First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ECE 102 (Introduction to Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ECE 124 (Curriculum Planning/Young Child) 3 credits
  • ECE Elective 3 credits
  • ENG 101 (English Composition I) 3 credits
  • POS 150 (American Government - National) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ECE 100 (Health, Safety, Nutrition/Young Child) 3 credits
  • ECE 174 (Child Growth & Development) 3 credits
  • CMS 101 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits
  • ENG 102 (English Composition II) 3 credits
  • HIS 151 or HIS 152 (US History to 1870 or US History Since 1865) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ECE 220 (Child, Family & Community) 3 credits
  • ECE 201 (Field Experience I & Seminar) 3 credits
  • ECN 102 (Principles of Macroeconomics) 3 credits
  • Social Science Elective 3 credits
  • Art Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ECE 202 (Field Experience II & Seminar) 3 credits
  • ECE 224 (Exceptional Young Children) 3 credits
  • MTH 110 (math for Elementary Teaching I) 3 credits
  • Humanities Elective 3 credits
  • ECE Elective 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • ECHD 334 (Language Development) 3 credits
  • ECHD 338 (Early Childhood Curriculum & Assessment: Pre K) 3 credits
  • ECHD 370 (Infant & Toddler: Teaching, Learning & Assessment) 3 credits
  • READ 358 (Linguistics for ESL Teachers) 3 credits
  • ECHD 303 (Individualized Coaching & Field Experience I) 1 credit
  • MATH 115 (Math for Elementary Teaching II) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ECHD 305 (Assessment in Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ECHD 321 (Integrating Health, Arts & Physical Education Across the Curriculum) 3 credits
  • READ 373 (Assessment of Bilingual Students) 3 credits
  • EDUC 201 (Language & Culture in Education) 3 credits
  • ECHD 328 (Individualized Coaching & Field Experience II) 1 credit
  • READ 374 (Methods & Materials for Teaching Bilingual Students) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ELED 341 (Methods of Teaching Math & Science in K-8 Education) 3 credits
  • ECHD 339 (Mathematics & Science in Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ECHD 336 (Strategies & Materials for Teaching Lit & Social Studies: Pre K) 3 credits
  • ECHD 382 (Early Childhood Special Education) 3 credits
  • READ 375 (Methods & Materials of Teaching for ESL) 3 credits
  • ECHD 348 (Individualized Coaching & Field Experience III) 1 credit

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ECHD 374 (Student Teaching) 12 credits
  • EDUC 003 (EdTPA Coaching) 0 credits

 *TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Grade of C or higher required for major courses 

Elgin Community College courses in BOLD are necessary courses for Roosevelt University Bachelor's degree.

Roosevelt University Transfer Policy: Students transferring in from an accredited Community College can transfer in up to 70 credit hours, as shown above students would complete 78 credit hours at Elgin Community College.  Roosevelt University will accept the best 70 credits of the 78 credits to ensure optimal transfer.

Humanities = ART 105, 114, 130, 131, 132, 133, CHN 202, FRN 202, 210, GER 202, 210, HIST 105, HUM 104, 105, 120, 125, JPN 202, LIT 105, 110, 115, 206, 207, 208, 210, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 231, 232, MCM 200, MUS 103, 104, 120, PHI 101, 105, 115, 160, 205, 215, 220, 231, 232, SGN 202, 210, SPA 202, 210 or THE 111.