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  Feb 18, 2018
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Special Education with a Concentration in Early Childhood Intervention Specialist and Montessori Education with American Montessori Society Early Childhood Credential (Double Major), B.S.


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The Special Education undergraduate teacher preparation programs are theory based with continual field application experiences. Students complete the degree with a foundation in liberal arts and in child-centered learning/development intervention competencies.

Students who successfully complete the dual major program will receive a BS with majors in Special Education and Montessori Education.  They will receive an American Montessori Society Early Childhood credential, an OH p-3 license, and an OH ECIS-Early Childhood Intervention Specialist license.

Major Requirements:


Undergraduate core curriculum, requirements:


48 Undergraduate Core Curriculum credit hours, include:

  • Diversity Curriculum requirement: partially fulfilled in the major with 
  • EDEL 260 Cultural Diversity In Educ
  • English Composition/Rhetoric grade must be a “B” or above.
  • Mathematics grade must be a “C” or above.
  • Literature: fulfilled in the major with EDCH 324 Children’s Literacy for Early Childhood
  • CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • CORE 101 - First Year Co-curricular program
  • CORE 499
  • Science: must be met with physical (CHEM or PHYS 114/PHYS 115 )and biological (BIOL 130/BIOL 131) sciences.
  • Social Sciences: included in the major requirements.
  • The ER/S Focus Elective that meets another core requirement should be chosen.

 

Specific education courses


Schedule


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • ENGL 101 - English Composition
  • EDEL 110 - Human Development and Learning
  • Foreign Language I Elective
  • EDEL 260 Cultural Diversity
  • BIOL 130 - Intro to Life Sciences
  • BIOL 131 - Intro to Life Sciences Lab
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First year seminar
  • CORE 101 - First Year Co-curricular

Second Semester


  • EDEL 100 - Introduction To Education
  • Foreign Language II Elective
  • EDSP 201 Introduction to Emotionally Disturbed Child
  • PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHYS 114 - Our Universe: Physical Science
  • PHYS 115 - Our Universe: Physical Sci Lab
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First year seminar

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • EDEC 210 - Early Childhood Development
  • EDME 351 - Montessori Ed: Phil Approach
  • EDME 364 - Early Childhood/Mont Meth
  • MATH 201 - Foundations of Arith. -ECED
  • EDSP 205 Foundations in Early Childhood Special Education
  • EDME 376 Phonics Skills for Early Childhood

Second Semester


  • EDSP 372 Comm Strategies & Technology
  • EDEL 251 - Instructional Technology
  • EDME 377 EC Math & Science
  • EDSP 376 Moderate/Intense Support Services
  • EDSP 364 DAP Instruction Materials
  • MATH 202 - Geometry & Measurement -ECED

Junior Year


First Semester


  • EDME 354 - Mont Language Arts & Read Meth
  • Historical Perspectives
  • PHIL 200 Philosophical Perspectives
  • EDSP 391 ECSPED Learning Theories
  • EDSP 393 ECIS Curriculum Practices
  • EDME 350 Methods of Observation

Second Semester


  • EDCH 324 - Children’s Lit for Early Child
  • EDEC 230 - Play in Early Childhood Educ
  • Theological Perspectives (3)
  • EDSP 367 SPED Behavior & Social Skills Management
  • EDRE 312- Reading Methods for Early Childhood

Senior Year


First Semester


  • E/RS Focus Elective
  • EDSP 203 SPED Comm & Collaboration
  • ENGL 205 Lit and the Moral Imagination
  • EDRE 478 Reading Diagnosis and Assessment
  • EDME 366 - Mont Curr Des&Te Strat I:Ea Ch
  • EDME 473 - Mont Early Childhood Pract I

Second Semester


  • EDME 367 - Mont Curr Des&Te Strat II:Ea C
  • Elective
  • EDME 474 - Mont Early Chilhood Pract II
  • EDME 359 Community and Advocacy in Education
  • Creative Perspectives
  • CORE 499  - Reflection on XU Core

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the “Undergraduate Core Curriculum” requirements of the Catalog.
  • E/RS Focus Elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the Core or the major.
  • A minimum of 140 credit hours is typically required for the degree, with 120 hours as absolute minimum.
  • An overall cumulative GPA of 2.500 is required for graduation.
  • The Diversity Curriculum Electives may be used to satisfy other elements of the core or major.
  • Ohio Assessment for Educators required for licensure 001 PTL; 013 EC; 090 Reading

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