learning Environments3
ECSE 4310Functional Academic and Behavior Assessment3
LITR 4120Literacy Assessment and Applications3
MATH 4161Mathematical Reasoning3
ECSE 4390Early Childhood Inclusive Practicum and Seminar: Grades 4-52
Professional Semester 4
ECSE 4490Student Teaching and Reflective Seminar in Early Childhood and Special Education9
ECSE 4420Seminar in Classroom Management and Collaboration with Family, School, and Community Agencies3
Total hours required for the degree129

All courses in Area F must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.