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Program Advisors: Dr. Linda Gutensohn
Students who complete the Early Childhood Education program will be eligible for the North Dakota Educator's Professional License to teach in kindergarten and pre-K programs.
The curriculum in Early Childhood Education will provide students with a broad base of knowledge of the standards aligned content and curricular goals of the early childhood disciplines.
Students will be prepared to become effective and reflective early childhood teachers who can plan and implement a broad range of instructional, assessment, and management strategies to create positive learning environments to meet the diverse needs of all students.
Students will be able to engage in responsible professional behaviors as they apply effective decision making and communication skills while collaborating with career teachers in the field, families, and with community agencies for professional growth.
Early Childhood Education Course Requirements:
ENG 121; COM 110; HIS 101 or 102; GEO 101 or 302; EDU 367; PSY 205, 332; BIO 101; SCI 102, 201; MAT 103 or above; SWK 303 or EDU 413; PED 235 or 305; EDU 200 or 202, 215, 250, 295, 301, 303, 307, 312 or 316, 315, 318, 320, 332, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 400, 411, 423, 424, 585; ALU 499.