Early Childhood Development and Education (B.S.Erly.Chldhd.Dev.Ed.)

Coursework will prepare students to be recommended for Idaho Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (ECE/ECSE) Blended Teacher Certification. Students will be certified to teach children birth through grade three.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
EDCI 302Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners4
EDCI 401Internship Seminar1
EDCI 320Teaching Reading and Literacy3
EDCI 321Literature for Children3
EDCI 322Teaching Writing/Language Arts3
EDCI 325Elementary Art Education3
EDCI 327Elementary Math Education3
EDCI 328Elementary Social Studies Educ3
EDCI 329Elementary Science Educatn3
EDCI 408Integrated Methods Practicum I1
EDCI 409Integrated Methods Practicum II1
EDCI 410Technology, Teaching and Learning2
EDCI 483Elementary Internship I7
EDSP 300Educating for Exceptionalities3
EDSP 325Classroom Applications of Learning Theories2
EDSP 350Language and Communication Development and Disorders3
EDSP 484Special Education Internship II7
FCS 205Concepts in Human Nutrition3
FCS 210Introduction to Early Childhood Education2
FCS 234Infancy and Early Childhood3
FCS 235Principles and Methods of Child Observation3
FCS 333Developmental Curriculum for Young Children4
FCS 340Parent-Child Relationships in Family and Community3
FCS 435Feeding Young Children in Group Settings1
FCS 436Theories of Child and Family Development3
FCS 480Assessment: Early Childhood/SPED3
FCS 481Early Childhood SPED Curriculum3
FCS 490Infant & Toddler SPED Internship1-7
FCS 497Internship Preschool8
MTHE 301Early Childhood Mathematics4
PEP 350Elementary Health and Physical Education3
Select a General Education Humanites elective3
Select a General Education Mathematics elective3
Select a English Literature elective3
Select 8 credits of Natural science electives8
Select 9 credits of Social Science Electives9
Select one US History or US Government course3
Total Hours127-133

Courses to total 139 credits for this degree