Birth Through Kindergarten Teacher Education, B.S.
- 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level.
Degree Program Requirements
|General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)|
|Human Development Across the Life Span|
|Families and Close Relationships|
|Infant and Child Development|
|Introduction to Birth through Kindergarten Education and Programs|
|Assessment and Planning for Inclusive B-K Programs|
|Social Emotional Competence in Inclusive Settings|
|Families and Children in Global Perspective|
|Birth to Kindergarten Teaching Practicum I|
|Infants and Toddlers: Development, Learning, and Curriculum|
|Preschool: Development, Learning, and Curriculum|
|Kindergarten: Development, Learning, and Curriculum|
|Birth to Kindergarten Teaching Practicum II|
|Diversity in Inclusive Early Care and Education|
|Leadership in Early Education|
Related Area Requirements
|Contemporary Topics in Mathematics|
|Home-School Partnerships for Students with Exceptional Needs|
|Social Services for Children|
|Select one option of the following:||4|
|Major Concepts of Biology|
and Major Concepts of Biology Laboratory
|Principles of Biology I|
and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
|Our Dynamic Planet|
and Earth Science Laboratory
|Introduction to Biological Anthropology|
and Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory
Teacher Education Requirements
To be admitted to Teacher Education, students must achieve a 3.0 overall GPA. Students are also required to be certified in First Aid and CPR prior to student teaching.
|Supervised Student Teaching|
|Student Teaching Seminar|
|Teaching Motor Skills to Preschool Children|
|Basic Health Management of Children|
|Introduction to Exceptional Children: Early Years|
|Basic Spanish for Teachers|
|Emergent Literacy and Literature|
Electives sufficient to complete 120 total credit hours required for degree.
Disciplinary Honors in Human Development and Family Studies
- A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
- UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
|Senior Honors Project|
|6 credits of Honors course work in the major||6|
|3 credits of Honors course work in the major or another area||3|
Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Human Development and Family Studies; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.
Contact Sudha Shreeniwas at email@example.com for further information and guidance about Honors in Human Development and Family Studies. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf