The BS in early childhood studies major is a degree completion program designed primarily for those wishing to begin or continue working in the early childhood field. Required observation ours are a component of the course. The early childhood studies program does NOT lead to any teacher certification.

General Education Core25
PRE-REQUISITES:

  • PSY 2013 General Psychology
  • Intro to ECS (taken elsewhere) (Mott and Macomb programs only)
  • ECS Practicum (taken elsewhere) (Mott and Macomb programs only)
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Early Childhood Studies Major48
ECS 3243 Math & Science for Young Children3
ECS 3303 Legal Issues in Early Childhood3
ECS 3323 Assessment of the Young Child3
ECS 3423 Diversity Issues in Early Childhood3
ECS 3433 Creative Arts for Young Children3
ECS 4303 Family Education & Advocacy3
ECS 4313 Classroom Interactions3
ECS 4443 Emerging Language & Literacy3
ECS 4613 Special Needs Children and Family3
ECS 4623 Identifying & Serving the At-Risk Child3
ECS 4653 Leadership Issues in Early Childhood3
ECS 4943 Ethics in Early Childhood3
PSY 3193 Infant/Toddler Development3
PSY 3203 Child Development3
RDG 3313 Children’s Literature3
REL 1013 Survey of Biblical Literature3
ELECTIVES38
TOTAL FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES MAJOR120