Jun 16, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

Early Childhood Major (B.S.Ed.)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Ohio University Patton College of Education and Human Services

Major Code BS6854

Early Childhood Education prepares you to teach young children between the ages of three and eight years of age. You must meet the criteria for selective admission and retention in Teacher Education, including a 2.75 GPA in your major, in required professional education courses, and overall. Upon completion of the program and passing the Praxis II exams, you are eligible for an Ohio two-year provisional license in Early Childhood Education.

Required General Education Courses

Ohio requirements for teacher licensure state that you must complete a General Education program that includes the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences. In addition, the general studies should incorporate multicultural and global perspectives. You should work closely with your faculty advisor to select courses that fulfill both Ohio University General Education requirements (see the Graduation Requirements - Universitywide section) and the requirements for teacher licensure.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Department-Level Requirements for Teacher Education

View the Department-Level Requirements for Teacher Education .

Early Childhood Education Requirements

Tier I Quantitative Skills Courses (10 Hours)

Tier II Course Requirements

Social Sciences Part 1

Biological Science Requirement

Select one course from the following:

Earth Science

Select one course from the following:

Physical Science

Select one physical science course with a lab component from the following combinations:

Speech Requirement

Pre-School Student Teaching

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Ohio University Patton College of Education and Human Services