North Medford High School Diploma with Education (Early Childhood) option
North Medford High School
Grade English (4-credits required) Math (3-credits required) Science (3-credits required) Physical Education (1-credit required)/Health (2-credit required) Social Studies (2.5-credits required) Fine or Applied Arts (3-credits required) Electives (8-credits required) Electives (continued) Recommended Activities
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Rogue Community College - RCC Early Childhood Education ECE Basic CPC
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2010-2011 Early Childhood Education (Basic) Certificate of Completion graduation guide.
This program requires 13 credits.
(Last updated: 4/21/2011)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.

For more information,
contact the

Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department

Prereqs

RD30
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score
(4 credits)

WR30
Fundamentals of Composition II
--OR--
designated placement test score
(4 credits)
Required Program Courses
ECE1251
Early Childhood Development
(3 credits)
ECE1261
Early Childhood Education Best Practices
(3 credits)
ECE1351
Applied Child Development
(3 credits)
ECE1361
Early Childhood Education: A Professional Overview
(3 credits)

ED180
Introductory Practicum
(1 credit)

Notes

1 Also offered online and through '2+2' Early College Credit within high schools, or through The Job Council's Child Care Resources Network. Contact the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department head for more information.

Career Pathways Notes:
2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit
= 2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit   
Rogue Community College - RCC ECE Intermediate
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2010-2011 Early Childhood Education (Intermediate) Career Pathways Certificate of Completion graduation guide.
This program requires 35 credits.
(Last updated: 4/21/2011)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.
Prereqs

RD30 A
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

WR115
Introduction to Expository Writing
--OR--
designated placement test score
(3 credits)
Required Program Courses

ECE100 2
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
(3 credits)

ECE125 3 A
Early Childhood Development
(3 credits)

ECE126 3 A
Early Childhood Education Best Practices
(3 credits)

ECE135 3 A
Applied Child Development
(3 credits)

ECE136 3 A
Early Childhood Education: A Professional Overview
(3 credits)

ECE151 2
Guiding Children in Group Settings
(3 credits)

ECE152
Fostering Creativity
(3 credits)

ECE161 2
Infant/Toddler Development
(3 credits)

ECE163 2
Preschool/Primary Development
(3 credits)

ECE175 2
Developmentally Appropriate Practices
(3 credits)

ED180 A *
Introductory Practicum
(2 credits)

PSY101
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

Math 1 recommendation

Notes
1 It is recommended that students take a math course depending on placement test score.
2 Also offered online.
3 Also offered online and through '2+2' Early College Credit within high schools, or through The Job Council's Child Care Resources Network. Contact the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department head for more information.
Career Pathways Notes:

A This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (13 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

* Only one credit of ED180 is required in for the ECE Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion. If you completed the Basic certificate, you need 1 more ED180 credit for this program.

2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit
= 2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit   
Rogue Community College - RCC ECE Cert
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2010-2011 Early Childhood Education Certificate of Completion graduation guide.
This program requires 54 credits.
(Last updated: 6/2/2011)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.
Prereqs

Approved 3-4 credit computer science class, CS120
Concepts in Computing I
--OR--
above
--OR--
documented computer proficiency 1
(0-4 credits)

RD30 A,B
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

WR115 2 B
Introduction to Expository Writing
--OR--
designated placement test score
(3 credits)

General Edcuation Requirements

MTH60
Fundamentals of Algebra I
--OR--
higher level math (as designated by placement test score as shown on current indicator chart; MTH105 or higher recommended for transfer)
--OR--
BT160
Business Math
(4 credits)

PSY101B
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

Required Program Courses

Note for all Required Program Courses3

First Term

ECE100 B
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
(3 credits)

ECE125 4 A,B
Early Childhood Development
(3 credits)

ECE126 4 A,B
Early Childhood Education Best Practices
(3 credits)

ECE161 B
Infant/Toddler Development
(3 credits)

HE250
Personal Health
--OR--
HPE295
Health and Fitness
for Life
(3 credits)

Second Term

ECE135 4 A,B
Applied Child Development
(3 credits)

ECE136 4 A,B
Early Childhood Education: A Professional Overview
(3 credits)

