Early Childhood Education Degree Requirements

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

FallEDUC E321 Science for Early Childhood (and)
EDUC E351 Foundations of Early Care and Education
SpringEDUC E331 Literacy Methods in the Early Grades
EDUC K307 Special Education
EDUC T320 Sociocultural Learning in Urban Elementary Classrooms
Summer IEDUC L441 Bilingual Education
Summer IIEDUC E329 Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) in the Early Childhood Setting
EDUC F401 Topical Explorations in Education: Diverse Perspectives on Families

Year Two

FallEDUC E325 Social Studies Methods
EDUC E332 Math Methods
EDUC E340 Methods of Teaching Reading

SpringEDUC M324 Teaching About the Arts
EDUC M425 Student Teaching (15 credits)
  • Passing scores on pedagogy and content area assessments are required by the State of Indiana in order to receive licensure