Early Childhood Studies (Accelerated Program), BS

The BS with early childhood studies major is a degree completion program designed primarily for those wishing to begin or continue working in the early childhood field. Required observation hours are a component for several of the courses. The early childhood studies program does NOT lead to any teacher certification.

Requirements for the BS in Early Childhood Studies

General Education Core 37 hours

Early Childhood Studies Major 45 hours

ECS 3243Math and Science for Young Children

3

ECS 3303Legal Issues in Early Childhood Education

3

ECS 3323Assessment of the Young Child

3

ECS 3423Diversity Issues in Early Childhood

3

ECS 3433Creative Arts for Young Children

3

ECS 4303Family Education and Advocacy

3

ECS 4313Classroom Interactions

3

ECS 4443Emerging Language and Literacy

3

ECS 4613Special Needs Children and Families

3

ECS 4623Identifying and Serving At-Risk Child

3

ECS 4653Leadership and Administrative Issues in Early Childhood

3

ECS 4943Ethics for Early Childhood

3

PSY 3193Infant/Toddler Development

3

PSY 3203Child Development

3

RDG 3313Children's Literature

3

Electives 38 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120