Advising: Each student will be assigned a faculty advisor when he or she enters the early childhood development program. Beyond the major requirements, the students and their advisors will determine the courses needed that are consistent with the students’ professional interests and goals.
Early Childhood Development Major
This is an interdisciplinary degree that combines the early childhood offerings in Human Development and Learning along with a designated minor. This major is not designed for licensure.
A minimum of 34 hours is required for this program in early childhood development plus a six-hour practicum/field experience. Students must have earned a grade of C or higher in all courses included in the undergraduate major in early childhood development. In addition, students need to declare a minor.
TBR General Education Requirements: 41-42 Credit Hours
A student majoring in this Early Childhood Development non-licensure program must select a minor in another area and meet the requirements of that specific program. A minor may include, but is not limited to, the following:
Electives: 0-10 Credit Hours
Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
Transfer Students: Transfer students should apply for admission into the program and meet with an early childhood development advisor to plan their program. These students must meet the requirements of the university regarding transfer and program admission.