2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre K-4 Certification Program

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Certification Requirements

The following are the requirements for the Pre K-4 Program:

Cognate Courses:

  • A biology course and a physical science course
  • A literature course, either British or American
  • 1 course unit
  • 1 course unit
  • A course with an environmental studies perspective. The requirements for environmental studies can be met by completing courses in other disciplines which include this perspective. For example, a biology or physical science course with an environmental perspective or an economics or philosophy course with an environmental perspective.

Two college level mathematics courses:

(one must be)


This applies to Psychology majors only

Students who are accepted into the Pre K-4 program may count EDU 201 - Introduction to Special Education: Diverse Learners & Inclusive Classrooms  to satisfy one of the courses in the Advanced Course and Seminar requirement, and they may count EDU 104, 105 - Educational Psychology: Child Learning & Development  as an elective in the Psychology major.


A non-refundable fee of $35.00 will be charged for each course in which a student is enrolled in a course or courses requiring fieldwork.  Students enrolling in EDU 950 - Student Teaching I  and EDU 951 - Student Teaching II  will pay a special fee of $400.00.  This fee is non-refundable and due when the student applies for student teaching in January of the junior year.

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