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Courses in the Major for the Online Early Childhood Education Bachelor's Degree Program

To graduate you will need the following 3-credit-hour courses in education-related courses:

  • EDEL 260 Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction
  • EDEL 442 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
  • EDEL 491 Independent Study
  • EDFO 420 Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • EDPS 393 Educational Psychology for Elementary Education
  • EDRD 390 Early Emergent Literacy
  • ENG 318 Literature for Young Children
  • FCFC 265 Infant/Toddler Development and Education
  • FCFC 310 Promoting Pro-social Behavior in Young Children: Guidance and Cultural Factors
  • FCFC 320 Leadership and Management in Child Development Programs
  • SPCE 201 Introduction to Students with Exceptional Needs
  • SPCE 210 Theory and Practices in Early Childhood Special Education
  • SPCE 215 Assessment of Young Children with Exceptional Needs
  • SPCE 311 Developmental Methods for Infants and Toddlers with Exceptional Needs
  • SPCE 312 Developmental Methods for Preschool Children with Exceptional Needs
  • SPCE 417 Practicum: Infants/Toddlers and Preschoolers with Special Needs  
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Muncie, IN 47306

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