First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Harper College)

  • ENG 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MTH 101 or 130 (Quantitative Literacy or Math for Elementary Teaching I) 4 credits
  • ECE 101 (Introduction to Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ECE 102 (Child Development) 3 credits
  • ECE 115 (Principles of Early Childhood Curriculum) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Harper College)

  • ECE 226 (Assessment & Guidance) 3 credits
  • ECE 250 (Health, Nutrition & Safety) 3 credits
  • ECE 111 (Infant/Toddle Programs) 3 credits
  • PSY 101 (Introduction to Psychology) 3 credits
  • EDU 219 (Biology Survey, Man & the Environment or Heredity, Evolution & Society) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Harper College)

  • SPE 101 or ENG 103 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication or Technical & Report Writing) 3 credits
  • ECE 210 (Creative Activities for Young Children) 3 credits
  • ECE 209 (Language Development & Activities for Young Children) 3 credits
  • ECE 291 (Early Childhood Practicum I) 3 credits
  • Natural Science (BIO 101, 103 or 105) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Harper College)

  • ECE 252 (Child Family Community) 3 credits
  • ECE 221 (Math & Science for the Young Child) 3 credits
  • ECE 292 (Early Childhood Practicum II) 3 credits
  • ECE Elective 3 credits
  • Humanities (HST 210, HUM 110 or MUS 104) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Harper College)

  • ENG 102 (Composition II) 3 credits
  • Social Science 3 credits
  • HST 111 or 112 (The American Experience to 1877/Since 187) 3 credits
  • ART 104 (Introduction to Art) 3 credits
  • LNG 105 (Introduction to Language & Linguistics) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Harper College)

  • Non Western Elective 3 credits
  • LNG 205 (Language & Culture) 3 credits
  • PSC 101 (American Government & Politics) 3 credits
  • Physical Science (Energy & Society or Introduction to Physical Science) 3 credits
  • HST 141 or 142 (History of Western Civilization to 1650/Since 1650) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • *TRS 101 (Transfer Success Course) 1 credit
  • READ 374@ (Methods & Materials for Teaching Bilingual Students) 3 credits
  • ECHD 348@ (Individualized Coaching, Teaching & Learning) 1 credit
  • READ 358@ (Linguistics for ESL Teachers) 3 credits
  • ECHD 3XX@ (Anti-Bias and Multicultural Curriculum Course) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ECHD 370@ (Infant & Toddler Classroom: Teaching & Learning) 3 credits
  • READ 373@ (Assessment of Bilingual Students) 3 credits
  • READ 375@ (Methods & Materials for Teaching ESL) 3 credits
  • ECHD 375@ (Practicum: Infant, Toddler & Preschool) 6 credits
  • ECHD 3XX@ (Capstone: Issues & Advocacy in Early Childhood) 3 credits

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

@=Grade of C or better

^=Not transferable to Roosevelt University

*CORE Experiential Learning Course - determined by major, see RU Advisor.

Please note that some grades of C- can be transferred to Roosevelt University, but at completion of the Associates degree the student must have a 2.7 GPA or higher.