2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Education, Child Care (Non-Teaching Certification Option), Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 38
Electives 8
Other Requirements 34
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
BIO 100L Biological Science Lab 1
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
HIS 100 History of World Societies I 3
HIS 103 United States History Since 1865 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
MTH 102
Essentials of Algebra
or Intermediate Algebra
3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
PHY 100L Physical Science Laboratory 1
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits34
Second Year
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
ECE 110 Introduction to the Profession 2
ENG 203 Advanced Communication Skills 3
HUM 210 Humanties 3
HIS 103 United States History Since 1865 3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
EED 274 Study of Young Children 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
Select one of the following: 3
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African/Afro-American Art  
African-American Music  
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits30
Third Year
ECE 375 Children's Drama 3
ECS 300 Introduction to Elementary Special Education 3
ECE 224 Children's Literature for Ece 3
SOC 237 Racial & Ethnic Minorities 3
ECE 362 Mth/Mat of Instr in Math for Young 3
EED 233 Critical Thinking and Assessment Skills 3
ECE 370 Analyz Behav Chldr 3
SWK 327 Interviewing Techniques 3
XXX XXXElectives 8
 Credits32
Fourth Year
ECE 360 Curriculum and Instruction for Primary Grades (pre K-3rd) 3
INT 350 Trends and Issues in Diverse Population 3
EED 450 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School 3
ECE 420 Parent Education 3
ECE 460 Admn of Child & Family Programs 3
ECE 495 Practicum (Child Care Settings) 9
 Credits24
 Total Credits120

Students must make a grade of "C" or better in all courses.