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2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Early Childhood (Non-Teaching) Major, B.A./B.S.

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Students who desire to earn a bachelor’s degree but will not require teacher licensure by the state (such as Head Start teachers and other child care providers) may declare the early childhood non-teaching major (non-licensure track).

Teaching Major Grade & GPA Requirement

Students completing a teaching major must earn at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, a 2.75 major GPA, and a grade of C or better in all courses applied toward degree requirements.

Early Childhood Education

The University of Southern Indiana offers both bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs to prepare teachers of young children.

Early Childhood (non-licensure) University Core Curriculum Requirements

Within the University Core Curriculum, early childhood education majors are required to complete specific courses from the following categories:

A. The Mind: Enhancement of Cognitive Development

A2. Mathematics Must include MATH 202  (MATH 103  pre-requisite) 3 hours

B. The Self: Enhancement of Individual Development

B3. Health/Fitness  Must include KIN 186  2 hours

C. The World: Enhancement of Cultural and Natural Awareness

C1. History Must be a U.S. History
(HIST 101 , HIST 102 , or EDUC 173 )
3 hours
C2. Individual Development/Social Behavior Must include EDUC 221  3 hours

D. The Synthesis: Integration and Application of Knowledge

D. Synthesis May include EDUC 458  or LIBA 497  3 hours


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