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Urban Early and Middle Childhood Education (URBCC) - Archive

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2003
End Date: Summer Session 2004

Urban Early and Middle Childhood Education (URBCC) - Archive (name changed to Elementary Education in Multicultural Settings - ELEDM)

PROFESSOR GRACE C. STANFORD, Program Head, Delaware County Campus

This major offers extensive teacher preparation for the urban settings of large metropolitan areas. It helps prepare teachers for Early and Middle Childhood levels, and as such spans infant education through grade six education.

Students successfully completing this major will have met all of the requirements for the Nursery to Grade 3, N-3 (i.e., Early Childhood Education) and Kindergarten to Grade 6, K-6 (i.e., Elementary Education) Instructional I certificates issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Students apply for entry into this major prior to the completion of their sophomore year of collegiate study. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)

For the B.S. degree in Urban Early and Middle Childhood Education, 127 credits are required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(30-33 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 1-6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 109-111 credits[21]
(This includes 30-33 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GQ courses, 9 credits of GN courses, 3 credits of GHA courses, 6 credits of GA courses, 3-6 credits of GH courses, 6 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (79 credits)
A ED 303(3), C I 295(2), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115(3), MATH 200 GQ(3) (Sem: 3-4)
EDTHP 411 DF(3), KINES 380(1), MUSIC 241(3) URBED 400(5) (Sem: 5)
URBED 395W(6) (Sem: 5-7)
SPLED 444(6), URBED 401(10) (Sem: 6)
EDTHP 416(3), URBED 402(7), URBED 403(6) (Sem: 7)
C I 495D(12), C I 495F(3) (Sem: 8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (27-29 credits)
A. Select 9-10 credits; 3-4 credits each from a, b, and c:
(a) ANTH 021 GN(3), BI SC 001 GN(3), BI SC 002 GN(3), BI SC 003 GN(3), BI SC 004 GN(3), BIOL 110 GN(4), BIOL 129 GN(4), BIOL 141 GN(3), BIOL 220W GN(4), BIOL 230W GN(4), BIOL 240W GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
(b) CHEM 001 GN(3), CHEM 002 GN(3), CHEM 012 GN(3), MATSE 081 GN(3), MATSC 101 GN(3), PHYS 001 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)
(c) EARTH 002 GN(3), EARTH 101 GN(3), EM SC 150 GN(3)/S T S 150 GN(3), GEOG 010 GN(3), GEOSC 020 GN(3), GEOSC 021 GN(3), METEO 003 GN(3), METEO 101 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)

B. Select 6 credits; 3 credits each from a and b:
(a) ART H 112 GA(3), ART H 120 GA;GI(3), ART H 130 GA;GI(3), ART H 320 GA;GI(3), INART 001 GA(3), INART 005 GA(3), INART 010 GA(3), MUSIC 005 GA(3), MUSIC 007 GA;GI(3), MUSIC 009 GA;GI(3) (Sem: 1-4)
(b) ART 010 GA(3), COMM 150 GA(3), ENGL 050 GA(3), THEA 100GA(3), THEA 102 GA(3), THEA 105 GA(3) (Sem: 1-4)

C. Select 3 credits from AM ST 100 GH(3), AM ST 104 GH;GI(3), AM ST 105 GH;GI(3), HIST 020 GH(3), HIST 021 GH(3), HIST 154 GI(3) (Sem: 1-4)

D. Select 6-7 credits from COMM 100 GS(3), HD FS 129 GS(3), HD FS 229 GS(3), PSY 002 GS(3), PSY 213 GS(3), SOC 005 GS(3), SOC 015 GS(3), SOC 119 GS;GI(4) (Sem: 1-4)

E. Select 3 credits from KINES 013 GHA(1), KINES 015 GHS(1), BB H 019 GHS(1), BB H 043 GHS(1), BB H 046 GHS(1), H P A 057 GHA(3), KINES 303 GHA(3) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits of literature courses from department list (may double count for General Education GH) (Sem: 1-4)

[21] A grade of C or better per course is required for all Special Education prerequisites and teacher certification.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2003

Blue Sheet Item #: 31-07-066

Review Date: 08/20/03

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