University of Vermont

Early Childhood PreK-3 Education Checksheet

Diversity Requirement
Diversity Courses1
Refer to approved courses that meet (D1) Race and Racism in the U.S. in catalogue.
D1 3
D2 (EDSP 005 or ECSP 202) --
Total Credits  
General Education
Arts and Letters2 Crs
ENGS 001 3
English Elective 3
Humanities Crs
(ARTH, ARTS, ASL 001, CLAS, HST, Literature, MU, PHIL, REL or THE) 3
Math Crs
MATH 015 (or above) 3
MATH 016 (or above) 3
Physical and Biological Sciences Crs
(ANPS, BIOL, CHEM, ENVS 001, GEOL, NFS 043, 063, PBIO or PHYS) 3
Social Science Crs
EDEC 063 3
HDFS 060 3
U.S. History 011 or 012 3
POLS 021 3
Total Credits  
Professional Requirements
Early Childhood Development Crs
EDEC 001 Intro to Early Education or EDTE 001 Teaching to Make a Difference 4 or 3
EDEC 101 Curriculum Development in Early Childhood 3
EDEC 102 Inquiry & Predagogy in Early Education 3
EDEC 103 Early Education Internship 3
EDEC 189 Early Childhood Practices 12
PRAXIS I Requirement Fulfilled ___Yes ___No Crs
EDSP 005 D2:Issues Affecting Persons w/ Disabilities or ECSP 2021 3
EDEL 156 Teaching Math for Meaning 3
EDEC 180 Early Literacy in Young Children 6
EDEC 296 Early Literacy Field Experience 3
EDEC 187 Student Teaching Internship 15
Total Credits  
Major Concentration
Liberal arts and sciences requirement (30 credit hours minimum). Requirements for the major concentrations are available online. Declare major concentration by fall semester sophomore year. Crs
Total Credits  
Total Credits  
1EDSP 005 or ECSP 202 fulfills D2 category.
2Demonstrated competence in public speaking. Requirement must be completed prior to student teaching.

Program completion in Early Childhood PreK-3 Education requries a minimum of 121 approved credit hours.
Catalogue year 2013-2014
Revised June 1, 2013


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