Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Early Childhood Education Requirements
This program prepares candidates interested in working with young children ages 2 ½ through six years in private schools and other educational environments. The Early Childhood Education major meets NAEYC accreditation standards and Hawaii state registry requirements for ECE. Prior to taking any early childhood courses, it is required that the student take the one credit, ED 101 Introduction to Chaminade Early Childhood Education course.
Introduction to Chaminade Early Childhood Education
Music, Art, and Creative Movement in Early Childhood Education
Health & Family Issues
Introduction to Early Childhood Education I
Developmentally Appropriate Practice I
Developmentally Appropriate Practice II
Language Arts: Curriculum and Methods
Math Curriculum and Methods
Integrated Curriculum Foundations
Leadership in Early Childhood Education & Montessori
ECE Field Experience Seminar
ECA Field Experience
ECE Field Experience
Note: Fieldwork experience and Seminar must begin within two terms of the last major requirement course completion. ED 491A and ED 498A must be taken concurrently in the winter or summer term and ED 491B and 498B taken in the following spring or fall term.