Early Childhood Education: Liberal Arts and Technology Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in early childhood education: liberal arts and technology. Candidates must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements:

EDCP 100

First Year Seminar

ED 108

Learning Experiences for Young Children

ED 108F

Year One Field Placement

ED 202F

Year Two Field Placement I

ED 203F

Year Two Field Placement II

ED 205

Year Two Seminar ~

ED 230

Processes and Acquisition of Reading

ED 270

Curriculum Principles and Practices

ED 271

Principles of Assessment

ED 272

Principles of Special Education

ED 302

Year Three Seminar I

ED 303

Year Three Seminar II

ED 305F

Year Three Field Placement I

ED 306F

Year Three Field Placement II

ED 310

Year Three Transfer Seminar (AAT Students only)

ED 318

Methods of Teaching Mathematics: Early Childhood Education

ED 331

Instruction of Reading

ED 343

Integrated Methods of Teaching: Early Childhood ~

ED 365

Materials for Teaching Reading

ED 410

Assessment for Reading Instruction

ED 435

Internship Seminar I

ED 436

Internship Seminar II

ED 440

Internship I: Early Childhood Education

ED 441

Internship II: Early Childhood Education

ENG 282

Literary Genres: Youth Literature

Fine Arts Elective

ART 241 Creative Development in Early Childhood Education (recommended)

GEO elective

GEO 112 Human Geography (recommended)

HIST or POSCI elective

HIST 110 The United States: 1865 to Present (recommended), POSCI 102 or 205 (recommended)

IS 302

Integrating Technology and Digital Learning in the Classroom

MATH electives

Minimum of 12 credits required

MATH elective 1

MATH 132 Math for Teachers (recommended)

MATH elective 2

MATH 136 Introduction to Statistics (recommended)

MATH elective 3

MATH elective

PHIL 420

Philosophy of Education

PSY 206

Child Development

PSY 330

Educational Psychology

Science electives

Minimum of 12 credits required

BIO elective

BIO 104 The Human Body and Contemporary Health Issues (recommended)

Two additional science electives

BIO, CHEM, ENV, FSCI, or PHYS

~Course under development