Early Childhood Education Diploma Option Courses

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

2019–2020 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 Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
ECE-103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ECE-158 Early Childhood Curriculum I 3
ECE-170 Child Growth and Development 3
ECE-221 Infant/Toddler Care and Education 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
ECE-133 Child Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3
ECE-159 Early Childhood Curriculum II 3
ECE-243 Early Childhood Guidance 3
ECE-274 Field Experience I 2
ECE-944 Field Experience Seminar I 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

Student Success Specialist

Val Peterson
Black Hawk Hall 147B
319-296-2329 ext.1083
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Program Advisors

Jane Even
Black Hawk Hall 236
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Emily Knutson
Black Hawk Hall 236
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Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

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Arts and Sciences

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