Degree Requirements for Education of Young Children:
Students should follow university studies requirements of the University of North Carolina Wilmington as outlined in the University Studies section of the catalogue.
The major in education of young children requires 76 hours of interdisciplinary and education courses for Licensure Option or 70 hours of interdisciplinary and education courses for Non-Licensure Option:
Students wishing to pursue teacher preparation programs must be formally admitted to the Watson College of Education and to the Teacher Education Program. Students in all programs should consult their advisiors for admission procedures and for a list of courses requiring Watson College admissions. A grade of “C-” or better is required in education courses, as well as all courses in the interdisciplinary specialty and the professional semester. Students may repeat courses in which they earn a grade lower than a “C-” only with the permission of the dean of the Watson College of Education. A cumulative grade point average of 2.70 is required for the practicum semester.