Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

 Early Childhood Education BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
BISC 103 - Principles of Biology   EDUC 210 - Beginning Literacy Instruction  
HDFS 202 - Diversity and Families  (Satisfies Multicultural Requirement) ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition  
HDFS 220 - Child Development I: Prenatal to Age 3   HDFS 221 - Child Development II: 3 to 10  
Major Breadth Requirement (History/Cultural Change) (1/7) MATH 251 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Number and Operations  
Major Breadth Requirement (Social/ Behavioral Science) (2/7) Major Breadth Requirement (Math/Science/Technology with Lab) (3/7)
First Year Seminar   
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Second Year
EDUC 230 - Introduction to Exceptional Children   HDFS 222 - Inclusive Curriculum & Assessment: Birth - Grade 2  
HDFS 201 - Life Span Development   HDFS 224 - Practicum in Inclusive Curriculum & Assessment: Birth - Grade 2  
Additional Math/Statistics requirement** HDFS 355 - Professional Issues in ECDE  
English 200-level (or higher) Elective (1/1) HDFS 411 - Inclusive Curriculum and Assessment: Infants and Toddlers  
Major Breadth Requirement (History/Cultural Change) (4/7) HDFS 431 - Field Experience: Infants and Toddlers  
Free Elective (1/3) Major Breadth Requirement (Creative Arts/Humanities) (5/7)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
HDFS 406 - Supporting Literacy in Early Childhood Education   HDFS 413 - Early Childhood Inclusive Science Curriculum and Assessment  
HDFS 412 - Early Childhood Inclusive Math Curriculum and Assessment   HDFS 414 - Guidance and Behavior Support: Birth to Grade 2  
HDFS 432 - Field Experience: Preschool - Kindergarten   HDFS 433 - Field Experience: Kindergarten - Grade 2  
HDFS 435 - Programs for Children with Exceptionalities   HDFS 470 - Families and Children at Risk  
Major Breadth Requirement (Math/Science/Technology with Lab) (6/7) Free Elective (2/3)
  Free Elective (3/3)
Credits: 15 Credits: 17
Fourth Year
EDUC 400 - Student Teaching  (6 credits) EDUC 400 - Student Teaching  (6 credits)
HDFS 424 - Professional Development Seminar I   HDFS 425 - Professional Development Seminar II  
HDFS 441 - Adv Inclus Curric in Early Childhood 1   HDFS 442 - Adv Incl Curriculum in Early Childhood II  
Credits: 12 Credits: 12
Total Credits: 120
   *Minimum grade of C- required.  
**See program plan for approved courses.
Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.