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 271Paraprofessional Experience in Early Childhood2
EDEC 350Play and Learning in Early Childhood3
EDEC 385Integrated Curriculum Early Childhood Education3
EDSP 458Assessment and Intervention4
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.