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B.S. Early Childhood Education

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Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

The early childhood, elementary, and special education programs provide instruction, field experiences, and clinical practices that develop excellence in teaching and skills to serve diversified populations.


Concentrations

  • Child Care Non-Teaching Option (NCOP)
    This program is designed for students that seek to work as teachers and/or directors in Preschool, Head Start, or Child Care Settings. This program does not lead toward PreK-6 teacher licensure. -  Plans of Study
  • Interdisciplinary Studies / English/Elementary Education PreK-6
    Students seeking certification in Elementary Education (preK-6) may pursue a degree in the liberal arts/sciences with emphasis on English. Students should apply to be admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (or equivalent). Students must pass the PRAXIS II, RVE, and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. -  Plans of Study 
  • Interdisciplinary Studies/Mathematics/Elementary Education PreK-6 
    Students seeking certification in Elementary Education (preK-6) may pursue a degree in the liberal arts/sciences with emphasis on Mathematics. Students are admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators ( or equivalent). Students must pass the PRAXIS II, RVE, and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. - Plans of Study
  • Interdisciplinary Studies/History/Elementary Education PreK-6
    Students seeking certification in Elementary Education (preK-6) may pursue a degree in the liberal arts/sciences with emphasis on History. Students are admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators ( or equivalent). Students must pass the PRAXIS II, RVE, and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. - Plans of Study
  • Interdisciplinary Studies/Special Education General Curriculum K-12
    Students seeking certification in Special Education (K-12) may pursue a degree in the liberal arts/sciences with emphasis on Interdisciplinary Studies. Students are admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (or equivalent). Students must pass the RVE and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. - Plans of Study
  • Psychology/Elementary Education PreK-3 or PreK-6
    Students seeking certification in Elementary Education (preK-6) or (preK-3) may pursue a degree in Psychology with a thorough behavioral science background. Students are admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators ( (or equivalent). Students must pass the PRAXIS II, RVE, and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. - Plans of Study PreK-3 | Plans of Study PreK-6

  • Psychology/Special Education General Curriculum K-12
    Students seeking certification in Special Education (K-12) may pursue a degree in the liberal arts/sciences with emphasis on Psychology. Students are admitted to the School of Education at the end of 60 hours of course work and passing scores on PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (or equivalent). Students must pass the RVE and VCLA to be approved for student teaching. - Plans of Study