Early Childhood Education - Certificate of Completion

Prefix Title Credits
Related Requirements
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
Professional Education Courses 229
Child Growth, Development, and Learning3
Health, Safety, and Nutrition2
Family and Community Collaboration3
Curriculum Development through Play Birth through Age 4 (PreK)3
Curriculum Development through Play Birth through Age 4 (PreK) Practicum2
Curriculum Development and Implementation Age 3 (PreK) through Grade 33
Curriculum Development and Implementation Age 3 (PreK) through Grade 3 Practicum2
Introduction to Language, Literacy, and Reading3
Professionalism2
Assessment of Children and Evaluation of Programs3
Guiding Young Children3
Total Credits33
1

Students must complete ENGL 1110G Composition I with a "C" or better.

2

Students must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA to apply for this certificate, and a "C" or better is required in all ECED courses.  ECED courses taken more than 7 years prior to graduation must be repeated.

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites.  Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
ECED 1110 Child Growth, Development, and Learning 3
ECED 1115 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 2
ECED 1120 Guiding Young Children 3
ECED 2110 Professionalism 2
 Credits14
Spring
ECED 1130 Family and Community Collaboration 3
ECED 2120 Curriculum Development through Play Birth through Age 4 (PreK) 3
ECED 2121 Curriculum Development through Play Birth through Age 4 (PreK) Practicum 2
ECED 2130 Curriculum Development and Implementation Age 3 (PreK) through Grade 3 3
 Credits11
Summer
ECED 1125 Assessment of Children and Evaluation of Programs 3
ECED 2115 Introduction to Language, Literacy, and Reading 3
ECED 2131 Curriculum Development and Implementation Age 3 (PreK) through Grade 3 Practicum 2
 Credits8
 Total Credits33

It is highly recommended that students follow the roadmap because of required prerequisites and corequisites on some courses.