2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalogue 
    Oct 26, 2020  
2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alternative A: Early Childhood Education P-3

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I. Unconditional Admission Required Courses: 55 hours

II. Additional Required Courses: 12 hours

  • EE 300. Effective Teaching and Learning (3)
  • EE 301. Methods of Teaching Reading (3)
  • EE 328. Elementary Clinical Experiences I (3)
  • EE 428. Elementary Clinical Experiences II (3)


Under no circumstances will Field Experience courses be waived. On-Campus seminars are required for all Field Experience courses.

A full time internship in an approved school setting is also required in the Alternative A Program.  The educator candidate must be within four semester hours of completing all coursework excluding internship.  Under no circumstances will the internship be waived.  The deadline to apply for Fall Internship is February 1.  The deadline for Spring Internship is September 1. On-Campus seminars are required during the Internship semester.


The Educator Preparation Program and the Educator Certification Program are governed by the Alabama State Department of Education, and the College of Education reserves the right to change requirements in these programs at any time when such changes are mandated by the State Department.

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