Purpose: The curriculum prepares prospective and practicing professionals (assistant teachers, instructional assistants, school-age directors, school-age site coordinators, and school-age program teachers) to work in school-age settings. This specialization provides knowledge and skills for professionals giving supportive instruction to school-age children.
Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor with the Early Childhood Programs for further information.
1 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
4 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121-122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.
5 See social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.