Early Childhood Education, Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

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Post-baccalaureate education programs offer a defined set of undergraduate courses to prepare candidates for Connecticut teacher certification. These programs require a bachelor's degree for admittance, though they do not lead to a certificate or degree. The program course outline and completion requirements for this catalog year are listed below. The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/curriculum-and-learning/programs 

Please also consult the College of Education page for additional information about the admission requirements for educator preparation programs.

44.5 Credits Required
Program GPA of 2.7 Required


EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators
EDU 471 - Supporting English Learners for School Success
SED 235 - Early Childhood Special Education for the Exceptional Individual
SED 435 - Language Arts for the Exceptional Individuals
EDU 206 - Principles of Early Childhood Education
EDU 305 - Emerging Literacies
EDU 312 - Integrated Curriculum in the Primary Classroom
EDU 319 - Integrated Mathematics, Science, and Technology for Early Childhood Education
EDU 322 - Family, School, Community Partnerships
EDU 475 - Supervised Field Work
EDU 370 - Early Childhood Student Teaching I
EDU 470 - Early Childhood Student Teaching II
EDU 485 - Student Teaching Seminar
SHE 203 - School Health
SED 225 - Introduction to Exceptionalities  OR
  SED 481 - Exceptional Students in Elementary Education