Early Childhood/Child Development
The B.A.Ed. in Elementary Education or Special Education offers an optional 12-hour endorsement in Early Childhood/Child Development for students who wish to add an endorsement to a B.A.Ed. in Elementary Education. The coursework prepares educators to integrate research-based practices that provide a strong foundation in child development, emergent language literacy, and early childhood education.
Please note: This approved program endorsement may be added to for our BAEd. graduates in Elementary Education only.
Endorsement Coursework (12 hours)
- EDEC 320 Early Childhood Methods (3 credits)
- EDEC 321 Early Childhood Development I (3 Credits)
- EDEC 323 Special Education for Early Childhood (3 Credits)
- EDEC 324 Early Language and Literacy (3 Credits)