The following courses are recommended electives for the Early Childhood Education major in order to provide students with a strong pedagogical foundation.
|EDEC 310||Infant Education||3||None|
|EDEC 347||History and Philosophies of ECE||3||PSY 314|
|EDEC 354||Childhood Learning||3||EDEC 232 or 332|
|EDEC 415||Child Language Acquisition||3||EDEC 232 or 332 or PSY 314|
|EDEC 421||Play in Childhood||3||EDEC 232 or 332|
|EDEC 432||Child Development Research||3||EDEC 232|
|EDEC 444||Classroom Management||3||None|
|EDSE 433||Pre-School for Student with Development Delays||3||EDSE 302 or 310|
|PED 314||Dance for Children||3||None|
|SOC 343||Child Abuse||5||None|
|TH 384||Puppetry||3||TH 166 or permission|
An elective cannot double count within a major or minor in Early Childhood Education. So, if one of the above courses was taken to fulfill a requirement within the ECE major/minor the same course cannot be used for an elective credit.