ECE151 B
Guiding Children in Group Settings
(3 credits)

ECE154 B
Children's Literature
(3 credits)

ECE163 B
Preschool/Primary Development
(3 credits)

Third Term

ECE152
Fostering Creativity
(3 credits)

ECE175 B
Developmentally Appropriate Practices
(3 credits)

ED180 2 A,*,B
Introductory Practicum
(2 credit)

ECE246
Child, Family, and Community
(3 credits)

ECE250
Infant/Toddler Environments
--OR--
ECE251
Preschool Primary Environments
--OR--
ECE252 (>)
Family Child Care Environments
(3 credits)

ECE266
Spanish for Early Childhood/ Elementary Professionals
(3 credits)

Approved Program Electives

ECE199
Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education
(1-3 credits)

ED280
Cooperative Work Experience/ Education
(variable credits)

Notes
1 Successful completion of CS101 or CS120, or otherwise meeting the proficiency requirement within the last 10 years, fulfills this requirement.
2 Needed for graduation
3 Some courses are also offered as Web-based computer courses. Contact the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department head for more information.
4 These CDA core courses are also available in three(3) modularized units of one credit each. It is not necessary to have completed WR115 to take these modularized courses.
Career Pathways Notes:

A This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (13 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

* Only one credit of ED180 is required in for the ECE Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion. If you completed the Basic certificate, you need 1 more ED180 credit for this program.

B This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Intermediate Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (35 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

> Students who are considering to continuing on to earn the Associate of Science (AS) degree articulated with the ECE program at Southern Oregon University should consider taking ECE250 or ECE251, which meet the requirements for elective credits..

2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit
= 2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit   
Rogue Community College - RCC ECE AAS
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2010-2011 Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree graduation guide.
This program requires 106 credits.
(Last updated: 6/2/2011)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.
Prereqs

Approved 3-4 credit computer science class, CS120 1 C
Concepts in Computing I
--OR--
above
--OR--
documented computer proficiency
(0-4 credits)

RD30 A,B,C
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

WR115 B,C
Introduction to Expository Writing
--OR--
designated placement test score
(3 credits)

General Edcuation Requirements

MTH60 C
Fundamentals of Algebra I
--OR--
higher level math (as designated by placement test score as shown on current indicator chart; MTH105 or higher recommended for transfer)
--OR--
BT160 C
Business Math
(4 credits)

PSY101B,C
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

SP111
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
--OR--
SP218
Interpersonal Communication
(4 credits)

WR121
English
Composition I
(4 credits)

First Year Required Courses

Note for First Year Required Courses 2

First Term

ECE100  B,C
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
(3 credits)

ECE125 3 A,B,C
Early Childhood Development
(3 credits)

ECE126 3  A,B,C
Early Childhood Education Best Practices
(3 credits)

ECE161 C
Infant/Toddler Development
(3 credits)

Second Term

ECE135 3 A,B,C
Applied Child Development
(3 credits)

ECE136 3 A,B,C
Early Childhood Education: A Professional Overview
(3 credits)

ECE151 B,C
Guiding Children in Group Settings
(3 credits)

ECE154 B,C
Children's Literature
(3 credits)

ECE163  B,C
Preschool/Primary Development
(3 credits)

LIB127
Introduction to Library Research Methods
(1 credit)

Third Term

ECE152 C
Fostering Creativity
(3 credits)

ECE175 B,C
Developmentally Appropriate Practices
(3 credits)

ECE246 C
Child, Family, and Community
(3 credits)

ECE250 C
Infant/Toddler Environments
--OR--
ECE251 C
Preschool Primary Environments
--OR--
ECE252 C
Family Child Care Environments
(3 credits)

ECE266 C
Spanish for Early Childhood/ Elementary Professionals
(3 credits)

ED180 A*,B,C
Introductory Practicum
(2 credit)

Second Year Required Courses
Fourth Term

ECE243
Promoting Child Health and Physical Development
(3 credits)

ECE244
Observation and Assessment
(3 credits)

ECE254
Preschool Materials and Activities
--OR--
ECE255
Infant/ Toddler Materials and Activities
--OR--
ECE256
School Age Materials And Activities
(3 credits)

