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 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • HIS 11 or 152 (US History to 1870 or US History since 1865) 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 (Composition II) 3 credits
  • ECE Elective 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
  • ECE Elective 3 credits
  • ECE Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

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

Additional Courses to Complete at ECC: POS 150, ART Elective, Social Science Course, Humanities Course, Biology with a lab & Physical Science course.

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

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ECHD 305 (Assessment in Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • EDUC 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)

  • ECHD 310 (Anti-Bias & Multicultural Curriculum) 3 credits
  • ECHD 339 (Mathematics & Science in Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ECHD 336 (Strategies & Materials for Teaching Lit & Socials Studies: Pre-K) 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 375 (Practicum: Infant, Toddler & Preschool) 6 credits
  • EDUC 380 (Capstone: Child & Youth Issues Advocacy) 3 credits

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

^=Grade of C or better required

Biology = BIO 115

Physical Science = GEO 115

Humanities = ART 105, 114, 130, 131, 132, 133, CHN 202, FRN 202, 210, GER 202, 210, HST 105, HUM 104, 105, 120, 125, JPRN 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

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 credit hours to ensure optimal transfer.