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

Course Rotation

FALL SEMESTER

  • ECE 201 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

  • ECE 205 Child Development

  • ECE 204 Creative Art and Music in Early Childhood

  • ECE 304 Developmentally Appropriate Guidance - Early Childhood

  • ECE 308 Curriculum II: Preschool/Kindergarten

  • ECE 499 Final Project

SPRING SEMESTER

  • ECE 202 Practicum in Early Childhood Education

  • ECE 212 Introductin to Exceptional Children

  • ECE 215 Emergent Literacy in Early Childhood Education

  • ECE 305 Mathematics and Science in Play for Young Children

  • ECE 401 Administration of Programs for Young Children

  • ECE 402 Parents and Community Education

  • SOC 270 Research Methods

SUMMER SEMESTER

  • ECE 303 Nutrition, Health and Movement for Young Children

  • ECE 307 Curriculum I: Infants and Toddlers

  • MAT 205 Statistical Methods

Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education are offered during the semesters displayed above.  Students must be available to take each course in its designated rotation to successfully complete this program.  Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog for course narratives.

Potential Careers

  • Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist

  • Early Childhood Technical Assistant Specialist

  • Early Childhood Administrator or Director

  • Instructor or Trainer in Early Childhood Education

  • Lead Teacher in an Early Childhood Setting

  • Pre-K or Preschool Teacher

  • Head Start Program Specialist

  • Early Childhood Education Specialist

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Indianapolis, IN 46218

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