2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Education Studies

Concordia University students may earn the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Studies degree, an alternative education degree without Illinois Educator Licensure.

General Education Requirements

All courses in the Illinois approved program must have the grade “C-“ or higher, course in the approved program may not be taken on the Pass/Fail grade option.

Communication (9 Hours)

Humanities (9 Hours)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 Hours)

Global Studies (3 Hours)

At least one course with a Global Studies must be taken. (GEO-1200 World Geography: Culture Patterns is required and fulfills this requirement)

Natural Sciences (7-8 Hours)

At least one of the transfer courses in science must include a lab. All ECE majors must take Science courses that address at least 3 areas of science (physical science, life science and earth/space science) and earn a “C-“ or better in the coursework.

Mathematics (3 Hours)

MAT-1412Mathematics for Early Childhood Teachers: Geometry, Statistics, Functions (M1 903)3

Health/Fitness (1 Hour)

Theology – Public Teacher Education (6 Hours)

Theology – Lutheran Teacher Education (21 Hours)