(degree completion without licensure)
The early childhood education fast track program prepare students to work with children who are typically developing, at-risk, gifted and mild-moderate special needs infants, toddlers, preschoolers, in a variety of settings (ages 0-5). This program is for students who have already complete an associate’s degree in early childhood education and wish to earn a Bachelor's degree. The fast track program is 100% on-line.
Eligibility for the fast track:
- Have an associate’s degree in early childhood education
- Have a GPA of 2.7 of higher
- Be employed at an early care and education program for infants, toddlers or preschoolers
16 credits for 4 semesters*You may need to take additional courses if your Associate’s degree does not follow the Ohio Transfer Module. Must meet university general education requirements.
|CIEC 3600||Creating Effective Learning Environments||9|
|CIEC 3610||Field: Creating Effective Learning Environments||7|
|CIEC 3700||Early Literacy, Language, and Social Studies||9|
|CIEC 3710||Field Early Literacy, Language and Social Studies||7|
|CIEC 4600||Supporting ECE Science and Mathematics||9|
|CIEC 4610||Field Supporting ECE Science and Mathematics||7|
|SPED 4700||Meet Needs Young Children Disabilities||9|
|SPED 4710||Field Meet Needs Young Children Disabilities||7|
*You may need to take additional courses if your Associate’s degree does not follow the Ohio Transfer Module. Must meet university general education requirements.
Candidates know about, understand, and value the importance and complex characteristics of children s families and communities.
They use this understanding to create respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families, and to involve all families in their children's development and learning.
Candidates know about and understand the goals, benefits, and uses of assessment.
They know about and use systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible way, in partnership with families and other professionals, to positively influence children's development and learning.
Candidates integrate their understanding of and relationships with children and families; their understanding of developmentally effective approaches to teaching and learning; and their knowledge of academic disciplines to design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all children.
Candidates identify and conduct themselves as members of the early childhood profession.
They know and use ethical guidelines and other professional standards related to early childhood practice.
They are continuous, collaborative learners who demonstrate knowledgeable, reflective, and critical perspectives on their work, making informed decisions that integrate knowledge from a variety of sources.