Aug 24, 2019  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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ECE 101 Teaching as a Profession: PK–4

2 Credits

This course introduces the pre-Education major to the teaching profession at the Early Elementary (PK–4) and Special Education (PK–8) level. The student is informed about teaching as a profession, the attitudes and behaviors of the professional educator, the knowledge and skills that are needed to promote quality learning of young children, and the requirements to become certified as a teacher in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. An overview of the Neumann University teacher education program is also provided.

NOTE: All students pursuing Early Elementary (PK–4) and Special Education (PK–8) Certification are required to successfully complete ECE 101, Teaching as a Profession: PK–4, before taking any other required course in the major. Students pursuing Secondary Teacher Certification in either Biology/General Science, English, or Social Studies are required to successfully complete EDU 101, Teaching as a Profession, before taking any other required course in the major. Proof of a current FBI Fingerprint Clearance, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Clearance is required and must be submitted to the Dean of Education and Human Service’s office in order to begin any ECE, EDU, or SPEC course. No student may begin these classes without all current clearances.



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