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AA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education

  • This program does not lead to licensure

Program Requirements:

Required Courses 29 credit hours
ECME 300 Professionalism (2)
ECME 301 Health, Safety & Nutrition (2)
ECME 302 Child Growth, Development & Learning (3)
ECME 303 Family & Community Collaboration I (3)
ECME 304 Curriculum Development through Play-Birth through Age 4 (3)
ECME 305 Guiding Young Children (3)
ECME 306 Curriculum Development & Implementation (Age 3 through Grade 3) (3)
ECME 315 Introduction to Reading & Literacy Development (3)
ECME 328 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs I (3)
ECME 332 Curriculum Development through Play-Birth through Age 4 Practicum (2)
ECME 334 Curriculum Development & Implementation Practicum- Age 3 through Grade 3 (2)

Total Credit Hours for Degree: 69 credit hours

 


BA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education: Age 3 to Grade 3

  • This program does not require a minor.
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the New Mexico Teacher Assessment (NMTA) Teacher Competency in Early Childhood Education examination.

Program Requirements:

Professional Education Courses 68 credit hours
ECME 300 Professionalism (2)
ECME 301 Health, Safety & Nutrition (2)
ECME 302 Child Growth, Development and Learning (3)
ECME 303 Family & Community Collaboration (3)
ECME 304 Curriculum Development Implementation: Birth – Age 4 (3)
ECME 305 Guiding Young Children (3)
ECME 306 Curriculum Development & Implementation: Age 3 – Grade 3 (3)
ECME 315 Introduction to Language, Literacy & Reading (3)
ECME 328 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs 1 (3)
ECME 403 Family, Language & Culture (3)
ECME 411 Teaching & Learning Reading & Writing (3)
ECME 413 Teaching & Learning Math & Science (4)
ECME 414 Teaching & Learning Social Studies (3)
ECME 420 Research in Child Growth, Development & Learning (3)
ECME 428 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs 2 (3)
ECME 482 Young Children with Diverse Abilities (3)
RDED Reading Elective Credits (3)
GNED 445 Knowledge of the Profession (3)

 

Field Experience and Practicums: 15 credit hours
ECME 332 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Birth – Age 4 (2)
ECME 334 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Age 3 – Grade 3 (2)
ECME 415 Teaching & Learning Practicum (2)
ECME 452 Early Childhood Education Student Teaching (9)

Major Total: 68 credit hours
Education Required Core: 57 credit hours
Degree Total: 125 hours

 


BA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education- Birth to Age 4

  • This program does not require a minor.
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the New Mexico Teacher Assessment (NMTA) Teacher Competency in Early Childhood Education examination.

Program Requirements:

Required Courses 63 credit hours
ECME 300 Professionalism (2)
ECME 301 Health, Safety & Nutrition (2)
ECME 302 Child Growth, Development and Learning (3)
ECME 303 Family & Community Collaboration (3)
ECME 304 Curriculum Development Implementation: Birth – Age 4 (3)
ECME 305 Guiding Young Children (3)
ECME 306 Curriculum Development & Implementation: Age 3 – Grade 3 (3)
ECME 315 Introduction to Language, Literacy & Reading (3)
ECME 328 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs 1 (3)
ECME 403 Family, Language & Culture (3)
ECME 417 Emergent Literacy (3)
ECME 420 Research in Child Growth, Development & Learning (3)
ECME 424 Integrated Curriculum: Birth – Age 4 (4)
ECME 431 Advanced Caregiving for Infants & Toddlers (3)
ECME 482 Young Children with Diverse Abilities (3)
GNED 445 Knowledge of the Profession (3)

 

Field Experience and Practicums: 15 credit hours
ECME 332 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Birth – Age 4 (2)
ECME 334 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Age 3 – Grade 3 (2)
ECME 425 Integrated Curriculum Practicum (2)
ECME 452 Early Childhood Education Student Teaching (9)

Major Total: 63 credit hours
Education Required Core: 57 credit hours
Degree Total: 120 hours

 


BA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education- Birth to Age 4: Non-licensure

  • This program does not require a minor
  • This program does not lead to licensure

Program Requirements:

Professional Education Courses 63 credit hours
ECME 300 Professionalism (2)
ECME 301 Health, Safety & Nutrition (2)
ECME 302 Child Growth, Development and Learning (3)
ECME 303 Family & Community Collaboration (3)
ECME 304 Curriculum Development Implementation: Birth – Age 4 (3)
ECME 305 Guiding Young Children (3)
ECME 306 Curriculum Development & Implementation: Age 3 – Grade 3 (3)
ECME 315 Introduction to Language, Literacy & Reading (3)
ECME 328 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs 1 (3)
ECME 403 Family, Language & Culture (3)
ECME 417 Emergent Literacy (3)
ECME 420 Research in Child Growth, Development & Learning (3)
ECME 424 Integrated Curriculum: Birth – Age 4 (4)
ECME 431 Advanced Caregiving for Infants & Toddlers (3)
ECME 482 Young Children with Diverse Abilities (3)

