Early Childhood Generalist (Grades 4-5) Endorsement Preparation - Undergraduate Non-Degree
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
404 White Hall
Early Childhood Generalist endorsement non-degree program is valid for teaching all core academic content areas in grades four and five and may be added to an Early Childhood P-3 teaching license.
The non-degree program is not a master’s degree program. Students interested in obtaining a teaching endorsement and a master’s degree from Kent State University must also be fully admitted into the master’s degree program and complete the prescribed coursework on the master's degree prospectus, in addition to courses that are prescribed here for an endorsement.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Bachelor’s degree
- Official transcript(s)
- Minimum 3.000 overall GPA
- Goal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- Questions in Anticipation of Licensure Form
- Evidence of valid Early Childhood P-3 teaching license from the State of Ohio.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate the learning standards in social studies, mathematics, science and writing and reading for grades four and five.
|Endorsement Requirements (min C grade is required in all courses)|
|CI 40093||VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION||1|
|CI 47504||TEACHING READING AND WRITING IN MIDDLE GRADES||3|
|HDFS 41093||VARIABLE TOPIC WORKSHOP:HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES||1|
|MCED 40045||TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN THE INTERMEDIATE YEARS, GRADES 4-5||3|
|MCED 46645||CRITICAL INQUIRY AND INTEGRATION: SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 4||3|
|MCED 47745||CRITICAL INQUIRY AND INTEGRATION: SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 5||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||14|
- Minimum 3.000 overall GPA
Prior to program completion, the candidate must demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas (including but not limited to): Data literacy and analysis, use of research and assessment data, leadership and collaboration, utilizing and supporting appropriate technology for the discipline, and application of professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to their field of specialization.
Candidates seeking Ohio teaching endorsement are required to pass specific requirements in order to apply for endorsement from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Students should consult the Early Childhood Education program for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education - Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to endorsement.
Students who do not apply for endorsement within 12 months of program completion may be subject to additional course requirement, based on standards in force at the time of application.