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  1. 1. 3/20/2014 B.A. EarlyChildhood Education | Pacific Oaks College http://www.pacificoaks.edu/Schools_Programs/Bachelors-Completion_Programs/BA_Early_Childhood_Education 1/3 Current Students | Faculty & Staff | Alumni | Giving | Careers Schools & Programs » Bachelor's-Completion Programs » B.A. Early Childhood Education » School of Cultural and Family Psychology » School of Education » School of Human Development » Bachelor's-Completion Programs » B.A. Early Childhood Education » B.A. Early Childhood Education, Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential » B.A. Early Childhood Education, Dual Credential » B.A. Human Development » Master's Programs » Teacher Credentialing Programs » Post-Graduate Certificate in » Request Information » Apply Now » Login to Applicant Portal » Login to Recommender Portal » Schedule a Visit B.A. Early Childhood Education Program Description Pacific Oaks' B.A. in Early Childhood Education is designed to equip graduates with the skills and teaching methodology they need to create and implement optimal learning environments for children birth through age eight. Students in the B.A. program may also choose to complete specific elective coursework and specialized practica to also meet the course requirements for the California Preliminary Multiple Subject (MSEL) Teaching Credential. As actively engaged participants, students will learn strategies for facilitating each child's cognitive development and nurturing the emergence of abilities in language, motor skills, psychosocial learning, and problem solving. Grounded in the principles of diversity and inclusion, the program prepares students to tailor learning experiences to the cultural needs of all children and to model an appreciation of individual differences that values and reinforces what each child and family has to offer. To transfer into the B.A. program, students must have a minimum of 60 credits from a regionally accredited 2- or 4- year college or university. Students may petition to have a maximum of 15 additional credits accepted for transfer if they are in related disciplines. Students pursuing the on-ground course of study may also have the opportunity to enroll in online courses. Coursework qualifies students for the California Preliminary On-Ground Online Take Action We want to meet you! Visit Pacific Oaks and learn about our programs, take a campus tour, meet faculty and other students, and get all of your individual questions answered. »Visit PO WHY PACIFIC OAKS? SCHOOLS & PROGRAMS ONLINE LEARNING LOCATIONS ADMISSIONS OUR FACULTY STUDENT SERVICES NEWS AND EVENTS CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
  2. 2. 3/20/2014 B.A. EarlyChildhood Education | Pacific Oaks College http://www.pacificoaks.edu/Schools_Programs/Bachelors-Completion_Programs/BA_Early_Childhood_Education 2/3 Human Development Multiple Subject (MSEL) Teaching Credential. Pacific Oaks College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Locations Pasadena Online School Education Specializations California Preliminary Multiple Subject (MSEL) Teaching Credential Total Credits · 60 units Licensure · The California Preliminary Multiple Subject (MSEL) Teaching Credential qualifies candidates to teach in K-12 multiple subjects in self-contained classrooms. Fieldwork Requirements The program requires three (3) units of fieldwork, including observation in various early childhood education settings; and six (6) units of supervised practicum experience. Prerequisites Completion of an associate's degree or a minimum of 60 semester credits with a grade of "C" or higher from a college or university accredited by regional commissions. Applicants may also take CLEP (College Level Exam Program) tests to acquire credits. A maximum of 30 credits may transfer. Sample Courses English Learner Methodologies in a Diverse Classroom Focuses on the historical, theoretical, and practical aspects of English Language Development (ELD) and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE) in early childhood education. Students will explore language, literacy, and content acquisition for English learners through readings, discussions, activities, reflection, and classroom observations. The unique needs of children with special needs will be addressed throughout the course. Key topics include primary and second language acquisition, Storytelling to Scholarship Pacific Oaks professor Susan Bernheimer draws on the power of storytelling to give a voice to aspiring Latina and African-American women teachers in her recent book, New Possibilities for Early Childhood Education: Stories From Our Nontraditional Students. »Read more.
  3. 3. 3/20/2014 B.A. EarlyChildhood Education | Pacific Oaks College http://www.pacificoaks.edu/Schools_Programs/Bachelors-Completion_Programs/BA_Early_Childhood_Education 3/3 ©2014 Pacific Oaks College | 877.314.2380 Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Consumer Disclosures | Non-Discrimination Policy | Resource Room | Emergency Information | Maintained by Web Teams2 the role of language in learning, SDAIE strategies, lesson planning, inclusion, student assessment, differentiation of instruction, enrichment versus deficit models of schooling, and analysis of classroom discourse. Integrating the Curriculum: Science, Social Studies, and the Arts Explore the concept of using science, social studies, and the visual and performing arts as a frame for the rest of the curriculum. Topics in social studies and science will be approached through hands-on learning, critical thinking, and using the community as a real-world text. Students will be introduced to state frameworks and standards and will have opportunities to examine standard texts, curricula and materials used in early childhood education. Emphasis will be placed on the inclusion of English language learners and children with special needs, and students will analyze the impact of biases and misconceptions on children's learning. Family, School, and Community in Early Childhood Education Examines the requisite knowledge and skills for successfully establishing, supporting, and maintaining respectful collaborative relationships between today's diverse families, schools/centers, and community resources. Students will also be introduced to inclusive programs for children and schools that serve young children with and without special needs.