Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education – Evening Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring

The Early Childhood Education–Evening program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Required Background Screenings

Students must pass a DHS Criminal History Record Check and an FBI Fingerprint Check before being placed in Field Experience courses.

Courses marked as gen ed can be taken any semester.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Fall Semester – First 8 weeks
ECE103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3 $508.50
ENG105 Composition I [GEN ED] 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 6
Fall Semester – Second 8 weeks
ECE158 Early Childhood Curriculum I 3 $478.50
ECE221 Infant/Toddler Care and Education 3 $478.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts [GEN ED] 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 9
Spring Semester – First 8 weeks
ECE159 Early Childhood Curriculum II 3 $478.50
ECE170 Child Growth and Development 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication [GEN ED] 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 9
Spring Semester – Second 8 weeks
ECE133 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 $568.50
ECE243 Early Childhood Guidance 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 6
Summer Semester – 8 weeks
ECE274 Field Experience I 2 $339.00
ECE944 Field Experience Seminar I 1 $159.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 6
Fall Semester – First 8 weeks
ECE122 Parenting Relationships 2 $319.00
ECE125 School Age Care 2 $319.00
ECE260 Current Topics and Issues in Child Care 2 $319.00

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Total Credits 6
Fall Semester – Second 8 weeks
ECE120 Communication with Families 2 $319.00
ECE290 Early Childhood Program Administration 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 5
Spring Semester – First 8 weeks
ECE250 Advanced Curriculum Planning 3 $478.50
ECE298 Child Development Career Strategies 2 $319.00
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology [GEN ED] 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 8
Spring Semester – Second 8 weeks
ECE284 Field Experience II 2 $319.00
ECE945 Field Experience Seminar II 1 $159.50
EDU246 Including Diverse Learners 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 6

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4007
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Advisors

Jane Huebner
Black Hawk Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1431
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Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1298
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Dean

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258B
319-296-4041
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