Early Childhood Education - Non-Certifiction (A)

Course offerings and multiple clinical experiences in the Early Childhood Education major will provide the candidate with comprehensive knowledge and understandings of the unique content, philosophy and pedagogy related to teaching young children in developmentally appropriate ways.

Candidates completing the early childhood major will be highly qualified to teach in any early childhood setting, including such programs as Head Start programs, GSRP or other government funded programs. Graduates will be highly qualified to teach in public or private child care orientated businesses, such as Lutheran Child Care settings affiliated with schools and/or churches

Early Childhood Education Major41 credits
Required Courses
Develop Child: Birth to Age 8 (3 credits) 1 3
Play and Human Development (3 credits)
Social Found of Early Ch Ed (3 credits) 1 3
Planning C & I for Young Child (3 credits) 2 4
Health,Safety,Nutrition in EC (3 credits) 2 4
Child Guidance & Class Mgmt (3 credits) 1 3
Assessment of Young Children (3 credits) 2 4
Learn/Creative Expression EC (2 credits) 2 4
Teach Exceptl & Diverse Child (3 credits) 1 3
Math & Science for Young Child (2 credits) 1 3
Emergent Literacy in ECE (2 credits) 2 4
Partnerships in ECE (3 credits) 2 4
Early Childhood Program Admin (2 credits) 1 3
Infant/Toddler Seminar (2 credits) 1 3
Early Child Ed Practicum (2 credits) 1 2 3 4