Early Childhood Education

Program Timeline and Courses

The Early Childhood Education program requires successful completion of all coursework with a grade of C or above plus successful completion of student teaching.

The following courses are three (3) credits each except Student-Teaching and unless stated otherwise:

Year One

Fall EDUC E321 Science for Early Childhood (and)
EDUC E332 Math Methods
EDUC E351 Foundations of Early Care and Education
Spring EDUC E331 Literacy Methods in the Early Grades
EDUC K307 Special Education
EDUC T320 Sociocultural Learning in Urban Elementary Classrooms
*CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
Summer I EDUC L441 Bilingual Education
*CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
Summer II EDUC E329 Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) in the Early Childhood Setting
EDUC F401 Topical Explorations in Education: Diverse Perspectives on Families

Year Two

Fall EDUC E325 Social Studies Methods
EDUC E340 Methods of Teaching Reading
EDUC M324 Methods
*CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
Spring EDUC M425 Student Teaching (15 credits)
  • Passing scores on pedagogy and content area assessments are required by the licensing State at the end of the program are required in order to receive licensure