The Primary Education Prek-5 Licensure Program prepares teachers as learner-centered, inquring professionals.
The program prepares students by using the clinical model, which puts the students in Prek-5 classrooms beginning in their first semester in the teaching program. SSU students are required to complete more than 700 field/student teaching hours during their 4-year program-significantly more field experience hours than the 240 hours required by ODHE.
Further, courses such as Educational Psychology and Exceptional Learning Needs required in the Prek-5 licensure program provide a well-rounded foundation for pre-service teachers who will be teaching in inclusive classrooms.
Degree Requirements Checklist
Below are the degree requirements for Early Childhood Education in sequence.
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