Mar 26, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Early Childhood Major (B.S.Ed.) [offered through the College of Education]

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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.

The Early Childhood Education program is offered jointly by the Colleges of Education and Health and Human Services, if you wish to be licensed through Ohio University to teach young children between the ages of three and eight years, you must complete the following program and earn passing scores on the Praxis II exams.

Required General Education Courses

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

College-level Requirements

Please see the appropriate college listing for college-level academic requirements.

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

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