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Bachelors Degree - Early Care and Education
Credit hours to complete degree: 51
Last Updated: 10/25/2021 4:00 pm

Pre-Practicum I Courses 9 credit hours

These courses must be successfully completed before enrolling in Practicum I. 

Pre-Practicum I Courses Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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CourseCreditsSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummer
Child Development - Birth To 3 (Infant/Toddler)3Holly WrightTamesha HarewoodTTUMISUTTUMISUTTU
Child Development - Ages 4 to 83Chris KiewraChris KiewraUNLUNL
Professional Development3Linda SheeranLinda SheeranLinda SheeranOSUOSUOSUOSU

Practicum I 3 credit hours

Pre-Practicum I courses must be completed before enrolling in Practicum I.  Students enroll in practica through their home university.  A waiver for Practicum 1 is available for students with qualifying experiences.  Contact Dr. Linda Sheeran to learn more.

Practicum I Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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CourseCreditsSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummer
Practicum I - Child Observations in Classroom Environments3multiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universities

Pre-Practicum II Courses 15 credit hours

Pre-Practicum I courses and Practicum I must be completed prior to enrollment in Pre-Practicum II courses. Pre-Practicum II courses must be completed before Practicum II. 

Practicum II 3 credit hours

Pre-Practicum II courses must be successfully completed prior to enrollment in Practicum II. Students enroll in practica through their home university. 

Practicum II Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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CourseCreditsSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummer
Practicum II - Curriculum Development and Implementation3multiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universities

Professional Development Courses 15 credit hours

These required courses may be completed anytime during the program.  Practicum I and Pre-Practicum II courses must be completed before enrolling in Administration & Supervision in Early Childhood Settings.

Practicum III: Capstone Experience 6 credit hours

This course must be completed after the successful completion of all other ECEMS courses.  Students enroll in practica through their home university.  Check with your academic advisor for more information.

Practicum III: Capstone Experience Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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CourseCreditsSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummerFallSpringSummer
Practicum III - Capstone Experiencemultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universitiesmultiple universities