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Curriculum Requirements for the Accelerated Certification Program – Early Childhood Education

The courses listed below may not be the most up to date listing of requirements for this degree. Students should consult the College catalog and their academic adviser for the most accurate course selection and degree progress.

In addition to the General Education requirements and the Institutional Learning Outcomes for all majors, the following courses are required for graduation from the Early Childhood Education Accelerated Certification Program:

Graduation Requirements
  • ECE 3120 - Curriculum and Methods: Mathematics
  • ECE 3125 - Curriculum and Methods: Citizenship and Social Studies
  • ECE 3130 - Curriculum and Methods: Science
  • ECE 3135 - Early Literacy Foundations
  • EDUC 1710-1735 - Field Observation/Participation
  • EDUC 3155 - Developmental Assessment I
    or EDUC 3165 - Developmental Assessment II
  • EDUC 3210 - Teaching English Language Learners
  • EDUC 3230 - Teaching Reading
  • EDUC 4720 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education (PreK-1)
  • EDUC 4725 – Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education (Grades 2-4)
  • PSYC 2190 - Child Development I
    or PSYC 2195 - Child Development II
    or PSYC 3165 - Cognition and Learning
  • SPEC 2110 - Characteristics and Needs of Exceptional Learners
  • SPEC 3110 - Classroom Management
  • SPEC 3115 - Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners

From 2015-2016 Catalog

Students will work closely with an academic adviser to select courses and/or academic minors that fit their interests, as well as with the Career Development Center for career goals. While the academic adviser assists the student in planning his/her curriculum, the student is ultimately responsible for meeting the requirements of the curriculum selected.