Early Childhood Education Major

Early Childhood Education Major

Department: Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
Major: Early Childhood Elementary Education

With early childhood education you can be certified to teach grades K-5 in all subjects, grades K-8 in all subjects when teaching in a self-contained classroom, early childhood (regular or special education) birth to age 8, and grades 6-8 in your content minors (catalog years 2004 to 2013).

For catalog years 2022 and beyond, please see Early Learning and Intervention: Birth through Kindergarten and Early Childhood Unified Education: Birth through Third Grade.

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Content majors and minors

  • Catalog years 2014 to present—no content minor required
  • Catalog years 2004 to 2013—two content minors are required