Early Childhood Education

Description
The concentration in early childhood education will allow students to combine their knowledge with other concentrations to understand educational practices and issues. The ultimate goal of this concentration is to produce graduates who are educated in their major field of study and who understand and appreciate education which will positively impact the community. The service learning experience embedded in this concentration will enable students to apply their knowledge and skills to meaningful service experience in the community.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Requirements 18 hours

ECD 211 The Developing Child: Theory into Practice, Prenatal-Grade 3, (3)

ECD 220 Introduction to Nutrition, Health and Safety (2)

ECS 310 Foundations in Typical / Atypical Child Development (3) (Prerequisite(s): Minimum junior standing)

ECS 312 Social and Emotional Development of the Young Child, SB (3) (Prerequisite(s): Minimum junior standing)

ECS 431 Family, community and Professional Support Systems (3) 

EDP 310 Four one hour electives in Educational Psychology for Non-Teachers, SB (4)

USL 410 Service Learning (3)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2016-17

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

EDECDEMPH

College/School

College/School

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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