Early Childhood Education Curriculum

The curriculum below is the most current information available. To browse curriculum from the current academic year and past years, please view our Academic Catalogs. If you are a current student with questions about your course requirements, please speak with your advisor or refer to your Degree Audit Report (DARS) in eServices.

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SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallECED1100Intro to Early Childhood Education33
1FallECED1110Child Growth & Development34
1FallECED1120Health, Wellness, & Nutrition33
1FallECED1130Guiding Young Children34
1FallITEC1430Introduction to Computer33
   Semester Total1517
2SprCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
2SprECED1200Observation & Assessment34
2SprECED1210Learning Environ & Creative Activities34
2SprECED1220Infant/Toddler Dev. & Learning45
2SprECED1230Preschool Dev. & Learning45
2SprENGL1410Composition I33
   Semester Total1822
3SmrECED2000Internship37
   Semester Total37
4FallASL1400American Sign Language I33
4FallECED2100Intro to Language & Literacy (or ASL I)34
4FallECED2110Child/Family Relations in Diverse World33
4FallECED2120Practicum I37
4FallECED2130Professional Leadership34
4FallMNTCMN Transfer Curriculum Electives33
   Semester Total1824
5SprECED2200Program Planning34
5SprECED2210Practicum II37
5SprECED2220Creative Dev & Experiences (or ASL II)34
5SprEDUC2410Children with Differing Abilities34
5SprMNTCMN Transfer Curriculum Electives66
   Semester Total1825
   Program Total7295
SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallECED1100Intro to Early Childhood Education33
1FallECED1110Child Growth & Development34
1FallECED1120Health, Wellness, & Nutrition33
1FallECED1130Guiding Young Children34
1FallITEC1430Introduction to Computer33
   Semester Total1517
2SprCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
2SprECED1210Learning Environ & Creative Activities34
2SprECED1220Infant/Toddler Dev. & Learning45
2SprMNTCMN Transfer Curriculum Elective33
2SprTECHELECTechnical Electives66
   Semester Total1719
   Program Total3236
SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
1FallECED1100Intro to Early Childhood Education33
1FallECED1110Child Growth & Development34
1FallECED1120Health, Wellness, & Nutrition33
1FallECED1130Guiding Young Children34
1FallGEN EDGeneral Education Elective33
   Semester Total1618
   Program Total1618

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.