Early Childhood Education Minor

Required credits for this minor: 32

Students completing a minor in this program with the Elementary Education major are eligible for certification as a kindergarten teacher when EDUC 436-Kindergarten Methods, the following courses, and a kindergarten student teaching experience (5 S.H.) are completed. Without kindergarten student teaching and EDUC 436, the Early Childhood minor will be considered a non-teaching minor.

Requirements

Required Courses

EC 210Introduction to ECE

3

EC 211Observations, Assessment, and Interpretation Techniques

3

EC 313Language & Literacy in ECE

3

EC 333Pre-K Methods/Materials

3

EC 336/SPED 336Social & Emotional Development & Guidance in ECE

3

EC 338/SPED 338Home, School, Community Relations

3

EC 376Field Experience in ECE

1

EC 418Technology, Math, and Science in ECE

3

SPED 237Special Needs in ECE

3

Kindergarten student teaching

EDUC 400APart-Time Student Teaching

5

EDUC 436Kindergarten Methods

2

Total Credit Hours: 32