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Early Childhood Education (AS.ECHED)



 

This program is designed for students desiring to transfer to a 4-year college and obtain a Type 04 Illinois Teaching Certificate, Birth - Grade 3. This is a sample list of major requirements. 4-year college requirements vary from college to college. Consult the catalog from the intended transfer university and a counselor or academic advisor before registering.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Kim Davis
(217) 234-5471
kdavis9876@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I *
3
HIS 155
A survey of early American history viewed with an emphasis on the political, social, economic, and ideological foundations of the Republic. Major topics include colonialism, revolution, federalism, nationalism, sectionalism, expansion, slavery, religion, Civil War.

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U.S. History I
3
HIS 156
Views U.S. History since the end of Reconstruction with emphasis on how the domestic and international conflicts helped shape our modern society.

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U.S. History II
 
BIO 100
An introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things.

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Bio-science I
4
MAT 118
A course designed for Elementary Education majors. Topics include number theory, probability and statistics, development of numeration systems, sets, functions, mathematical reasoning and problem solving. Counts as general education requirement for elementary education majors when taken in sequence with MAT218.


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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I *
3
ECE 100
This course focuses on an overview of early childhood care and education that includes basic values, professional disposition, program operation, historical influences, assessment, and structure. Includes 20 hours of practicum.

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
EDU 210
This course is a study of how schooling is shaped by and ought to respond to the social contexts in which it occurs, particularly in multicultural and global contexts.

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Diversity in Schools and Society
3
PHY 110
Phenomena-oriented course, emphasizing everyday life applications for the general student. Elementary mechanics, electricity, heat and modern physics are studied. This course counts towards the general education science requirement.

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Concepts of Physics
4
CHM 111
An introduction to the concepts of chemistry where information is presented to students with little background or no prior interest in chemistry and those students who are not interested in abstract or mathematical theories.

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Concepts of Chemistry
 
MAT 218
The study of the concepts and theory of measurement and geometry via the problem-solving approach, using both calculators and microcomputers throughout. Designed for Elementary Education majors. Counts as general education requirement for elementary education majors when taken in sequence with MAT-118.


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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II *
3
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Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 

Second Year
First Semester
PSY 274
Study of theories and methods used to study development, from conception to adolescence. Topics include physical, sensory and perceptual, cognitive, language, emotional, social, and gender development, as well as family, peer, and institutional influences on development.

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Child Growth and Development
3
POS 160
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

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American National Government
3
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Public Speaking
3
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IAI-LIT Literature (IAI H) *
3
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Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
EDU 190
This course is designed to introduce the student to the study of exceptional children, including a survey of the child's developmental traits and examination of appropriate intervention techniques. A 30 hour practical lab is required in this course.

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Intoduction to Special Education
3
PED 172
Focuses on games and activities for elementary and secondary level including body mechanics, basic exercises and rhythms. Includes team games for secondary level. EDU-101 is taken simultaneously.

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Basic Activities Elementary/Secondary
2
EDU 103
This course features practical ways to use various types of technology for the K-12 classroom teacher. This is a basic course in microcomputers, their operation, and utilization in K-12 classrooms.


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Teaching and Learning with Technology
3
HIS 153
The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

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History and Culture of the 3rd World
3
MUS 229
A general humanities course studying various types and forms of music and the historical development of the art form. Surveys music literature from Middle Ages to present.

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Understanding Music
3
ART 250
A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

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Understanding Art
 
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Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 


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