Early Childhood Education Option

All early childhood education option students must meet the requirements of the Elementary Education K-8 curriculum, with these additions:

EDEC 160Early Childhood Development3
EDEC 108Introduction to Early Childhood Education2
EDEC 350Play and Learning in Early Childhood3
EDEC 385Integrated Curriculum Early Childhood Education3
EDSP 307Exceptional Learners Lab1
HDFS 263Relationships and Fam Systems3
Total Credits15

All courses in this option must be completed with a grade of C or better and with a minimum option GPA of 2.75. Students choosing this option voluntarily select a program that requires additional coursework beyond the 120 credits required for a standard four-year degree. This option does not lead to additional licensure.