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Early Childhood and Childhood Education, Birth - 6, Bachelor

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  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
Candidates majoring in the dual certification program in Early Childhood and Childhood Education, Birth - 6 at St. Thomas Aquinas College. St. Thomas Aquinas College meet all the requirements for Childhood Education and take additional coursework in Early Childhood. 
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Overview

The coursework of the Early Childhood and Childhood Education, Birth - 6 program at the focuses on the language development and learning needs of children from birth through grade 2. 

The School of Education of St. Thomas Aquinas College is dedicated to preparing you for a rewarding career as a teacher, and the best way to do that is to give you many hands-on classroom experiences. Starting in Sophomore year, students take part in field experiences that expose you to real classroom environments, so that when you're a Senior, you will be ready for your student teaching, where you have your own classroom in a local school district. 

Occupational Therapists work with people to create:

  • Customized treatment programs to improve one’s ability to perform daily activities
  • Comprehensive home and job site evaluations with adaptation recommendations
  • Performance skills assessments and treatment
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training
  • Guidance to family members and caregivers. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • As early as your freshman year, the School of Education will require you to participate in 100-150 hours of off-campus classroom activities in regional school districts. 
  • These activities, known as field experiences, involve direct observation of teaching and teaching related to the teacher education program in which you’re enrolled. 
  • You’ll conduct these field-based activities prior to student teaching.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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