Undergraduate Programs

Early Childhood Education

Martin University's Early Childhood Education program offers undergraduate courses for individuals who are preparing to teach young children in childcare centers, home care, and in ministry childcare programs. With the mission of the University in mind, the program is committed to the development of the competencies in the following educational areas: professional character and content knowledge, child growth and development knowledge, theoretical foundations of education and learning, curriculum development and instruction, family and community cultures, observation and assessment skills, professional and vocational ethics, and the principles on the importance of learning environments.

Martin University's Early Childhood Education program offers undergraduate courses for individuals who are preparing to teach young children in childcare centers, home care, and in ministry childcare programs and more.

For more information contact:

Dr. Mattie Solomon

msolomon@martin.edu

 

Early Childhood Education

Course Requirements

  • ECE 201 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 202 Practicum in Early Childhood Education (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 204 Creative Art and Music in Early Childhood (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 205 Child Development (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 212 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 215 Emergent Literacy in Early Childhood Education (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 303 Nutrition, Health and Movement for Young Children (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 304 Developmentally Appropriate Guidance - Early Childhood (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 305 Mathematics and Science in Play for Young Children (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 307 Curriculum I: Infants and Toddlers (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 308 Curriculum II: Preschool/Kindergarten (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 401 Administration of Programs for Young Children (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 402 Parents and Community Education (3 cr hours)

  • ECE 499 Final Project (3 cr hours)

Students must complete all course requirements as well as the general education core. Any elective hours will also be required to reach the 120 hour minimum graduation requirement. Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog  for all course descriptions. ​

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