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Concentrations

Listing of Approved Concentrations for Childhood Education

Childhood Education - Biology Concentration:

Required Courses:
BIO 1020: Biological Concepts I
BIO 1022: Biological Concepts II
BIO 1071: Human Biology
BIO 2050: General Botany
BIO 3120: Ecology
BIO 4605: Evolution
CHE 1010: Introductory Chemistry

Electives:
A student will select two of the following courses, including one at the 3000 level
(selection of a field course as one of the electives is strongly recommended):

BIO 1110: Introduction to Microbiology
BIO 2902: Field Botany
BIO 3010: Invertebrate Zoology
NSC 1902: Marine and Island Ecology


Childhood Education - English Literature Concentration:

Required Courses:

Either:
ENG 1075: Introduction to Literature
or 
ENG 1100: Foundations of Literature: King Arthur
or
ENG 1101: Foundations of Literature: The Hero
or
ENG 1102: Foundations of Literature: The American Short Story
or
ENG-LAL 1104: Foundations of Literature: Ancient, Classical and Biblical

Either:
ENG 2010: The Craft of Writing Fiction
or
ENG 2015: The Craft of Writing Poetry
or
ENG 2180: Expository Writing

Either:
ENG 2020: Major English Authors I
or
ENG 2021: Major English Authors II
or
ENG 2022: Major English Authors III

Either:
ENG 2042: American Literature: Beginning to the Civil War
or
ENG 2043: American Literature: Civil War to 1945
or
ENG 2044: American Literature: 1945 to Present

Either:
ENG 2250: Shakespeare
or
ENG 2260: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Electives:
Five electives chosen from courses in English (ENG), including 6 credits at or above the 3000 level. ENG 1050 and ENG 1051 are excluded from the elective courses. ENG 4590 may be taken as one of these courses.


Childhood Education -Mathematics Concentration:

Required Courses:

Either:
MAT 1092: Pre-Calculus II
or
MAT 2010: Calculus I

MAT 2003: Mathematical History: Ancient to Medieval
MAT 2009: Mathematical History: Renaissance to Modern
MAT 2090: Statistical Methods
MAT 2100: Discrete Mathematics
MAT 3200: Operations Analysis and Modeling
MAT 3260: Introduction to Classical and Modern Geometry

Electives:
Students will select any pair of the following:

Either:
BIO 1020: Biological Concepts I
BIO 1022: Biological Concepts II
or
CHE 1510: Basic Chemical Principles I
CHE 1511: Basic Chemical Principles II
or
CHE 1505: General Chemistry I
CHE 1505L: General Chemistry Laboratory I 
CHE 1515: General Chemistry II
CHE 1505L: General Chemistry Laboratory II 
CHE 1925: General Chemistry III
or 
PHY 2000: Principles of Physics I
PHY 2010: Principles of Physics II
or 
CHE 1010: Introductory Chemistry
PHY 1030: The World of Physics

Either:

ECO 2010: Principles of Microeconomics
or
ECO 2020: Principles of Macroeconomics


Childhood Education - Social Studies Concentration:

Required Courses:
Nine credits in courses in American History:
HIS 1400: United States History I Through 1877
HIS 1401: United States History II 1865 to Present
One 3000 level American History course* 

Six credits in courses in European History:
HIS 1500: European History I
or
HIS 1501: European History II
One 3000 level European History course*

Six credits in courses in Non-Western History:
HIS 1600: Asian History I
or
HIS 1601: Asian History II
One 3000 level Non-Western History course*

Nine credits in courses in Social Sciences:
PSC 1040: American Government and Politics
SOC-SSC 1492: Introduction to Geography

One of the following:
ANT 2020: Sub-Saharan Africa
or
ANT 2170: Ancient Mesoamerica
or
ANT 2185: Peoples of Latin America

*Must take one 3000 level W course.