Jun 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) Area, with Montessori Emphasis, B.S. or B.A.

Degree offered at: Campbellsville, Elizabethtown, Louisville, Owensboro, Somerset, Harrodsburg, Available Online

The Montessori Method is a child-centered, scientifically based, educational program designed by Dr. Maria Montessori. It is a discovery oriented learning program that emphasizes hands on, collaborative exploration within beautifully prepared classroom environments that support the development of the whole child. Our Montessori course content covers child growth and development; education and service requirements for children with exceptionalities; assessment, curriculum, and instruction; the prepared learning environment; collaboration; and professionalism.

Foundation Courses: 15 Hours

Clinical Practice in Montessori: 15-18 Hours*

*If ED 450  placement is in Montessori Classroom that is the Public Schools, IEC 499 is waived as a course requirement.

Recommended Elective: 3 Hours

*If ED 450   is completed in a Montessori Public school meeting EPSB requirements, then this requirement is waived.

Total: 96-99 Hours