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Undergraduate Bulletin 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Early Childhood Education - B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education is designed to prepare candidates for teaching careers in birth-through-third-grade classrooms, with state certification in early childhood education (Type 04).

General Education Competencies:

Candidates seeking early childhood state certification are required to complete Dominican University’s core curriculum, as well as to demonstrate competency in physical science.

Professional Education Requirements:

Dominican University requires early field experiences equivalent to 100 clock hours. These experiences must be completed in an early childhood setting (birth through third grade) that includes students of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds, as well as students with exceptionalities.

Major Requirements:

Additional Requirements:


Courses taken prior to 2003 are accepted only with special permission from the faculty of the School of Education.

In addition, a field of study consisting of 18 semester hours in art, English, fine arts, foreign language, history, humanities, mathematics, psychology, science, social sciences, sociology, or theatre arts is required. All of these requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

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