Human Development and Learning
Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
Human Development and Learning Major (B.S.Ed.)
Program objective for a B.S.Ed. in Human Development and Learning are: (a) to promote child development and learning; (b) to build family and community relationships; (c) to observe, document, and assess young children and families; (d) to teach and learn, to design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all children.
Successful completion of B.S.Ed. requirements with a major in Human Development and Learning will qualify a person to apply for licensure in Early Childhood Education (PreK-3).
A. University General Education Program (41 hours)
See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements.
Mathematics, 3 hours (MATH 1420); Humanities, 9 hours (ENGL 2201 or ENGL 2202; ART 1030, MUS 1030 or THEA 1030; CLAS 2481, PHIL 1101, PHIL 1102, POLS 1101 or POLS 1102) ; History, 6 hours [choose one: HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 2030, choose one: HIST 1110 or HIST 1120]; Social/Behavioral Sciences, 6 hours (choose either ESCI 1301 or ESCI 1401, must take POLS 1030); Natural Science (choose one course from List 1 and one course from List 2), 8 hours List 1(BIOL 1010/1011, or BIOL 1020/1021); List 2: (PHYS 1010/1001, PHYS 1020/1002, ESCI 1010, ESCI 1020, ESCI 1040, ESCI 1103).
B. Related Liberal Studies (8 hours): EDPR 2111; PETE 3604; ART 3411.
C. The Major (30 hours)
1. Core (24 hours): SPED 2000; SPED 3803; ICL 3333; ENGL 4531; IDT 3600; EDPR 4301; ICL 4001 and ECED 3555*.
2. Select one course from each of the following two areas: Race and Ethnicity: SOCI 3401, SOCI 3422, SOCI 4420, or SOCI 4442; Family/Culture/Gender: ANTH 3511, ANTH 4411; HIST 4863, SOCI 3432 or SOCI 4460.
D. Pre-Residency Semester (15 hours) offered in spring
Early Childhood Education (Grades PreK-3 Licensure) must take ECED 4500*; ECED 4515*; ECED 4540*, ECED 4510, and RDNG 4240*.
E. Residency I Semester (14 hours) offered in fall
Early Childhood Education (Grades PreK-3 Licensure) must take ECED 4520*, ECED 4530*, ECED 4005*, and ICL 4914*.
F. Residency II Semester (12 hours) offered in spring
Early Childhood Education (Grades PreK-3 Licensure) must take ICL 4800* and ICL 4904*.
*Requires admission to TEP.
Typical 4-Year Human Development and Learning: PreK-3 Teacher Licensure Sequence
|ENGL 1010||3||ENGL 1020||3|
|MATH 1420||3||POLS 1030||3|
|Fine Arts*||3||History Selective||3|
|Semester Totals||15 hrs||16 hrs|
|Natural Science*||4||SPED 3803||3|
|EDPR 2111||3||Race & Ethnicity Selective||3|
|ENGL 2201 or 2202||3||ART 3411||3|
|COMM 2381||3||ENGL 4531||3|
|ESCI 1301 or ESCI 1401||3||IDT 3600||3|
|Semester Totals||16 hrs||17 hrs|
TEP Approval - You will be delayed in graduating if you are not admitted to TEP by the end of the sophomore year; you must have a 2.75 GPA at this time.
|ICL 4001||3||ECED 4510||3|
|EDPR 4301||3||RDNG 4510||3|
|ICL 3333||3||ECED 4540||3|
|Family/Culture/Gender Selective||3||ECED 4515||3|
|ECED 3555||3||ECED 4500||3|
|Semester Totals||15 hrs||15 hrs|
|ECED 4520||3||ICL 4904||9|
|ECED 4530||3||ICL 4800||3|
|Semester Totals||14 hrs||12 hrs|
Total Hours: 120
Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120
*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement