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Early Childhood Education—Diploma Option

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 30
Program Start: Fall, Spring

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

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

Note: Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
◉ Students must pass a DHS Criminal History Record Check and an FBI Fingerprint Check before being placed in Field Experience courses.

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Semester 1
ECE103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3 $563.25
ECE158 Early Childhood Curriculum I 3 $533.25
ECE170 Child Growth and Development 3 $533.25
ECE221 Infant/Toddler Care and Education 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
ECE133 Child Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3 $623.25
ECE159 Early Childhood Curriculum II 3 $533.25
ECE243 Early Childhood Guidance 3 $533.25
ECE274 Field Experience I 2 $375.50
ECE944 Field Experience Seminar I 1 $177.75
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 15

Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-296-2329 ext.1060
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Program Advisors

Jane Even
Black Hawk Hall 236
319-296-2329 ext.1431
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Emily Knutson
Black Hawk Hall 236
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Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 236
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Department Secretary

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
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