2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECD 1003 - Foundations of Early Childhood Education

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to acquaint students with the historical roles of families in their children’s development. Students become familiar with the theories supporting early childhood education and learn how to develop an effective program designed uniquely for children birth to eight. Students also obtain knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to the care and education of young children. This course is part of the Birth through Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Credential core. special course fee

A score of 19 or above on the Reading section of the ACT, or a score of 78 or above on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Placement test, or a score of 253 or above on the Accuplacer Next Gen Reading Comprehension Placement test, or a score of 83 or above on the COMPASS Reading Placement, or completion of READ 0300  (Foundations of Literacy) with a grade of “C” or better.
READ 0300  (Foundations of Literacy) may be taken as a co-requisite with this course.
Course Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring