Psychology Childhood Education (BA)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Teacher Education
HEGIS Number: 2001

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Course Descriptions
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Psychology Childhood Education BA


Major Course Requirements

Complete Groups I, II, and III

Group I: Required Psychology Courses (15 credits)

PSY215 Human Development I - Infancy/Childhood 
PSY326 Statistical Methods in Psychology 
PSY330 Foundations of Research in Psychology 
PSY334 Personality 
PSY401 History of Psychology 

Group II: Choose one course in Area A, B, and C (9 Credits)

Only ONE course required in EACH area  
Area A: Choose one of the following:  
PSY319 Human Cognition Laboratory 
PSY321 Psychology of Learning Laboratory 
Area B: Choose one of the following  
PSY332 Social Psychology 
PSY338 Abnormal Psychology 
Area C: Choose one of the following  
PSY313 Sensation and Perception Laboratory 
PSY362 Physiological Psychology 

Group III: Three additional Psychology Courses

9 - 10 


EDUC230 Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC268 Teaching the Linguisticaly 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

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 

Note: Group III Courses: The courses in Group II may be used as electives. If, for example, you take Psychology 319 to fulfill Area A, you can use Psychology 321 as an elective in Psychology. Be careful to check the prerequisites for each elective course you choose.

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