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Early Childhood PK-4/Deaf/HOH (PK-12) (B.S.Ed.)

Administered by Exceptionality Programs

Effective Fall 2014

Requirements for Certification in Early Childhood PK-4/Deaf/HOH(PK-12) develop knowledge of the nature of the learning environment, the learning process, general methods of teaching and methods of teaching particular subjects and to provide student teaching experience when teaching young hearing children and all Deaf/hard of hearing children, adolescents, and youth. No free electives are available for this program. In addition to the 123-credit requirement for a Bloomsburg University degree, education majors are subject to background checks and passage of PAPA, PECT and any required PRAXIS exams.

General Education Requirements


BIOLOGY.100 Cells, Genes and Molecules or BIOLOGY.101 Human Biology

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking or COMMSTUD.104 Interpersonal Communication

DEAFHH.099 Co-Curricular Experience

EDFOUND.291 Principles of Teaching

EDFOUND.414 Home/School/Community Relations

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

ENGLISH.151 Intro to Literature or ENGLISH.152 Literature and Society

HISTORY.121 Colonial to 1877 or HISTORY.122 1877 to Present

MATH.201 Math Concepts I

MATH.202 Math Concepts II

PHYSICS.103 Physical Science

PSYCH.101 General Psychology

SPECED.101 Introduction to Individuals with Exceptionalities

SPECED.202 Tech Indiv w/Dis

SPECED.275 Linking Assessment/Instruction

Requirements for the Major - A total of 73 semester hours is required for dual certification in ECE (PK-4) Education / Education of the Deaf (PK-12). This includes credit hours earned through the student teaching experience. None may be taken on a pass/fail basis.

Education Courses


AUDSLP.200 Intro to Audiology

AUDSLP.400 Aural Rehabilitation

AUDSLP.432 ELL Comm/Ed Strat or PROFSTUD.494 ESL Strategies/Meth

DEAFHH.201 Hist, Ed and Guidance of Deaf/HOH

DEAFHH.462 Signing Instruction in Ed

DEAFHH.464 Speech for the Deaf

DEAFHH.466 Language Arts and Deaf

DEAFHH.469 Instruct Practice Deaf Ed

EDFOUND.291 Principles of Teaching

EDFOUND.406 Multicultural Education

ELEMED.121 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

ELEMED.331 Teaching Science and Environmental Education: PK-4

ELEMED.334 Teaching Reading in Early Childhood: Grades 1-4

ELEMED.336 Teaching Social Studies: PK-4

ELEMED.340 Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood: Grades 1-4

ELEMED.343 Assessment in Early Childhood Education

ELEMED.347 Fine Arts for the Developing Child

ELEMED.410 MandM Early Child Ed 1

SPECED.100 Orientation Spec. Ed.

SPECED.358 Methods of Instruction for Individuals with Disabilities

Student Teaching

DEAFHH.491 Student Teaching I

DEAFHH.492 Student Teaching II and

DEAFHH.493 Student Teaching Seminar