2018-19 Degree Plan

Family and Child Studies (Early Childhood Multicultural Education Licensure Concentration), BS

College of Education: Department of Individual, Family, and Community Education
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
MATH 111: Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers I 3 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
FCS 105: Introduction to Family and Child Studies 3 C
ARTE 214: Art in Elementary and Special Classrooms I 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
MATH 215: Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers III 3 C
NTSC 261L: Physical Science or NTSC 262L: Life Science or NTSC 263L: Environmental Science 4 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
STAT 145: Introduction to Statistics 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
ENGL 219 or 220 or CJ 130 3 C
HIST 101 or 102 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 2 C
NTSC 261L: Physical Science or NTSC 262L: Life Science or NTSC 263L: Environmental Science 4 C
HIST 161: History of the United States to 1877 or HIST 162: History of the United States Since 1877 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 78 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 2 C
LLSS 321 or LLSS 453 or EDPY 472 3 C
LLSS 321 or LLSS 453 or EDPY 472 3 C
HIST 260: History of New Mexico 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 94 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS 402: Teaching and Learning Reading and Writing 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 3 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 2 C
FCS Concentration Curriculum Lower Division Requirement 2 C
FCS 408: Teaching and Learning Social Studies, Fine Arts and Movement 3 C
FCS 311: Family, Language and Culture or FCS 321: Young Children and Diverse Abilities or FCS 401: Research in Child Growth, Development and Learning 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 112 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS 311: Family, Language and Culture or FCS 321: Young Children and Diverse Abilities or FCS 401: Research in Child Growth, Development and Learning 3 C
FCS 311: Family, Language and Culture or FCS 321: Young Children and Diverse Abilities or FCS 401: Research in Child Growth, Development and Learning 3 C
LLSS 321 or LLSS 453 or EDPY 472 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
FCS 406: Teaching and Learning Math and Science 4 C
FCS 417L: Teaching and Learning Practicum 2 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 124 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FCS 440: Student Teaching Seminar 3 C
FCS 440L: Student Teaching Laboratory 9 C
Term Hours: 12
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative GPA for admission and 2.0 cumulative GPA for graduation from the College of Education.

  • FCS Concentration Core Curriculum Lower Division Requirements: FCS 101, FCS 103, FCS 111, FCS 115, FCS 117, FCS 117L, FCS 202, FCS 217, FCS 217L, FCS 220, FCS 230