Early Childhood Education-Birth to K Licensure Transfer A55220C

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.

Course work 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.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 71

General Education Requirements

English/Communication

Take 6 credits from COM-231 ENG-111.

Humanities/Fine Arts

Take 3 credits from ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 MUS-110 MUS-112 PHI-215 PHI-240.

Mathematics

Take 3 credits from MAT-143.

Psychology

Take 3 credits from PSY-150.

English - Other

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-114.

Social/Behav Science

Take 3 credits from ECO-251 ECO-252 HIS-111 HIS-112 HIS-131 HIS-132 POL-120 SOC-210.

Biological Science

Take 4 credits from BIO-110 BIO-111.

Major Requirements

Technical Core

Take 29 credits from EDU-119 EDU-131 EDU-146 EDU-151 EDU-153 EDU-221 EDU-234 EDU-280 EDU-284.

Child Development

Take 6 credits from EDU-144 EDU-145.

Transfer Specialty

Take 6 credits from EDU-216 EDU-250.

Other Requirements

Student Success

Take 1 credits from ACA-122.