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(Archive) Urban Early and Middle Childhood Education (URBED)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1997
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Urban Early and Middle Childhood Education (URBED) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR EDWIN L. HERR, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Research, & Technology

PROFESSOR GRACE C. STANFORD, Program Coordinator, 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, 131 credits are required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(28-34 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 3-9 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 110 credits[21]
(This includes 28-34 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses, 6-9 credits of GN courses, 1 credit of GHS courses, 6 credits of GA courses, 3-6 credits of GH courses, 6 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (82 credits)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3), MATH 200 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
A ED 303(3), C I 295(2), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115(3), KINES 380(1) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 241(3) (Sem: 3-6)
EDTHP 411 DF(3), 416(3), SPLED 444(6), URBED 395W(6), 400(5), 401(10) (Sem: 5-8)
C I 495D(12), 495F(3), URBED 402(7), 403(6) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (28 credits)
A. Select 3 credits each from a, b, and c: (a) ANTH 021 GN(3), BI SC 001 GN(3), 002 GN(3), 003 GN(3), or 004 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4); (b) CHEM 001 GN(3), 002 GN(3), 011(3), 012 GN(3), 017 GN(5), MATSC 081 GN(3), PHYS 001 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4); and (c) EARTH 002 GN(3), EM SC(S T S) 150 GN(3), GEOG 010 GN(3), GEOSC 020 GN(3), MATSC 101 GN(3), or METEO 003 GN(3) (Sem: 1-4)

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

C. Select 6 credits from AM ST 100 GH(3), 105 GH;DF(3), ENGL 139 GH;DF(3), HIST 021 GH(3), 154 DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)

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

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

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


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1997

Blue Sheet Item #: 25-03-021

Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)

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