Monday, December 11, 2017: Blue Ridge Community College (all campuses) will open at 10 a.m. Students should report to the class/lab/clinic they would normally be in at 10 a.m.

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School-Age Education (Arts Track) - Articulated Program with Mars Hill University

This program is an articulated program with Mars Hill University. Students must complete each course within the program with a grade of “C” or better for the course to transfer. Students who graduate from the program must complete an electronic portfolio in TaskStream www.taskstream.com to show competence in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards. Students transferring from BRCC must notify Dr. Susan Stigall at sstigall@ mhu.edu for TaskStream training, in order to complete their Teacher Education Portfolio. Students must earn acceptable scores on PRAXIS I before enrolling in Mars Hill Teacher Education Programs. Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Learning Center Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry. View Developmental Course list

Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Or

College Transfer Success

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Child Development I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Classroom Mgt and Instruction

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Becoming a Professional in ECE

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Foreign Language (either ASL, FRE, SPA)

Spring Semester

Writing/Research in the Disciplines

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Child, Family, and Community

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Child Development II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
General Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Foreign Language (either ASL, FRE, SPA)

Summer Term

Quantitative Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Select one from: ART 111, PHI 240, MUS 110

Fall Semester

Foundations of Education

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Children with Exceptionalities

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Science Elective**

Select one from: HIS 111, HIS 112

Spring Semester

Educational Technology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Internship Exp-School-Age

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Adv Issues/School-Age

Credit Hours: 

2.00
British Literature I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Social/Behavioral Science Elective**

**Choose from the courses below

Social/Behavior Sciences Note: HIS 111 or HIS 112 is required.

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

World Regional Geography

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

World Civilizations I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

World Civilizations II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

American History I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

American History II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

American Government

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Natural/Physical Science
Select one course, including accompanying laboratory work, from the biological or physical science disciplines.

General Biology I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
General Biology II

Credit Hours: 

4.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

Environmental Biology

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

Environmental Biology Lab

Credit Hours: 

1.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

General Chemistry I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
General Chemistry II

Credit Hours: 

4.00

(Middle Grades Social Studies concentration)

College Physics I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
College Physics II

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Bridge Course for Elementary Education, Special Education, and Integrated Concentration

Creative Activities

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Bridge Courses for Middle Grades Concentration

North Carolina History

Credit Hours: 

3.00

(Math Concentration)

Statistical Methods I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Calculus I

Credit Hours: 

4.00

(Social Studies Concentration)

State and Local Government

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Bridge Courses for ESL Concentration
One more semester of the same Foreign Language-Choose from:

ASL 111/181, ASL 112/182, ASL 211/281, FRE 111/181, FRE 112/182, SPA 111/181, SPA 112/182, SPA 211, SPA 212