Western Oregon University

Early Childhood Education 2012-2013

Early Childhood Authorization - Age 3 through Grade 4

Degree
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

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General Education

Course Equivalency website

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

Humanities/Language Arts:

Choose 1: COM 112, COM 324, COM 342, PHL 433, WR 321, WR 322, WR 323, WR 441

Choose 1: ENG 104, 105, or 106

Choose 1:

SP/COMM 214 Interpersonal Communication or

WR 227 Technical and Professional Writing

Choose 1: ENG 104, 105, or 106 Intro. to Literature

 

4

 

4

Mathematics:

MTH 211, 212, 213 Foundations of Elem. Math
MTH 211, 212, 213 Foundations of Elementary Math 12

Science:

BI 101 General Biology

Choose 2: ES 104, 105, or 106 Earth Systems Science

BI 103 General Biology

Choose 2: GS 106, 108, or 109 Physical Science

4

8

Social Science:

Choose 2: HST 201, 202, 203 History of the U.S.

Choose 1: GEOG 105, 106, 107 Physical, Economic, or Cultural Geography

Choose 1: PS 201, 202 American Nat. Government or State & Local Government

Choose 1: ECON 201, 202 Micro or Macroeconomics

Choose 2: HST 201, 202, 203 History of the U.S.

Choose 1: GEO 105, 106, 107 Human Geography, Geo. of Developed World, Geo. of Developing World

Choose 1: PS 201, 203 U.S. Government: Foundations & Principles or State & Local Government

Choose 1: EC 201, 202 Micro or Macroeconomics

8

4

 

4

4

Electives: Foreign Language, ESOL, or other credits approved by a WOU Education Advisor Electives: Foreign Language, ESOL, or other credits approved by a WOU Education Advisor 6-8

Students choose either Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science:

Bachelor of Arts:

CS 101 or above

Foreign Language

Bachelor of Science:

CS 121 or above

Students choose either Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science:

Bachelor of Arts:

BA 131, CAS 133, 200-level or higher (min 3 credits), CIS 120 or higher, CS 160 or higher

Complete 2nd year, 3rd term of a foreign language

Bachelor of Science:

BA 131, CAS 133, CAS 133, 200-level or higher (min 3 credits), CS 160 or higher

 

 

 

Will vary

LACC –general education recommendations for early childhood authorization

Writing:

WR 135 College Writing II (need grade of C- or better)
*WR 121 & 122 English Composition 8

Communication Studies:

COM 111 Principles of Public Speaking
SP/COMM 111 Public Speaking 4

Health & Physical Education:

PE 131 Individual Health & Fitness

PE Activity courses to equal 2 credits

HPE 295 Health & Fitness for Life

2 PE courses

3

2

Creative Arts: Complete 1 course from at least 3 areas:

Art 115 or 130 prerequisite for Teaching Major

Music

Dance

Theatre Arts

 

 

ART 115 Basic Design or 131 Drawing

Choose additional courses from MUS, D, TA

If you want to take upper-division dance, a lower-division course is required

 

 

3

minimum of 6 credits

Philosophy/Religion Any PHL Course, R 210 World Religions 4

Literature/Modern Language:

Included in Teaching Major
Included in teaching major -

Laboratory Science:  Included in Teaching Major

Included in teaching major

-

Social Science Sequence: Included in Teaching Major

Included in teaching major -

* WR 122 is also required for students who take their WR 121 fall 2008 and beyond.

Notes

It is highly recommended that students contact a Western Oregon Education advisor as soon as possible. Contact the WOU Central Advising Office, Education Advisor, 503-838-8428 or toll free 877-877-1593.

Additional Requirements

While a 2.75 minimum GPA is required for entrance to the Education Professional Core, students are encouraged to strive for a higher GPA to be competitive. Not all applicants are admitted.

 

For admissions to the education programs there are special testing requirements which must be met. Contact the College of Education division representatives for more information.

PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: October 2012