 

Electives: 13 credit hours
ECME 332 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Birth – Age 4 (2)
ECME 334 Practicum Curriculum Develop & Play: Age 3 – Grade 3 (2)
ECME 425 Integrated Curriculum Practicum (2)

Major Total: 63 credit hours
Education Required Core: 57 credit hours
Degree Total: 120 hours

 


BA or BS in General Science for Secondary School Teachers (Grades 7 – 12)

  • Students must complete a minor in Secondary Education
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the required licensure exams

Program Requirements:

Students must complete the NMHU Core Curriculum requirements.

  • Minimum of Math 140 (BA)
  • Math 211 and Math 160 (BS)
Required Core 43 credit hours
Biol 211 General Biology 1 (4)
Biol 212 General Biology 2 (4)
Chem 211 General Chemistry 1 (3)
Chem 212 General Chemistry 2 (3)
Chem 215 General Chemistry Lab 1 (2)
Chem 216 General Chemistry Lab 2 (2)
CS 144 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
Geol 101 Survey of Earth Science (4)
Geol 202 Earth Histories (4)
Biol 420 Teaching Science & Math in Secondary School (3)

Phys 151

Phys 152

Algebra Physics 1 (4)

Algebra Physics 2 (4)

OR
Phys 291
Phys 292

Calculus Physics 1 (5)

Calculus Physics 2 (5)

Biol 359 Fundamentals of Lab Safety (1)
OR
Chem 359 Fundamentals of Lab Safety (1)

Electives: 16 credit hours

At least one course from each of biology, chemistry and geology for a minimum of 16 credits above the 300 level.

Major Total: 59 credit hours

 


Minor in Early Childhood Multicultural Education

  • For students majoring in elementary education, special education, or other related fields
  • Does not lead to a license

Program Requirements:

Required Courses 29 credit hours
ECME 300 Professionalism (2)
ECME 301 Health, Safety & Nutrition (2)
ECME 302 Child Growth, Development & Learning (3)
ECME 303 Family & Community Collaboration I (3)
ECME 304 Curriculum Development through Play-Birth through Age 4 (3)
ECME 305 Guiding Young Children (3)
ECME 306 Curriculum Development & Implementation (Age 3 through Grade 3) (3)
ECME 315 Introduction to Reading & Literacy Development (3)
ECME 328 Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs I (3)
ECME 332 Curriculum Development through Play-Birth through Age 4 Practicum (2)
ECME 334 Curriculum Development & Implementation Practicum- Age 3 through Grade 3 (2)

Minor Total: 29 credit hours

 


BA in Math and Computer Science for Secondary School Teachers

  • Students must complete a minor in Secondary Education
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the required licensure exams

Program Requirements:

Required Courses 40 credit hours
CS 144 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
CS 145 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (3)
CS 245 Advanced Computer Programming (3)
CS 430 Computer Tech in the Classroom (3)
MATH 211 Calculus 1 (4)
MATH 252 Calculus 2 (4)
MATH 273 Calculus 3 (4)
MATH 320 Linear Algebra (3)
MATH 345 Math Stats (3)
MATH 406 College Geometry (3)
MATH 421 Applied Abstract Algebra (3)
MATH 430 Math Problem Solving (4)

  

Electives 11 credit hours
Choose one course from the following:
MATH 317 Discrete Math (3)
MATH Any 400-level math course approved by adviser
Choose two courses from the following:
CS 325 Comp Hardware Install & Maintenance (1)
CS 326 Comp Software Installation (1)
CS 327 Hands on UNIX (1)
CS 332 Advanced Internet (1)
Choose two courses from the following:
CS 350 Programming Seminar 1 (3)
CS 351 System Design & Analysis 1 (3)
CS 456 Internet Services (3)
CS 457 Computer Networks (3)
CS 463 Web Programming (3)
CS Other approved three-credit senior level courses in computer science.

