Early Childhood Education Certificate

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Minimum Requirements for Early Childhood Education Certificate: 34 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.9
As part of the certificate requirements, complete the following:
Writing Across Contexts
Practical Math Skills
or any other math course at the F100 level or above.
Human Relations
Child Development II: The Preschool and Primary Years
Early Childhood Education Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ECE F101Early Childhood Professionalism3
ECE F104XChild Development I: Prenatal, Infants and Toddlers3
ECE F110Safe, Healthy Learning Environments3
ECE F119Curriculum I: Principles and Practices3
ECE F132Young Child and the Family1
or LS F101X Library Information and Research
or ECE F249 Current Issues in Early Childhood Education
ECE F140Positive Social and Emotional Development3
ECE F170Practicum I3
or ECE F115 Responsive and Reflective Teaching
or ECE F299 Practicum for CDAs
ECE F213Curriculum: Thinking, Reasoning and Discovery3
or ECE F214 Infants and Toddlers
ECE F229XFoundations in Nutrition and Physical Wellness3
Total Credits34