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Early Childhood Education Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Teaching Licensure (A55220L)

The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Coursework includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 1
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ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester #1
EDU 145 Child Development ll 3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research/Disciplines 3
Semester Total 15
Summer Semester #1
Natural Science Elective 4
CHM 151, GEL 111 or PHY 110/PHY 110A
Social/Behavior Science Elective 3
ECO 251, ECO 252, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, or SOC 210
Semester Total 7
Fall Semester #2
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers and Twos 3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exper 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 4
-or-
BIO 111 General Biology I 4
Semester Total 16
Spring Semester #2
EDU 216 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capst Pract 4
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, or PHI 240
Semester Total 16
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 71
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