Major Total: 51 credit hours

Total for degree: 120 credit hours

Contact the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences for more information

 


Minor in Math and Computer Science for Elementary School Teachers (Grades K-8)

  • For students majoring in elementary education

Program Requirements:

Prerequisites 9 credit hours
MATH 115 Math for Elementary Teachers 1 (3)
MATH 130 Math for Elementary Teachers 2 (3)
CS 101 Living with Computers (3)

 

Required Courses 15 credit hours
MATH 140 College Algebra (3)
MATH 160 PreCalculus (5)
CS 144 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
CS 145 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (3)
CS 245 Advanced Computer Programming (3)

 

Electives 12 credit hours
Choose two courses from the following:
MATH 317 Discrete Math (3)
MATH 345 Math Statistics 1 (3)
MATH 406 College Geometry (3)
MATH Any 300- or 400-level math course approved by adviser
Choose three courses from the following:
CS 325 Computer Hardware Install & Maintenance (1)
CS 326 Computer Software Installation (1)
CS 327 Hands-on UNIX (1)
CS 332 Advanced Internet (1)
CS Any 300- or 400-level computer science course approved by adviser
Choose one course from the following:
CS 456 Internet Services (3)
CS 457 Computer Networks (3)
CS 463 Web Programming (3)

Minor Total: 27 credit hours

 


BA in Elementary Education

  • A minor, double major, or AA is required
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the NES Elementary Content Exam and the NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading and the NES Teacher Competency- Elementary exams for licensure.

Program Requirements:

Required courses 36 credit hours
GNED 251 Field-Base 1 Teacher Prep Experience (1)
RDED 315 Early Literacy (3)
RDED 411 Teaching/Diagnosis of Reading (3)
ELEM 312 Teaching Elementary School Math (3)
ELEM 317 Multicultural Education (3)
GNED 351 Field-Base II Teacher Prep Experience (2)
GNED 461 Assessment and Evaluation of Students (3)
GNED 417 Teaching English as Second Language (3)
ELEM 442 Teaching Elementary School Science & Social Studies (3)
ELEM 451 Field-Base III Teacher Prep Experience: Elementary (6)
GNED 444 Technology in Education (3)
GNED 445 Knowledge of the Profession (3)

Major Total: 36 credit hours
Degree Total: 120

 


Minor in Bilingual Education/TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

  • For students pursuing a degree in education

Program Requirements:

Required Courses 24 credit hours

ANTH 461

OR

ENGL 443

Communication & Culture (3)

 

Sociolinguistics (3)

GNED 417 Teaching English as a Second Language (3)
RDED 416 Teaching Reading & Language Arts in the Bilingual Classroom (3)*
GNED 412 Theories & Principles of Bilingual Education (3)
GNED 437 Instructional Methods for Use in Span-Bilingual Classroom (3)*
SPAN 300 Advanced Grammar (3)*
SPAN 433 Civilization & Culture of New Mexico & the Southwest (3)*
SPAN 441 Spanish for the Bilingual Classroom (3)*

*Prerequisites: SPAN 111, 112, 211, 212 (or 101, 102, 201, 202); Co-requisite: SPAN 300
Minor Total: 24 credit hours

 


Minor in English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • Meets NMPED requirements for ESL endorsement

Program Requirements:

Prerequisite/co-requisite: Minimum of two semesters of a second language or demonstrated proficiency.

Required Courses 21 credit hours
ENGL 317 Introduction to Modern Grammar (3)
GNED 320 Language Acquisition & Ling for Teachers (3)
GNED 412 Theories & Principles of Bilingual Education (3)
ENGL 443
OR
ANTH 461

Sociolinguistics (3)

Communication and Culture (3)

GNED 417 Teaching English as a Second Language (3)
GNED 420 Sheltered English for Content Area Instruction (3)
RDED 315
OR
RDED 427

Early Literacy (3)

Reading in the Content Area (3)

Minor Totals:  21 credit hours

 


Minor in Secondary Education

  • Students must complete a major in an academic field offered at the university
  • Students must apply to the School of Education through Chalk & Wire after meeting the requirements for Gateway Alpha.
  • Students must pass the NES Content major exam or exams and the NES Teacher Competency –Secondary exam for licensure

Program Requirements:

Required courses 28 credit hours
GNED 251 Field-Base I Teacher Preparation Experience (1)
GNED 302 Educational Psychology (3)
RDED 427 Reading in the Content Area (3)
GNED 351 Field-Base II Teacher Preparation Experience (2)
GNED 410 Art & Science of Teaching in Secondary Schools (3)
GNED 444 Technology in Education (3)
GNED 445 Knowledge of the Profession (3)
GNED 451 Field-Base III Teacher Preparation Experience- Secondary (6)
GNED 455 Classroom Management (3)

Secondary Minor Total: 28 credit hours
Core requirements: 54 credit hours
Total: 120 credit hours minimum


This department is under the School of Education