Certificate, Early Childhood Education

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Early Childhood Education Certificate: 34 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.
As part of the certificate requirements, complete:
WRTG F111XWriting Across Contexts3
ECE F117Practical Math Skills3
or any other math course at the 100 level or above.
Human Relations
ECE F107XChild Development II: The Preschool and Primary Years3
Early Childhood Education Program Requirements
Complete the following major requirements:
ECE F101Introduction to Early Childhood Profession3
ECE F104XChild Development I: Prenatal, Infants and Toddlers3
ECE F110Safe, Healthy Learning Environments3
ECE F115Responsive and Reflective Teaching3
or ECE F170 Practicum I
or ECE F299 Practicum for CDAs
ECE F119Curriculum I: Principles and Practices3
ECE F132Young Child and the Family1
ECE F140Positive Social and Emotional Development3
ECE F213Curriculum: Thinking, Reasoning and Discovery3
or ECE F214 Infants and Toddlers
ECE F229XFoundations in Nutrition and Physical Wellness3