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2019-2020 LSUA Catalog 
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Certification

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Early Childhood Education allows individuals who are already state-certified teachers to complete the coursework required for add-on certification in Early Childhood Education (PK-3).

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Program completers know the subject matter they are to teach.
  2. Program completers will develop differentiated lessons that reflect learning-theory and research-based strategies.
  3. Program completers will apply the basic principles of teaching and learning.

Required Courses (12-15 Hours)

Note: Early Childhood Board of Regents Recognition requires that students take both the above courses.

Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of “C” or higher in each required course
  • A GPA of 2.5 or higher for all required coursework.

Requirements for State Certification

  • Be certified to teach in the State of Louisiana
  • Have completed all Graduation Requirements for the PBC in Early Childhood Education (PK-3)


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