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Department of Early Childhood Education

College of Education

BS Licensure (Pre-K-3)

Starting Fall 2013, the Early Childhood Program began implementation of the new TN Ready2Teach Initiative with includes Residency 1 and Residency 2.

The Program of Study for the Undergraduate PreK-3 Licensure Program featuring Residency I and Residency II for the 2017-2018 school year. For the 4-Year-Plan-At-A-Glance, click on the picture below:

PreK-3 At A Glance 

BS Concentration in Early Childhood Development PreK-3 Licensure

For POS from previous years, please click here - Program of Study Sheets from 2011-2016 


All board applications MUST include a completed program of study reflecting the student's catalog year.  Students are provided a program of study when starting a file in Warf-Pickel, Room 321, which is to be used as a guide when meeting this requirement.  Blank copies can be printed from the list on the Program of Study Page.

2017 Application Deadlines

February 24, 2017, 4:30pm
April 28, 2017, 4:30pm
August 4, 2017, 4:30pm
September 29, 2017, 4:30pm
December 1, 2017, 4:30pm

2018 Application Deadlines

February 23, 2018, 4:30pm
April 27, 2018, 4:30pm
August 3, 2018, 4:30pm
September 28, 2018, 4:30pm
November 30, 2018, 4:30pm

Interview Dates:

To be announced by each department (Usually 2-3 weeks after application deadlines).



B.S. Licensure Program (PreK-3) Brochure

Click on the picture for a copy of the brochure:

B.S. Licensure (PreK-3) Brochure

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