School for Education


B.S.E. in Early Childhood Education

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus.

The Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Education program covers the education of children from birth through grade 3 and leads to teaching certification. This degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours to graduate.


REQUIREMENTS
  • 90 hours, 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • No grade lower than a “C” in education core.

AVAILABILITY
Parkville, 16-Week


Degree Requirements


Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Core Education Courses 90
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDC 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
EDC 342 Early Childhood Program Management 2
SO 302 The Study of the Family 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
Admission to the School for Education - Certification Program is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354 Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 355 Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood 3
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363 Integrating the Curriculum: PreK 3
EDC 364 Integrating the Curriculum: K-3 3
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum 2
EDC 373 PreK Practicum 2
EDC 374 K-3 Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDE 378 Science for ECE and Elementary Teachers 2
EDE 380 Literacy for ECE and Elementary Teachers 6
EDE 385 Diagnosis and Remediation for Math Difficulties 3
EDC 410 ECE Directed Teaching with Seminar 14
Total Hours 90