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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 19, 2024
 
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Early Childhood Education, BS


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Early Childhood Education Major (120 credits)


Students who complete all program requirements, meet graduation requirements, and pass all required certification tests will be certified in Pennsylvania to teach grades pre-school through 4th. Certification requirements vary in other states, but Pennsylvania certification typically is accepted by most states for initial employment. Prospective undergraduate students and post-baccalaureate students seeking certification only may find the most current information on program course requirements in the Division’s Program Handbook. The following is a summarized description of program requirements.

Pre-Education Curriculum Consists of General Education and Educational Studies:


Pre-Education students take a 1 credit Introduction to Education course and must fulfill the university’s WOK (Worlds of Knowledge) requirement as indicated by the program.

Upper-Level Early Childhood Education Curriculum:


All courses in the upper-level early childhood education curriculum must be taken at Pitt-Johnstown. The first three terms involve methods courses and field placements. The final term is reserved for student teaching and the student teaching seminar.

FOUNDATIONAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


General Graduation Requirements


Minimum Cumulative QPA - 3.00

Maximum Core QPA - 2.80

Early Childhood Education with Special Education


Early Childhood Education with Special Education - (125 credits)

 

FOUNDATIONAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


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