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Early Childhood Education Emphasis
*These are suggested courses—please check with the transfer institution for transfer equivalencies.

Goal 1

1 2 3

Goal 3 Goal 4 Goal 5

1 2 1 1 2 3

Goal 6

1 2 3

Goal 7 Goal 8 Goal 9 Goal 10

1 1 1 1

Course Number ENGL 1511 ENGL 1512 SPCH 1565 BIOL any GEOG 1555 Math 1511 POLS 1556 PSYC 2567 SOC 1557 ART 1541 ENGL Lit Any SOC or PSYC ENGL POLS 1556 GEOG

Course Name College Writing I College Writing II Interpersonal Communication Any Physical Geography Foundations of Math American Government (preferred) Lifespan Psychology Courtship, Marriage, and Family Intro to Art Any (Cross 8) Any Cross from 5 Met with Mythology or World Lit American Government Met by Goal 3 GEOG 1555 Total Credits
*Minimum 40 credits

Credits 4 4 3 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3

40

Other Requirements Course Number PSYC 1415 PHED HLTH 1465 Total Electives EDUC 1415 EDUC 1516 EDUC 1515 EDUC 1435 EDUC 24XX TAIA 2202 EDUC 14XX Education in Modern Society Human Diversity Foundational Issues in Early Childhood Methods of Teaching Early Childhood Literature Cognitive Development and Children’s Mental Health Foundations in Assessment & Special Education Computers in Education Total *60 required for AA 3 3 3 4 3 4 2 67 Course Name Freshman Year Experience Any Activity PHED courses Drug Use and Abuse Credits 1 2 2 5

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*Students transferring to UMD, should plan to transfer in the spring following their sophomore year. Additional course that will be required prior to transfer include: TAIA 1218 TAIA 1202 TAIA 1212 TAIA 2210 EDUC 2516 TAIA 1204 Health Safety and Nutrition Guiding Children’s Development and Behavior Environments for Learning The Art of Home Visiting Early Childhood Creative Expressions Understanding and Communicating with Diverse Families 3 3 3 2 3 credits credits credits credits credits

2 credits

In addition, students should plan to take the PPST exam in the spring of the sophomore year. For more information on Early Childhood, please call Sara Matuszak at 218-749-7765.

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Last revised September 2010