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IDEC Requirements

Interdisciplinary Studies Early Childhood (IDEC)

B.S. in IDEC
M.S. in Education with ECE Concentration

Courses in bold/italics offered one time per year and must be taken in the semester indicated.

Freshman Year

 
Fall Semester (15 Credits) Spring Semester (16 Credits)
ENGL 101 ENGL 102
MATH 111 MATH 112
HIST 111 or 112 HIST 101 or 102
VPA BIOL 103 or 104 or 105 BIOL 103 or 104 or 105
POSC 120 Health and Wellness
Take PRAXIS I and VCLA Take PRAXIS II (licensure assessments)

Sophomore Year

 
Fall Semester (16 Credits) Spring Semester (16 Credits)
ENGL Literature PHIL or RELN
MATH 312 or STAT 200 Science (PHSC 350 rec.)
HUMD 300 Social Science (ECON or SOCY 110)
Social Science (ECON or SOCY 110) EDSP/COSD 225
Science GEOG

Junior Year

 
Fall Semester (16 Credits) Spring Semester (16 Credits)
EDEC 321 EDEC 322
EDSP 360 EDEC 323
EDSP 439 EDSP 436
VPA (DNCE 370) EDSP 445
ENGL 463 EDSP 438
Pass PRAXIS I, II and VCLA  

Senior Year

 
Fall Semester (17 Credits) Spring Semester (15 Credits)
EDEC 430 EDSP 440
EDEC 425 EDEC 445
EDSP 451 EDSP 437
EDRD 413 EDRD/EDSP Reading (grad course) or EDSP 462
Pass VRA EDEC 400/500

B.S. in Liberal Studies= 124 (licensure)-127 (non-licensure) credit hours

M.S. in Education FIFTH YEAR

Summer after B.S. graduation (9 credits)
EDEF 606 (Research)
EDEF 607 (Ed Fdn)
EDUC 670 (Multicult. Ed)

Fall Semester (12 credits)
EDSP 750 (9 hrs) (EDSP Internship)
EDSP 670 Behavior Management (3)

Spring Semester (12 credits)
EDEC 750 9 hrs
EDET 620 (Technology in Education) (3)

M.S. in Education (36 credit hours & Dual Licensure: Prek-3rd Grade & ECSE)