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Bachelor's Degree in Child Study Classes


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor's degree programs must complete a minimum of 46 credits in general education (40 credits in the general education college core and 6 credits in programmatic general education courses).

General Education Core Requirements - 40 credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
ENG 2XX Advanced Writing Elective (AW) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
  Science Competency (SCI) 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
  Social Science Competency (SS) 3
  Cultural Competency (CU & E/P) 6
HIS 1XX US History I or II Global Studies Competency (G/US) 3
  Global Studies Competency (G/W) 3

Programmatic General Education Requirements - 3 credits
ASD 120 The College Experience OR General Education Elective 3

Child Study Major Core Requirements - 57 credits
Freshman Year
ECE 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ECE 102 Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Early Childhood Programs 3
ECE 110 Creativity in Young Children 3
ECE 120 Math & Science for Young Children 3
Sophomore Year
ECE 231 Early Language and Literacy Development 3
ECE 210 Observation and Assessment in the Early Childhood Classroom 3
ECE 201 The Exceptional Learner 3
PSY 115 Child Development 3
ECE 251 Student Teaching I 3
ECE 252 Student Teaching II 3
Junior Year
ECE 220 Multicultural Aspects in Education 3
ECE 340 Exceptional Child II 3
ECE 315 Family-School-Community Partnerships 3
ECE 221 Social and Emotional Development in Young Children 3
Senior Year
PSY 365 Advanced Child Development 3
ECE 410 Education Research 3
ECE 3XX Elective 3
ECE 411 Action Research Project 3
ECE 450 Capstone 6

Electives - 18 Credits
Open 3XX Electives 6
ECE 3XX Electives 6
Open 1XX Electives 6

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