First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (South Suburban College)

  • OCS 121 (Overview for College Success) 1 credits
  • ENG 101 (Composition & Rhetoric) 3 credits
  • PSY 101 (Introduction to Psychology) 3 credits
  • CHD 101 (Principles of Education Practice) 3 credits
  • CHD 105 (Introduction to Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • MTH 145 (Math Concepts & Structures) 3 credits
  • EDU 110 (Foundations of American Education) 3 credits

Spring Semester (South Suburban College)

  • CHD 104 (Child Growth & Development) 3 credits
  • PSC 101 (American National Government) 3 credits
  • CHD 203 (The Exceptional Child) 3 credits
  • MTH 146 (Math Concepts & Structures II) 3 credits
  • CHD 211 (Internship I) 3 credits
  • ENG 102 (Composition & Research) 3 credits
  • SPE 108 (Oral Communications) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (South Suburban College)

  • CHD 215 (Administration & Supervision of Child Care Centers) 3 credits
  • CHD 100 (Child, Family & Community) 3 credits
  • CHD 205 (The Culturally Different Child) 3 credits
  • BIO 103 (Environmental Biology) 4 credits
  • CHD 202 or EDU 111 (Language Arts for Young Children or Language Arts in Elementary Schools) 3 credits
  • HIS 203 or HIS 204 (American History) 3 credits

Spring Semester (South Suburban College)

  • CHD 212 (Internship II) 3 credits
  • CHD 209 (Guidance of the Young Child) 3 credits
  • CHD 106 (Creative Activities for the Young Child) 3 credits
  • ECON 201 (Principles of Economics, Macro) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • ART 100 (Art Appreciation) 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
  • PHSC 101 (Physical Geography) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • ECHD 305 (Assessment in Early Childhood Education) 3 credits
  • ELED 341 (Methods of Teaching Math & Science in K-8 Education) 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 (Research & Methods for Teaching Bilingual Students) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • EDUC 321 (Integrating Health, Arts & Physical Education Across the Curriculum) 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
  • READ 378 (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

RU Core Experiential Learning courses may be completed within a major courses, consult advisor.

Suggested electives if needed: CHD 103, 107, 204, 207 or MIS 101