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Early Childhood Education: Early Childhood Development (Bachelor of Arts in Education)

Program Description for Early Childhood Education

Major: Early Childhood Education Concentration: Early Childhood Development Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Prerequisites (3 credits)

Grade of "C" or higher required

EDF1005 Intro to Teaching Profession (3 Credits)

  • Acceptable substitute: EDFX005

Major Requirements (51 credits)

EDF3151 Educational Psychology (3 Credits)

EEC4245 Social Studies in EC (3 Credits)

EEC4260 Teaching the Whole Child (3 Credits)

LAE3210 Foundations of Literacy (3 Credits)

EEC3266 Program Planning Young Child (3 Credits)

EEC3731 Wellness & Move/Young Child (3 Credits)

EEC4207 Measure & Eval of Young Child (3 Credits)

EEC4321 Teaching Math in EC (3 Credits)

EEC4323 Teaching Science in EC (3 Credits)

EEC4213 Literacy in EC (3 Credits)

EEC4054 Leadership and Service in EC (3 Credits)

EEC4410 Global Community Engagement (3 Credits)

SELECT 1 course

  • EEX3202 Psych/Soc Learners Exceptional (3 credits)
  • EDG4340 Teaching all Learners (3 credits)

EDF4444 Assessment of Learn/Behavior (3 Credits)

EDG4410 Classroom Managment Commun (3 Credits)

TSL3080 ESOL Foundations: Culture/Lang (3 Credits)

TSL4340 TESOL Methods and Curriculum (3 Credits)

Internships (3 credits)

EEC4940 Childhood Practicum (3 Credits)

EEC 4940 may be substituted with Field and/or Field 2 in consultation with advisor and Curricular Area Director.

Major Electives (6 credits)

NOTE: COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS CAN BE MADE WITH APPROVAL & REVIEW OF ADVISOR AND CURRICULAR AREA DIRECTOR.

CHOOSE 2 courses from list below:

  • EEC 4203 Primary Education II
  • EEX 4604 Behavior Mang and Research
  • EEX 4616 Classroom Mgmt of Exceptional Learners
  • PET 3434 Teaching Movement Skills to Children
  • EEC 3408 Family School Partnerships
  • TSL 4324 TESOL for Secondary Content Area Teach.
  • LDR 3003 Introduction to Leadership
  • EDG 3324 Methods of Conceptual Teaching
  • LIT 3331 Children's Literature
  • LIT 3333 Adolescent Literature