Early Childhood Human Development

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Human Development

Department of Teaching and Learning

School of Education


 

The primary objective of the major in Early Childhood Education is to prepare professionals whose plan is to be open or teach in a child care center. Majors will receive a combined foundation of teacher preparation and business-minded courses.

Future Career Options

  • Before/After School Care
  • Individual Child Care Services
  • Family Child Care Services
  • Head Start
  • Early Childhood Program Directors
  • Infant/Toddler Programs
  • Departments of Education (district, state, or federal-level)
  • Nursery Schools
  • Youth camps
  • Employer Sponsored Centers
 
General Education Requirements
45 Credits

All early childhood human development majors must complete MATH 103.

Course
Crs.
Title
ENGL 101
3
English Composition I
ENGL 102
3
English Composition II
WLIT 207
3
World Literature
HIST 201
3
History I
HIST 202
3
History II
BIOL 101
4
Biological Science
HEED 101
3
Personal Health
MATH 103
3
Math for Elementary Teachers I
PHSC 102
4
Earth & Space Science
PSYC 201
3
Introduction to Psychology
XXXX xxx
3
Music/Arts/Foreign Language GER
SOCI 201
3
Introduction to Sociology
PHIL 102
3
Introduction to Philosophy
MISY 150
3
Technology Fluency
ORIE 101
1
Freshmen Seminar
Program Requirements
27 Credits

Course
Crs.
Title
MATH 104
3
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
MATH 125
3
Math for Liberal Arts
PSYC 304
3
Child Psychology
PSYC 355
3
Developmental Psychology
ENGL 321
3
Children's Literature
ENGL 305
3
Advanced Expository Writing
ECON 103
3
Intro to Business & Entrepreneurial Economics
MKTG 310
3
Principles for Marketing
MGMT 320
3
Principles of Management
Core Requirements

Course
Crs.
Title
ECED 301
3
Child Growth & Physiological Development
ECED 329
3
Principles & Practicum in Early Childhood
ECED 334
3
Creative Expression
EDUC 202
3
Educational Psychology
EDUC 300
3
Foundations of Reading
SPED 201
3
Introduction to Needs of Exceptional Individuals
ECED 336
3
Working with Parents
EDUC 402
3
History of Education
EDUC 408
3
Measurement and Evaluation
REED 401
3
Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Disabilities
REED 405
3
Strategies and Materials for Teaching Reading
ECED 339
3
Social Emotional Development
ECED 340
3
Introduction to Childcare
ECED 344
3
Nutrition, Health, Safety, and Childhood
ECED 347
3
Before and After Care