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Early Childhood Education - Grades PK-3, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hammond, LA, United States
Students in the Early Childhood Education - Grades PK-3 program at Southeastern Louisiana University develop effectiveness in communication, leadership and other skills necessary for teaching in the area of early childhood education.

Overview

The curriculum requires a solid background of child development and instructional methodology for students as well as essential content courses in math, science and the humanities. A strong emphasis is placed on relevant field experiences throughout the program, and students gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on student achievement in grades PK through 3.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation / National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

  • Course objectives and learner outcomes aligned with the COMPASS/ National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, and the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium

  • The TeachLivE virtual-rehearsal classroom featuring real-time avatars with unique characteristics is available for students to practice classroom management, pedagogy and content teaching skills in a virtual environment

  • Service-learning opportunities such as the highly acclaimed Early Childhood EXPO in collaboration with the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center

  • A variety of field experiences to prepare candidates for a successful teaching career at the appropriate level

  • Honors curriculum available

Career options:

  • Early Learning Center/Day Care Director
  • Early Learning Centers/Day Care Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Parochial School Systems
  • Private School Systems
  • Public School Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Freshman Composition
  • Finite Mathematics
  • College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra
  • Survey of World Art History
  • Introduction to Music
  • Introduction to the Theatre
  • Introduction to Biological Principles
  • American History since 1877
  • Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern
  • Critical Reading and Writing
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • American Politics
  • Communicating in the Classroom

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

To be eligible for full admission to Southeastern, international beginning freshmen students must meet ALL of the following criteria:Must have completed a recognized secondary school program with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.35.Must have taken the TOEFL or IELTS *:

  • Minimum IELTS score required - 6.0 overall band
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based 
Must have taken the ACT or SAT:
  • Minimum Verbal SAT of 450 or minimum 460 in Math (old format)
  • Minimum Writing and Language of 25 or 500 in Math (new format
  • Minimum English ACT of 18 or minimum Math ACT of 19

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3850 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Hammond

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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