Sep 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Early Childhood Child Care, Human Development Track, BA

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The primary objective of the Early Childhood Child Care/Human Development Track is to prepare well-qualified teachers in an early learning center and directors who will be effective in guiding the learning experiences of young children in Head Start programs, childcare centers, and pre-school programs. The focal point of the track is the recognition of children's individuality and the development of their self-worth and security. Within the program, prospective early learning teachers and future directors of child care centers will have the opportunities to acquire the skills and understanding that will enable them to stimulate the sensory and cognitive abilities of the child through exploration, experimentation, and discovery.

Admissions Procedures

Students who are interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in the early childhood child care/human development track must meet the following requirements in order to declare a major:

  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or better;
  • Must have completed at least 30 credits;
  • Must have completed the English and Math requirements (ENGL 101  & ENGL 102 ; MATH 103 );
  • Must submit a Declaration of Major Form;
  • Must complete the Phase I Admission to teacher Education Portfolio; and
  • Must complete an interview with the Chairperson and another faculty member.

Early Childhood Child Care, Human Development Track Requirements

General Education Requirements (46 Credits)

Professional Education Requirements


*These courses have a practicum experience requirement

Level I (Freshman)

Fall Semester

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 16

Level II (Sophomore)

Level III (Junior)

Level IV (Senior)

Total Credits: 120

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