BCC: Elementary Education Transfer Advising Guide
Early Childhood Education (A.A.) from Brookdale Community College to Elementary Education (B.A.) at Rider University
|BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
Early Childhood Education: Education Option
|Credit||RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
Elementary Education, B.A. with a Second Undeclared Major in Liberal Arts (126 Total Credits for degree)
|EDEC 105 Foundations of Early Childhood Education
Combined with EDEC-199 = credit for Rider, Context of Schooling
|3||EDU 106 Context of Schooling||3|
|ENGL 121 English Composition; The Writing Process||3||CMP 125 Expository Writing||3|
|PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology I OR
PSYC 106 Introduction to Psychology II
|3||PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Humanities Credits (Foreign Language Recommended) A||3-4||Foreign Language Elective Ʊ||3|
|Mathematics Credits 3-42 Suggest:
MATH 136 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
MTH 102 Finite Mathematics
|EDEC 199 Early Childhood Education Field Experience
Combined with EDEC-105 = credit for Rider – Context of Schooling
|0||EDU 106 Context of Schooling||0|
|Career Studies Credits: Suggest:
SOC 105 Intercultural Comm.: Person & Process
|3||General Elective Ʊ
SOC 355 Social Interaction
|ENGL 122 English Composition: Writing & Research||3||CMP 125 Research Writing||3|
|PSYC 206 Human Growth & Development||3||PSY 230 Developmental Psych I||3|
|Humanities Credits (Foreign Language Recommended) A||3/4||General Elective Ʊ||3|
|Mathematics or Science Credits, Non-Lab 2 (Phys. or Bio. Sci.)||3||Mathematics or Science Non-Lab Elective Ʊ||3|
|Career Studies Credits Suggest:
PSYC 218 Educational Psychology
|3||General Elective Ʊ
EDU 206 Dev. Educational Psychology
|Technological Competency Credits: Suggest:
COMP 129 Ethical Dimensions, Tech. & Info Literacy
|3||Technology Elective Ʊ
CIS 185 Information Systems Essentials
|SPCH 115 Public Speaking||3||COM 104 Introduction to Speech Communication||3|
|Science with Lab 2 Suggest:
BIOL 105 Life Science
|4||Science with Lab Ʊ (Biological or Physical Science)
XTR 111 Transfer Credit
|History Credits: Suggest:
HIST 105 World Civilization I OR
HIST 135 American Civilization I
|3||History or Social Science Elective: Suggest:
HIS 150 World History to 1500
HIS 208 U.S. History I
|Cultural & Global Awareness Credits 1||3||Social Science Elective Ʊ||3|
|Humanities Credits||3||Humanities Credit Ʊ||3|
|History Credits; Suggest:
HIST 106 World Civilization II OR
HIST 136 American Civilization II
|3||History or Social Science Elective:
HIS 151 World History Since 1500
HIS 209 U.S. History II
|Career Studies Credits: Suggest:
EDUC 217 Introduction to the Exceptional Child
|3||General Elective Ʊ||3|
|Electives Credits 0-3 Suggest:
PSYC 226 Adolescent Psychology
PSY 231, Youth & Adolescent Development
For Rider Course Option:
Following completion of 30 credits, the Rider Intent to Enroll Form, and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. If the Brookdale student takes EDEC-105, Foundations of Early Childhood Education & PSYC-218, Educational Psychology they are eligible to take EDE-200 Effective Classroom Management.
EDE-200 Effective Classroom Management
See Brookdale and Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact Information Listed below.
Footnotes for Brookdale Community College:
1 One course is required from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area. Students may meet the requirements while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education equipment for another knowledge area.
2 A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics, Sciences or Technological Competency knowledge areas
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study. Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.
Footnotes for Rider University:
A – As of Fall 2014 the Department of Teacher Education has added a foreign language requirement of 3 credits to the Education curriculum.
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
➢ Students are required to select a second major in a Liberal Arts Discipline
➢ Middle School & Early Childhood Education disciplines are classified as a Minor at Rider University.
➢ Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.
➢ As of September 1, 2015 The New Jersey Department of Education requires students to take and pass all sections of Praxis - The Core Academic Skills for Educators Test (Test Code: 5751) prior to formal entry into a teacher preparation program.
➢ For transfer the Brookdale student must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses.
Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.
COURSES REMAINING FOR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN EDUCATION AT RIDER UNIVERSITY*
|Course Number||Rider University Course Name or Core Area||Credits||Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)|
|ELD 307||Emergent Literacy P-3||3|
|ELD 308||Fostering Language & Literacy Development||3|
|ELD 375||Methods of Teaching Math. in the Elem. Classroom||3|
|ELD 376||Teaching Science, Social Studies & The Arts N-5||3|
|EDU 465||Student Teaching & Seminar||12|
|The Brookdale student must also fulfill the requirements of the Second Undeclared Major. For specific second major assistance, please contact the Senior Assistant Director of Transfer at Rider University.||38-42|
Transfer of Brookdale Course Credit is subject to a 63 credit limit for the Education Major.
Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation
Brookdale Community College
Fall 2019 Travel Schedule
|Thursday, September 19, 2019||10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.||Middlesex County College|
|Tuesday, October 1, 2019||11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.||Brookdale Community College|
|Wednesday, October 2, 2019|