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School-Age Education Degree (A55440)

Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills [OR] ACA 122 College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Education None 4 4 Fall, Spring
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community None 3 3 Fall
EDU 144 Childhood Development I None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 151 Creative Activities None 3 3 Fall


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 145 Child Development II None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 146 Child Guidance None 3 3 Spring
EDU 184 Early Childhood Intro Practicum EDU 119 2 4 Fall, Spring
EDU 289 Advance Issues/School Age None 2 2 Fall, Spring
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 3/4 3/6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Summer Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory Placement or ENG 002 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT/SCI Elective Varies 3/4 4/6 Fall, Spring, Summer
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 3/4 3/6 Fall, Spring, Summer
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 3/4 3/6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 163 Classroom Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 216 Foundation of Education None 3 3 Fall
EDU 271 Educational Technology None 3 4 Fall, Spring
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Discipline [OR] COM 231 Public Speaking ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 221 Children with Exceptional EDU 144 and EDU 145 or PSY 244 and PSY 245 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 285 Internship Experience - School Age EDU 144, 145 or PSY 244, 245, EDU 118 or 216 and EDU 163 4 10 Fall, Spring
Humanities Elective (see link) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective (see link) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


MAT/SCI Elective - Choose from the following courses

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy [AND] AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab None 3/1 3/2 Varies
AST 151 General Astronomy I [AND] AST 151A General Astronomy I Lab None 3/1 3/2 Varies
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry [AND] CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab None 3/1 3/2 Fall, Spring, Summer
CHM 151 General Chemistry I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy Satisfactory Placement or MAT 003 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Satisfactory Placement or MAT 003 and ENG 002 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I Satisfactory Placement or MAT 003 and ENG 002 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Satisfactory Placement or MAT 003 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
PSY 151 College Physics I MAT 171 4 5 Varies


Other Required Electives - Choose 18 credit hours from the following courses

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ART 111 Art Appreciation None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ART 114 Art History Survey I None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ART 115 Art History Survey II None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy [AND] AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab None 3/1 3/2 Varies
AST 151 General Astronomy I [AND] AST 151A General Astronomy I Lab None 3/1 3/2 Varies
BIO 111 General Biology I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II BIO 168 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 137 Principles of Management None 3 3 Spring
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry [AND] CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab None 3/1 3/2 Fall, Spring, Summer
CHM 151 General Chemistry I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrition None 3 3 Spring
EDU 161 Intro to Exceptional Children None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 177 Instructional Methods None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 185 Cognitive and Language Activity None 3 3 Fall
EDU 214 Early Child Interm Practicum EDU 119, 144 and 146, or EDU 119, PSY 244 and EDU 146 4 10 Varies
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos EDU 119 3 3 Fall
EDU 243 Learning Theory None 3 3 Fall
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Prep None 3 3 Spring
EDU 252 Math & Sci Activities None 3 3 Varies
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children None 2 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning EDU 119 3 3 Varies
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II EDU 261 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 280 Language and Literacy Experience None 3 3 Fall
EDU 281 Instructional Strategies: Read & Write None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 231 American Literature I ENG 112, 113, or 114 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 232 American Literature II ENG 112, 113, or 114 3 3 Fall, Spring
HIS 111 World Civilization I None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
HIS 112 World Civilization II None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
HIS 131 American History I None 3 3 Varies
HIS 132 American History II None 3 3 Varies
MUS 110 Music Appreciation None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz None 3 3 Varies
MUS 113 American Music None 3 3 Varies
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues ENG 111 3 3 Fall
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring
REL 211 Introduction to Old Testament None 3 3 Fall
REL 212 Introduction to New Testament None 3 3 Spring
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
SOC 220 Social Problems None 3 3 Fall, Spring
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I [AND] SPA 181 Spanish Lab None 3/1 3/2 Fall, Spring

65 Total Semester Credit Hours For Degree


Program contact

Dr. Alice McCluney

Early Childhood Education Instructor
Health and Public Services
amccluney@isothermal.edu
828-395-1444
Health and Public Services



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