Preschool Education and Care (EECIS)
This concentration prepares you to work with children ages 3-6 in early childhood education programs. You will learn to create positive environments, conduct curriculum and assessment, and foster family engagement. Your internships may include placements in center-based, Head Start, or family child care programs.
Required courses for preschool concentration:
ECHD 441 – Science and Mathematics Instruction for all Young Children
ECHD 430 – Technology for All Young Children
ECHD 420 – Instructional Strategies for All Young Children with a Focus on the Arts
ECDH 290 - Internship in Early Education and Care I (in a preschool classroom)
ECHD 492 - Internship in Early Education and Care II (in a preschool classroom)