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Certification Birth -3rd grade
Optional Certification Birth - 6th

If you are interested in teaching young children through grade three with the possibility of teaching through grade six here are the classes you will need:
(C=Minimum grade of "C" required)

General Requirements

Artistic Expression
Choose from any of these: AR108, AR111, AR112, FL205, LI205, MM101, MU182, MU190, DA100, PL203, PG284, TH100, or TH101

(3 hours credit) (If closed, call instructor)


CF290 and CF291 must be taken concurrently.
PY120/CF120is prerequisite for CF290/291.
MA118: requires Math ACT of 21 or MA101/102 as a  prerequisite.

 

Name

Hours

BS118 Intro to Process Science (If closed, call 651-2170).

1

BS218 Biological Science (with lab) (Pre-req includes BS118)  (If closed, call 651-2170).

3

CL001, CL002,
CL003, CL004
Career Linkage sessions (Required for students entering Southeast in fall, 2005 or later).

0

EC101
OR
AG201

Economic Problems and Policies (recommended for birth - 6 certification)(If closed go to http://www.semo.edu/hcb)

World Food & Society (for birth - grade 3 only) (If closed call 651-2106)

3

EN100 English Comp IC (Placement may require EN099 as a pre-req)  (If closed, call 651-2156).

3

EN140 Rhetoric & Critical Thinking C  (pre-req includes EN100) (If closed, call 651-2156).

3

LI243 Children's Literature  (pre-reqs include EN100, EL120)

3

MA118 Mathematics I C 
(must have declared early childhood education major)
(Pre-req: Math sectional ACT of 21 or MA101/102 completed with C) (If closed, call 651-2164).

3

MA230
OR
MA318
OR
MA418
Select one of these additional math classes only if certification for birth through grade 6 is desired
(pre-req includes MA118) (C)
Mathematics for the Early Childhood Teacher (Preferred)  (C)
(If closed, call 651-2164).
Mathematics II  (C)

Geometry for Teachers

2
or
3
or
3

MU356  Music Skills for the Teacher C  (pre-req for EL313)  (If closed, call 651-2141).

1

PH218 Physical Science(pre-req includes BS118)  (If closed, call 651-2167).

3

PS103 Political Systems (If closed, call 651-2183).

3

SC105 Oral Communication C  (For  waiting list, go to www6.semo.edu/masscomm)
(University Studies: Oral Expression - ONLY SC105 accepted).

3

UI100 & CL001 First Year Seminar and Career Survey(if closed, call instructor).

3

US105/107 American History I or II(If closed, call 651-2180).

3

UI308 Physical/Cultural Landscapes
(required for certification birth - 6th gr.; if interested only in birth through grade 3, any UI3xx class can be taken, however, UI318 is required in addition to this UI3xx class) (pre-req includes must have 45 hours completed) (if closed, call 651-21460)

 3

UI318

Earth Science(pre reqs include BS118, PH218, BS218)  (If closed, call 651-2167).

3

UI4xx Select any UI400 level  (pre-req includes must have 45 hours completed)  (If UI412 is closed, call 651-2585; all others call instructor).

3

MAPP1 and

MAPP2

MAPP1 and MAPP2   (MAPP2 take after 90 hours have been completed) http://www.semo.edu/testing/costs_22908.htm

0

WP003

Writing Proficiency Exam (must pass) (take after 75 hours completed) To enroll:  (Call 651-5905).

3

Early Childhood program requirements that may be taken prior
to admittance to the College of Education

 

 

 

 

 PY 120
or
CF120
 The Child C (CF 120 is preferred) (If PY120 is closed call 651-2132) (If CF120 is closed call 651-2109)  3
 EL120  Elem. Block I Field (Pre-K - 6th grade) (must pass) (f closed call 651-2412)  2
 EL210  Integrating Technology Into the Classroom C (required for students entering Southeast Fall 2007 or later)  2
 CE340  Family/School Collaboration C  3
 CE330  Classroom Management C (If closed, call instructor)  3
 CF290 &
CF291
 Preschool Participation and Lab (Pre-K field experience; take together) (pre-req includes CF120 or PY120) (If closed call 651-2109)  3
 CF316 &
C317
 Prenatal Infant Growth and Lab (Infant/Toddler field experience take together)(Pre-req includes CF20 & CF21) (If closed call 651-2109)  3
 FN425  Health, Safety, and Nutrition (or both HL210 and FN235) C (If closed call 651-2109)  3
 EL274  Diversity in American Schools (if closed call 651-2128)(required for students entering Southeast Fall 2007 or later)  3

 

 

 

Early Childhood program requirements once admitted to the
College of Education


Requirements for Teacher Ed must be completed before Block II. For an explanation of these requirements click here: TEP

Block II (all courses taken the same semester) consists of the following classes and includes a field experience in a public school where students present lesson plans and work in other areas as needed or designated.
Students in Block II should have completed LI243 Children's Literature or should take it concurrently with Block II.

 

 

Number Name 

Hours 

EL314 Elementary Field Experience Block II (1st - 3rd gr.; 4th - 6th gr. if extending certification Birth - 6th gr.) (must pass)

3

EL315 Theories of Learning & Management. C  

2

EL316 Foundations of Reading Techniques. C   

3

EL317 Foundations of Language Arts Techniques. C   

2

EF304 School and Society C  

2

EL313 Children and the Arts C  

3

 

Early Childhood Block (all courses must be taken the same semester and must be taken before Block III) TEP must be met. Students may enroll themselves in this block on their appropriate day for registration.

 

 Number  Name

 2

 CE365  Connecting Assessment and Curriculum in the Early Years C  4
 CE366  Developing Curriculum in Early Childhood C  3
 CE370  Language Development of the Young Child C   3
 CE368  Early Childhood Field Experience (Pre-K - 3rd grade)  3
 CF300/
CF301
 Parent Education/Parent Education Lab C (If closed call 651-2109)  3

 

Block III.  (EC majors enroll in Early Childhood sections of courses); (all courses taken the same semester) TEP requirements must be met before Block III.  Contact Dr. Julie Ray at 651-2444 or jaray@semo.edu for additional information if needed.

 

Number Name

Hours 

EL350 Elementary Field Experience III (Pre-K - 3rd grade)(must pass).

3

EL351 Tech. of Teaching Science. C

2

EL352 Tech. of Teaching Social Studies. C

1

EL353 Tech. of Teaching Mathematics. C

2

EL354 Corrective Reading Instruction. C

3

EX390 Psych of the Exceptional Child. C

3

PRAXIS II (Call 573-651-2386 for information) (Take Praxis II with last professional block before student teaching)
(Praxis test code for Early Childhood is 20021)

0

 

Block IV

 

Number Name

Hours

CE433

Student Teaching (Kindergarten)

6

CE434 Student Teaching (1st - 3rd grade)

 

Students desiring to extend certification to Birth-Grade 6 should complete the following (if not taken previously):
UI308
SO102, or SW207, or SO120, or SE275, Students starting Southeast during Fall 2007 or later should select EL274 unless advised differently.
MA230 or MA318 or MA418
EC101 or another EC prefix course
EL355

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