Dec 17, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
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Early Childhood Education, Early Education and Care (PreK-K) (Non-Public School Licensure) Concentration, BSE

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Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education 

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education offers a concentration in Early Education and Care (PreK-K), which enables students to prepare for career opportunities with young children from infancy to age 6. Students are provided with professional preparation in understanding the developmental stages of very young children, effective curriculum planning, teaching methodology and program evaluation.

The concentration in Early Education and Care (PreK-K) requires a 2.5 GPA in the major and does not lead to public school licensure. This concentration will meet all current and projected requirements of the Department of Early Education and Care. This concentration does not require a second major or passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL), as is the case with public school licensure.

The following courses are required to complete the Early Childhood major with a concentration in Early Education and Care (PreK-K).

Course Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.

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