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Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Early Childhood Education

First Year Credit Hours
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
ED103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
3
ED104 Early Childhood Education Seminar 1
ED116 Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children
3
ED120 Infant/Toddler Curricula
3
ED121 Preschool Curricula 3
EN101 English I 3
EN102 English II 3
IS105 The Common Experience* 3
MA107/117 College Algebra/Finite Math
3
PS103 Child Development
3

Total Credits 31



Second Year Credit Hours
CM105 Public Speaking
3
ED200 Infant/Toddler Internship±
4
ED201 Preschool Internship± 4
ED204 Strategies for Children's Behavior
3
ED205 Children with Special Needs
3
HS101 Introduction to Human Services and Social Welfare
3
PS101 Introduction to Psychology
3
PS208 Abnormal Psychology
3

Humanities Elective 3

Science Elective 4

Total Credits 32
Third Year Credit Hours
HS202 Practice of Counseling and Interviewing
3
IS210 Professional Development for Internship* 1
MA121/PS210 Basic Statistics/Statistics for Psychology
3
PS222 Psychology of Personality 3
PS211 Research Methods in Psychology 3
   or  
HS350  S​ocial S​cience Research and Evaluation 3
SO121 Social Justice, Race, and Gender 3

Free Elective (2)
6

Global Awareness Elective§
3

Program Elective (HS, PS, or SO)
3

Humanities Elective (300/400 Level)
3

Total Credits 30/31
Fourth Year Credit Hours
ED300 Math and Science Curricula for Young Children 3
ED310 Observation & Assessment of Young Children
3
HS207 Ethical Issues
3
HS301 Crisis Intervention
3
HS402 Systems and Policies
3
HS450 Senior Project 3
HS460 Internship 3

Free Elective 3

Program Elective (HS, PS, or SO course) 3

Social Sciences Elective (300/400 Level)
3

Total Credits 30
* Not required for Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies Students.
 A higher level of math (MA191 or MA192) may be substituted.
§ Must choose from a Global Awareness (G) designated course.
± Students may take ED200 and ED201 in any sequence; DAPS students may take ED209 Early Childhood Advanced Internship as a substitute for either course; Day Division students must get permission from their Program Director

Minimum credits required for graduation — 121.

  
 

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