Early Childhood Education Degree

A55220 P
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time


Fall Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
EDU 119 - Introduction to Early ChildhoodEducation 4.00 4.00
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry 3.00 3.00
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: 16

Spring Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
ENG 131 - Introduction to Literature 3.00 3.00
EDU 145 - Child Development II 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 280 - Language and Literacy Experiences 3.00 3.00
Total: 15

*Add Math/Natural Science elective, see list below.

Fall Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
EDU 146 - Child Guidance 3.00 3.00
EDU 216 - Foundations of Education 3.00 3.00
EDU 251 - Exploration Activities 3.00 3.00
EDU 259 - Curriculum Planning 3.00 3.00
EDU 261 - Early Childhood Administration I 3.00 3.00
COM 231 - Public Speaking 3.00 3.00
Total: 18

Spring Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
PSY 150 - General Psychology 3.00 3.00
EDU 221 - Children With Exceptionalities 3.00 3.00
EDU 235 - School-Age Development and Programs 3.00 3.00
EDU 262 - Early Childhood Administration II 3.00 3.00
EDU 284 - Early Childhood Capstone Practicum 1.00 9.00 4.00
Total: 16

*Add Humanities Elective (See List)

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives List
ART-111 Art Appreciation (3)
MUS-110 Music Appreciation (3)
PHI-215 Philosophical Issues (3)
PHI-240 Introduction to Ethics (3)

Math/Natural Science Electives List
BIO-110 Principles of Biology (4)
BIO-111 General Biology I (4)
GEL-111 Geology (3)
MAT-110 Math Measurement & Literacy (3)
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy (3)