2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice, cont'd

Minor in Early Childhood Studies

The minor is designed to expand the knowledge and skill level of students receiving degrees in elementary education, psychology, or sociology who are preparing to work with children (0-8) and their families.  Transfer students interested in the Permissive Special Competence in early childhood education from the Montana Office of Public Instruction will need to add additional courses to complete the requirements of the competency.

Required Courses Credits
EDEC 310 Child in the Family 3
EDEC 381 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods 3
EDEC 430 Social/Emotional Development in Young Children 3
EDU 240 Behavior Management 3
EDU 336 Cognitive & Language Development in Young Children 3
Focus Electives
The focus electives must be chosen in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor.
Total Required Course credits 21
Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

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