Requirements and Details

Total program semester hours: 52 minimum

Graduation Requirements:
1. Application for graduation
2. Developmental Knowledge Exam and Supervisor Evaluation Form
3. Completion of specific assessments and Taskstream submissions required by the College
4. Graduation Clearance from Registrar’s office


Code Course Title Units
WRT 110 College Writing A 4
WRT 111 College Writing B 4
EDUC 251 Curriculum Development for Early Childhood Education 4
EDUC 253 Child, Family, and Community 4
EDUC 254A Child Observation Practicum (Prerequisite for ROC students only – graduation requirement for others) 2

Core Requirements: 52 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
EDUC 350 Child Psychology and Development 4
EDUC 352 Writing for Child Development 4
EDUC 354B Assessment in Early Childhood 2
EDUC 445 Adult Supervision and Communication Skills 4
EDUC 448 Math for Young Children 4
EDUC 449 Early Childhood Literacy 4
EDUC 451 Infant and Toddler Group Care and Curriculum 4
EDUC 452 Parenting Theory in Cultural Contexts 4
EDUC 453A Supervision and Administration of Programs for Young Children 4
EDUC 453B Advanced Supervision and Administration of Programs for Young Children 4
EDUC 454P Early Childhood Teaching 4
EDUC 499 Senior Project 4
SPED 455 Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education: Policies and Practices 4

Recommended Courses

Code Course Title Units
EDUC 252 Childhood Environments: Culture, Education and Media 4
EDUC 402 Experiencing an International Culture: Discovery the History, Educational Philosophies and Ethics 4
EDUC 444 Adolescent Development and Education 1
EDUC 447 Early Care and Education: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers 2 (Online)
EDUC 470 Theories and Methods of Education for Linguistically Diverse Students 4
  • A GPA of 2.5 or more in college coursework
  • Clear fingerprints
  • Interview with Child Development faculty
  • Assessment of writing ability