Interdisciplinary Studies Childhood Education (BA)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Teacher Education
HEGIS Number: 4901

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Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin
Effective Fall 2014  

Interdisciplinary Studies Childhood Education BA

Major Requirements Courses taken to fulfill General Education requirements do not count toward meeting Interdisciplinary Studies major requirements. Courses can count, however, to meet both Interdisciplinary Studies and Teacher Education requirements. 74-76 

History, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences**

200-level or above; at least 2 300-level or above
Choose one of the following courses
United States (U.S.) History   
Choose one of the following courses
Caribbean History   
Latin American History   
Choose three courses in Behavioral / Social Sciences
African American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology   

Literature, Art, Music, Theatre***

200-level or above; at least one 300-level or above
1 United States (US) Literature 
1 Caribbean or Latin American Literature 
Choose one of the following courses

Natural Science, Mathematics

2 courses (at 100-level or above)
Natural Science (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics)  3-4 
Mathematics (not Mathematics 271)  3-4 


2 courses (200-level or above)
IS400 IS Senior Seminar 
Choose one of the following courses  
Philosophy (200- level or above, but not Phil 202) 
ENG364 The Tragic Vision 
HUM230 Fairness and Equity 
HUM235 The Digital Revolution 
HUM320 Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar 
POL267 Classical Political Theory I: Plato to Machiavelli 
POL268 Political Theory II: Machiavelli to Marx 
POL269 American Political Thought 


Foundation Sequence 19 
EDUC230 Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC268 Teaching the Linguistically Diverse Student and Mainstream Classes 
EDUC280 Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
PSY215 Human Development I: Infancy/Childhood 
EDUC283 Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
MATH271 Topics in Foundational Mathematics 
PHIL202 Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
SOC202 Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
Professional Education Sequence 15 
EDUC323 Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC369WI Early Language & Literacy for English Only and English Language Learners (EO's & ELLs) 
EDUC370 Content Area Literacy Instruction For Mainstream English Only (EO) and English Language Learners (ELLs), Grades 2-6 
EDUC390 Elementary Curriculum & Methods I: Learning Goals and Assessments Across Curriculum 
EDUC392 Elementary Curriculum & Methods II: Instruction and Classroom Management Across Curriculum 
Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar
EDUC431 Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 1 - 3 
EDUC432 Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 4 - 6 

**TE students: 1 U.S. & 1 Caribbean or Latin American History.

***TE students: 1 U.S. & 1 Caribbean or Latin American Literature.

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