School for Education


B.S.E. in Education Studies

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus, in the Kansas City area as an accelerated program, online, and as an extended learning program on select campuses.

The Bachelor of Science in Education - Education Studies program offers the following four areas of emphasis:
  • Young Child (birth through grade 3)
  • Youth (grade 1 through grade 6)
  • Early Childhood Education and Leadership - Prepares graduates for positions of responsibility and leadership in accredited programs, Head Start programs, child care centers, private preschools, and family child care.
  • Early Childhood Education Teaching Young Children - Prepares graduates for positions of teaching or curriculum coordinators in accredited programs, Head Start programs, early childhood centers, private preschools, and family child care centers, or with programs such as Parents as Teachers.

This degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours to graduate and does NOT lead to teaching certification.


REQUIREMENTS
  • 59-76 hours, 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • No grade lower than a “C” in education core.

AVAILABILITY
Parkville, 16-Week Online Kansas City, 8-Week Extended


Degree Requirements


Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
YOUNG CHILD EMPHASIS
76
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDE 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
EDC 346 Human Resources in Early Childhood Programs 2
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
Admission to the School for Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354 Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 355 Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood 3
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363 Integrating the Curriculum: PreK 3
EDC 364 Integrating the Curriculum: K-3 3
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDC 373 PreK Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDC 374 K-3 Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDE 378 Science for ECE and Elementary Teachers 2
EDE 380 Literacy for ECE and Elementary Teachers 6
EDE 385 Diagnosis and Remediation for Math Difficulties 3
YOUTH EMPHASIS
67
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDE 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDE 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
GGH
140
Economic Geography 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
Admission to the School for Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDE 355 Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood 3
EDE 359
Elementary Teaching Strategies with Practicum 5
EDE 360A Practicum 2
EDE 360B Practicum 2
EDE 360C Practicum 2
EDU 367 Assessment in Education 3
EDU 375 Exceptional Children 3
EDE 378 Science for ECE and Elementary Teachers 2
EDE 380 Literacy for ECE and Elementary Teachers 6
EDE 385 Diagnosis and Remediation for Math Difficulties 3
EDE 387
Diagnosis and Remediation for Reading Difficulties 3
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP EMPHASIS
74
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDC 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
EDC
342
Early Childhood Program Management 2
EDC 344 Program Planning and Evaluation in Early Childhood Programs 2
EDC 345 Financial Aspects of Early Childhood Programs 2
EDC 346 Human Resources in Early Childhood Programs 2
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
Admission to the School for Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354A Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 1 1
EDC 354B Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 2 2
EDC 355A Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 1 2
EDC 355B Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 2 1
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363A Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 1
1
EDC 363B Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 2 2
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum 1
EDC 373 PreK Practicum 1
EDC 415 Internship in ECE & Leadership 12
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN EMPHASIS
69
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDC 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 342 Early Childhood Program Management 2
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
Admission to the School for Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354A Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 1 1
EDC 354B Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 2 2
EDC 355A Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 1 2
EDC 355B Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 2 1
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363A Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 1
1
EDC 363B Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 2 2
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum 2
EDC 373 PreK Practicum 2
EDC 415 Internship in Early Childhood Teaching 12