B.S. in Inclusive Early Childhood Education

ISC - Long Island University, Brooklyn, United States
B.S. in Inclusive Early Childhood Education
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 5,940,402
Course Accredited By MSCHE
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 18% scholarship

The 121 credit Bachelor of Science in Inclusive Early Childhood Education Leads to dual certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education, birth to grade 2.

This program prepares students to teach in diverse early childhood education and care settings. An optional bilingual extension prepares students to teach in bilingual classrooms.

The major consists of 42 credits in Teaching and Learning. In addition, all students must select a 24 credit concentration or 2nd major in a liberal arts and sciences area. Fieldwork is required throughout the program.

The program is divided into a pre-professional stage and a professional stage. All students are welcome to take six credits of pre-professional courses. Students must meet specific criteria for progression into the professional stage, admission to student teaching and graduation.

Students graduating from the program are eligible for NYS certification once they have passed all required portions of the New York State Teacher Certification Exam (NYSTCE). The SOE Certification Officer assists students in applying for certification when all requirements are met.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post) 
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

Graduation Requirements

  •  Students must satisfy the placement, proficiency, orientation and 34-35 credit core curriculum criteria outlined in the 

Graduation Requirements
section of this bulletin:

  • Orientation
  • FYS 01 First-Year Seminar 1.00hrs

Core Curriculum Requirements (34-35 credits)

  • English Composition - ENG 16 or 16 X 3.00hrs Credit
  • English Literature: ENG 61, 62, 63 or 64 3.00hrs Credit
  • Philosophy: PHI 61 or 62 3.00hrs Credit
  • Foreign Language 3.00hrs  Credit

Social Sciences

  • History 3.00hrs Credit
  • Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology 3.00hrs Credit
  • Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology 3.00hrs Credit

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics: MTH 15 or 16 (3-4 credits) 4.00hrs Credit
  • Laboratory Science: BIO 1 or 3 4.00hrs Credit

Communication, Visual & Performing Arts

  • Oral Communications: SPE 3 3.00 Credit
  • Art, Dance, Journalism, Music, Theatre, Media Arts 3.00 Credit
    *All Education majors are required by NYS to have a minimum of 6 credits in the following areas: History and/or Social Science, Laboratory Science, Mathematics, Foreign Language other than English, and English Literature and/or Writing Composition

    Areas of Specialization for B.S. in Inclusive Early Childhood Education Students must complete 30 credits in one of the following areas:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • English
    • History
    • Humanities
    • Psychology
    • Social Science
    See your Department of TLL advisor for information on choosing courses that meet the concentration requirements.

Major Requirements
All of the following courses are required.

  • TAL 201 Teaching: Imagine the Possibilities 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 349 The Developing Young Child 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 360 Foundations of Inclusive Education: Early Childhood 3.00 Credit
  • TAL 361 Child Guidance and Partnerships 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 362 Integrated Inquiry I: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 363 Play in IECE 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 433 Language and Literacy in the Early Childhood Years 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 434 The Arts and Social Studies in IECE 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 435 Integrated Inquiry II: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 436 Language and Literacy in IECE 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 437 Mathematics in IECE 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 438 Science in IECE 3.00hrs Credit
  • TAL 455 Student Teaching and Seminar in IECE 6.00hrs Credit

Optional Extension in Bilingual Education (9 credits)

  • An optional Bilingual Extension is available for those who can demonstrate bilingual proficiency.
  • Students seeking the Bilingual Education extension must also pass the Bilingual Education
  • Assessment (BEA) of the NYSTCE in the target language.

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