Early Childhood Education: Elementary Education – Lees-McRae Transfer Track

Early Childhood Education: Elementary Education – Lees-McRae Transfer Track Degree

Early Childhood Education: Elementary Education – Lees-McRae Transfer Track

The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of young children.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school age programs.

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Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 0 0 4
EDU 144 Child Dev. I 3 0 0 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Commun 3 0 0 3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 0 0 3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 0 3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 0 3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers and Twos 3 0 0 3
MAT 171 Precalc Algebra 3 2 0 4
Fall Semester Fall Semester
BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
EDU 221 Children w/ Exceptional Needs 3 0 0 3
EDU 280 Language and Literacy Exp. 3 0 0 3
Elective 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Res in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
MUS 110
 
PHI 240
Music Appreciation
or
Intro to Ethics
3 0 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
CHM 151
 
PHY 110
 
PHY 110A
General Chemistry I
or
Conceptual Physics
or
Conceptual Physics Lab
3 3 0 4
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation 3 0 0 3
EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Practice 1 9 0 4
HIS 111
 
HIS 112
World Civilizations I
or
World Civilizations II
3 0 0 3

Also Offered

Approved Electives: ART 111, MUS 110, SOC 210, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, REL 211, REL 212, SPA 111, or SPA 112

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Available Courses


CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and explain the multiple interacting influences that impact learning and development among young children.
  • Identify and explain the important and complex characteristics of children's families and communities.
  • Identify and employ a variety of assessment tools that promote development and learning in young children.
  • Design and implement activities that promote development and learning between children and families.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct as members of the early childhood profession.

Estimated Cost

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Program Contact(s)


Division Chair - Social Sciences
(336) 386-3517

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