Early Childhood and Family Advocacy Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

All students completing this major will be required to earn a “C” or better in all courses in the major including any GS courses required by the major.

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5 – 8)12
LOPER 7: Social Science
Marriage and Family Relationships
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness (Optional)0
BS Science-related course requirements
Complete all required courses0
Program Specified Requirements6
General Psychology
Personal Money Management
Major Option
Complete all required courses60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum 24
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Early Childhood and Family Advocacy Requirements
FAMS 150Lifespan Development and the Family3
FAMS 251The Developing Child 0-83
FAMS 302Parent Education3
FAMS 340Family Life Education3
FAMS 362Families and Social Policy3
FAMS 406Family Resource Management3
FAMS 475Internship3
FAMS 476Child & Family Home Visitation3
FAMS 481Cross-Cultural Family Patterns3
FAMS 486Families in Crisis3
CSP 417Counseling Skills3
PE 247Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children1
TE 204Growth & Development/Introduction to Exceptionalities4
TE 206Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher3
TE 318Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms3
TE 341Foundations of Early Childhood Education2
TE 343Methods of Inclusive Education Birth through Age 33
TE 343LField Experience: Birth to Age 30.5
TE 344Methods of Inclusive Education Ages 3 to 53
TE 344LField Experience: Ages 3 to 50.5
TE 346Early Childhood Program Administration1
TE 347Literacy Methods 0-32
TESE 323Partnerships with Families1
TESE 330Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching3
Total Credit Hours60