Early Childhood Education Degree

A55220
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time


Fall Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
ACA 111 - College Student Success 1.00 1.00
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry 3.00 3.00
EDU 119 - Introduction to Early ChildhoodEducation 4.00 4.00
EDU 144 - Child Development I 3.00 3.00
EDU 151 - Creative Activities 3.00 3.00
EDU 153 - Health, Safety and Nutrition 3.00 3.00
Total: 17

Spring Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
ENG 112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3.00 3.00
EDU 145 - Child Development II 3.00 3.00
EDU 146 - Child Guidance 3.00 3.00
EDU 162 - Observation and Assessment in EarlyChildhood Education 3.00 3.00
EDU 234 - Infants, Toddlers, and Twos 3.00 3.00
EDU 251 - Exploration Activities 3.00 3.00
Total: 18

Fall Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
EDU 131 - Child, Family, and Community 3.00 3.00
EDU 214 - Early Childhood Intermediate Practicum 1.00 9.00 4.00
EDU 221 - Children With Exceptionalities 3.00 3.00
EDU 280 - Language and Literacy Experiences 3.00 3.00
Total: 13

*Add Humanities elective, see list below.

Spring Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
EDU 271 - Educational Technology 2.00 2.00 3.00
EDU 284 - Early Childhood Capstone Practicum 1.00 9.00 4.00
PSY 150 - General Psychology 3.00 3.00
Total: 10

*Add Math/Science elective and other Major Hours elective, see list below.

Math/Science Electives List
BIO-110 Principles of Biology (4)
BIO-111 General Biology I (4)
CHM-151General Chemistry I (4)
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy (3)
MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra (4)

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives List
ART-111  Art Appreciation (3)
ART-114  Art History Survey I (3)
ART-115  Art History Survey II (3)
ENG-231  American Literature I (3)
ENG-232  American Literature II (3)
MUS-110  Music Appreciation (3)
MUS-112  Introduction to Jazz (3)
PHI-215   Philosophical Issues (3)
PHI-240   Introduction to Ethics (3)
SPA-141  Culture and Civilization (3)

Other Major Hours Electives List
ART-111  Art Appreciation (3)
ART-114  Art History Survey I (3)
ART-115  Art History Survey II (3)
ASL-111  Elementary ASL I (3)
ASL-112  Elementary ASL II (3)
BIO-111  General Biology I (4)
BUS-115  Business Law I (3)
BUS-137  Principles of Management (3)
BUS-260  Business Communication (3)
COM-231  Public Speaking (3)
CHM-151  General Chemistry I (4)
CIS-111   Basic PC Literacy (2)
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers (3)
EDU-157  Active Play (3)
EDU-158  Healthy Lifestyles-Youth (3)
EDU-216  Foundations of Education (4)
EDU-235  School-Age Dev & Program (3)
EDU-261  Early Childhood Admin I (3)
EDU-262  Early Childhood Admin II (3)
EDU-263  School-Age Program Admin (2)
ENG-231  American Literature I (3)
ENG-232  American Literature II (3)

*Note: No more than 9 hours can be chosen from HIS prefix
*HIS-111 World Civilizations I (3)
*HIS-112 World Civilizations II (3)
*HIS-131 American History I (3)
*HIS-132 American History II (3)
MUS-110 Music Appreciation (3)
MUS-112 Introduction to Jazz (3)
PED-110 Fit and Well for Life (2)
PSY-241 Developmental Psych (3)
SOC-210 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SPA-111 Elementary Spanish I (3)
SPA-112 Elementary Spanish II (3)