UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA KEARNEY


EARLY CHILDHOOD INCLUSIVE TRANSFER PATHWAY
Below is a list of recommended courses that would benefit an MCC student looking to transfer to UNK for both Early Childhood Education (on campus) and Early Childhood Inclusive (fully online) options. These are merely recommendations, and are by no means to be taken as the only options. Questions can be directed to the ECI advisor via email at jacobsonsd@unk.edu.

ECI Semester 1
Portal Course - Transfer in 24 hours of General Studies coursework at time of admission for exemption.
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BIOS 1010 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY (6.0) BIOL 103 GENERAL BIOLOGY (4) 06/01/2009 
EDUC 1110 INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (4.5) TE 100 TEACHING IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY (3) 06/01/2014 
ENGL 1010 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (4.5) ENG 101 INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC WRITING (3) 06/01/2010 
SPCH 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING (4.5) SPCH 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION (3) 06/01/2009 
ECI Semester 2
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ECED 1150 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (4.5) TE 341 FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (2) 06/01/2009 
ECED 2070 FAMILY AND COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS (4.5) TESE 323 PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES (1) 06/01/2015 
ECED 2450 ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS (4.5) TE 346 EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION (1) 06/01/2014 
ENGL 1020 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (4.5) ENG 102 ACADEMIC WRITING AND RESEARCH (3) 06/01/2009 
MATH 1425 PRE CALCULUS ALGEBRA (5) MATH 102 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3) 06/01/2018 
ECI Semester 3
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ECED 1260 CHILDREN'S HEALTH AND NUTRITION (4.5) PE 247 NUTRITION, HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (1) 06/01/2016 
ECED 2050 CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES (4.5) TESE 333 SERVING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3) 06/01/2015 
ECED 2060 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CURRICULUM PLANNING (4.5) TE 336 METHODS FOR PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOMS (3) 06/01/2015 
ECI Semester 4
GS Dist. Area (Hum) HIST course required by Department - See advisor for options
Student will need to have passed the Praxis Core test prior to transferring to UNK.
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ECED 1050 EXPRESSIVE ARTS (4.5) MUS 404 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS (2-3) 06/01/2017 
POLS 2050 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (4.5) PSCI 110 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS (3) 06/01/2009 
ECI Coursework to be Completed at UNK
*MATH 230 - Math for Elementary Teachers
*Please note: This course is not currently taught online at UNK. Those students pursuing the online ECI degree will need to take this course prior to transferring.
Capstone Course (388 level)
ART 100 - Art Structure
TE 204 - Growth & Development/Intro to Exceptionalities
TE 318 - Manage & Assess in Pre/El Class
TE 411 - Inclusive Practices PreK-8
TE 400 - Student Teaching
TE 311 - Math Methods I
TE 313 - Field: Math Methods I
TE 314 - Phonics and Word Study
TE 315 - Literacy Assessment
TE 316 - Primary Grades Literacy
TE 317 - Field Experience: Literacy
TE 349 - Support Young Child/Family
TE 342 - Lit Methods for Pre-K Teacher
TE 343 - Inclusive Methods 0-3
TE 343L - Field: Inclusive Methods 0-3
TE 344 - Inclusive Methods 3-5
TE 344L - Field: Inclusive Methods 3-5
TE 348 - Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children 0-8
TESE 334 - Assess/Intervention
TESE 334L -
ECI Specialization - Complete one of the following specialization areas
Birth - Kindergarten
TE 347 - Literacy Methods 0-3
FAMS 302 - Parent Education
TE 338 - Infant -Toddler Mental Health
TE 339 - Infant-Toddler Curriculum

Age 3 - Grade 3
MATH 330 - Math for Elementary Teachers II Please note: This course is not currently taught online at UNK. It is recommended to wait to take this course until a specialization is chosen. Options will be vetted at that time with the student's UNK advisor.
TE 312 - Math Methods II
TE 313 - Field: Math Methods II
TE 335 - Inclusive Methods K-3
TE 335L - Field: Inclusive Methods K-3
Additional Information for ECI Transfer Students
College Algebra is required of students who do not have four years of high school mathematics including two years of high school algebra, 1 year of geometry, a senior level math course and a math ACT score of 20+.
The student should pass the Praxis Core test during the second year and prior to transferring to UNK.
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