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Undergraduate Childhood Education

Courses

Required Math and English
MATH 18000
Quantitative Reasoning
3
MATH 18500
Basic Ideas in Math
3
ENGL 11000
Freshman Composition
3
ENGL 21001
Writing Ð Humanities
3

Humanities
WCIV 10100
World Civilizations 1
3
WCIV 10200
World Civilizations 2
3
WHUM 10100
World Humanities 1
3
WHUM 10200
World Humanities 2
3
USSO 10100
Development of US & its People
3
or PSC10100
US Politics& Government

PHIL 30000
Rational Animal
3
ART 10000
or MUS 10100
3

Sciences (the courses below and one additional course under advisement)
SCI 10300

Science 1

3
SCI 10400

Science 2

3
ASTR/BIO/EAS Under advisement
3

Other Liberal Arts
SPAN 12100 & 12200

or competence

0-8
ART 15500

Art in Education 1

2
or MUS 15200

Music in the Elementary School


PSY 10200

Applications of Modern Psych

3
SPCH 11100

Speech/proficiency 3

3/0

CLAS Major New York State Education Department
requires that teachers at the childhood level have a major in the liberal arts and sciences in addition to the academic work in Childhood Education. Childhood Education candidates may select from the following liberal arts and science majors at the City College. Descriptions of these majors may be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

American Studies

Art

Economics

English

History

Music

Political Science

Psychology

Sociology


In collaboration with the administration and faculty of the Science Division, the Humanities Division, and the Social Sciences Division, 30 credit interdisciplinary concentrations have been created, composed of courses in each of these Divisions. Childhood education candidates may also fulfill the content core requirement through one of these interdisciplinary concentrations. They are:

Social Studies

Language and Literature

Math/Science: Biology

Math/Science: Chemistry

Math/Science: Earth Science

Math/Science: Mathematics


Childhood Education Major Introductory Courses (open to non-majors)
EDUC 20000

Inquiry in Education

3
EDUC 20001

Inquiry in Education, field

0.5
EDUC 20600

Observing Children & Development

3
EDUC 20601

Observing Children, field

0.5
EDUC 22100

Urban Schools in Society

3
EDUC 22101

Urban Schools in Society, field

0.5

Methods (Open only to majors)
EDUC 32200

How Children Learn Math

3
EDUC 32201

How Children Learn Math, field

0.5
EDUC 32300

Literacy Acquisition

3
EDUC 32310

Emergent Literacy

3

Student Teaching and Concurrent Methods
EDUC 42000

Science in Elementary Schools

3
EDUC 42100

Integrating Curric: Social Studies

3
EDUC 42300

Literacy: Fluency to Proficiency

3
EDUC 41700 The Differentiated Classroom
1
EDUC 41800

Elementary Student Teaching

6
EDUC 41900

Seminar: abuse, health, violence

0