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Major Requirements

Requirements for completion

Course # Course Name Credits
ECE 311 Speech and Language of Children 3
ECE 330 Literature for Children 4
ECE 340 Social, Emotional and Moral Development of Young Children 3
ECE 359 Exceptional Children in the Classroom 3
ECE 370 Math for the Young Child 3
ECE 380 Program Planning for Infant & Toddlers 4
ECE 381 Program Planning for Infant & Toddlers Practicum 1
ECE 386 Approaches to Early Childhood Education 2
ECE 387 Cultural Diversity 3
ECE 388 Science for the Young Child 3
ECE 389 Management and Guidance of Children 4
ECE 425 Adult Supervision and Management 4
ECE 431 Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Programs I 4
ECE 432 Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Programs II 4
ECE 433 Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Programs Practicum 1
ECE 440 Emergent Literacy and Literacy Strategies 3
ECE 441 Emergent Literacy and Literacy Strategies Practicum 1
ECE 471 Student Teaching Seminar 2
RELB 305 Biblical Perspectives 4
RELT 310 Ethics and Personal Values 4
Total   60

Required Cognate courses Not Offered in Major:

An approved course in health education

Prerequisites to Admission:

  • 60 semester (90 quarter) units of transferable college credit including a child development course
    • ECE Foundation Coursework
      • Child Development (4)
      • Additional ECE Foundation Classes (8)
  • 1 year full-time ECE work experience or 2 years full-time work experience outside of the Early Childhood field.