ECE275
Anti-Bias Curriculum
(3 credits)

ECE288
Early Literacy
(3 credits)

Fifth Term

ECE240
Play-based Learning
(3 credits)

ECE241
Promoting Cognitive Development
(3 credits)

ECE261
Practicum I and Seminar
(4 credits)

ECE265
Children at Risk
(3 credits)

SOC204
Introduction to Sociology
--OR--
SOC213
Multicultural America
(3 credits)

Sixth Term

ECE248
Children with Disabilities and Their Families
(3 credits)

ECE262
Advanced Practicum II and Seminar
(6 credits)

ECE285
The Early Childhood Professional
(3 credits)

ECE245
Promoting Social/ Emotional Development of Young Children
(3 credits)

Approved Program Electives

ECE199 C
Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education
(1-3 credits)

ECE295
Management of Early Childhood Programs
(3 credits)

ED165
Child Development
(3 credits)

ED259
Foundations of Education
(3 credits)

ED280 C
Cooperative Work Experience/ Education
(variable credits)

HE250 C
Personal Health
--OR--
HPE295 C
Health and Fitness
for Life
(3 credits)

PSY202
General Psychology II
(4 credits)

SPAN101,
SPAN102,
SPAN103

First Year Spanish I, II, III
(4 credits each)

SPAN201,
SPAN202,
SPAN203

Second Year Spanish
I, II, III
(4 credits each)

Notes
1 Successful completion of CS101 or CS120, or otherwise meeting the proficiency requirement within the last 10 years, fulfills this requirement.
2 Some courses are also offered as Web-based computer courses. Contact the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department head for more information.
3 These CDA core courses are also available in three(3) modularized units of one credit each. It is not necessary to have completed WR115 to take these modularized courses. However, for students not wanting a CDA credential, alternative courses may be allowed. See an advisor for more information.
Career Pathways Notes:

A This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (13 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

* Only one credit of ED180 is required in for the ECE Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion. If you completed the Basic certificate, you need 1 more ED180 credit for this program.

B This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Intermediate Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (35 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

C This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate of Completion (54 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit
= 2+2 Early College Credit, College Now, Dual Credit   
Rogue Community College - RCC ECE AS Elementary Education wSOU
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2010-2011 Associate of Science (AS) Degree Articulated with the Elementary Education Program at Southern Oregon University graduation guide.
This program requires 90-100 credits.
(Last updated: 6/17/2013)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.
Prereqs

Approved 3-4 credit computer science class, CS120 1 (C)
Concepts in Computing I
--OR--
above
--OR--
documented computer proficiency
(0-4 credits)

RD30 (B, I, C)
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

MTH95
Intermediate Algebra
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

WR115 (I, C)
Introduction to Expository Writing
--OR--
designated placement test score
(3 credits)

First Year Required Courses
First Term

ECE100 (I, C)
Introduction to Early Childhood Education (ECE)
--OR--
ED259
Foundations of Education (ELEM)
(3 credits)

ECE163 (I, C)
Preschool/ Primary Development (ECE)
--OR--
ED165
Child Development (ELEM)
(3 credits)

HE250 (C)
Personal Health
--OR--
HPE295
Health and Fitness
for Life

(3 credits)

LIB127
Introduction to Library Research Methods
(1 credit)

WR121
English
Composition I

(4 credits)

Approved humanities 2 elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Second Term

ECE151 (I, C)
Guiding Children in Group Settings
(3 credits)

ED180 (B, *, I, C)
Introductory Practicum
(1 credit)

SP111
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
--OR--
SP218
Interpersonal Communication
(4 credits)

WR122
English
Composition II

(4 credits)

Approved
social science 3
(history) elective
(4 credits)


See choices below

Approved humanities 2 elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Third Term

ECE154 (I, C)
Children's Literature (ECE)
(3 credits)

ECE175 (I, C)
Developmentally Appropriate Practices (ECE)
(3 credits)

ED180 (B, *, I, C)
Introductory Practicum
(1 credit)

ECE240
Play-based Learning
(3 credits)

Approved
social science 3
elective
(4 credits)


See choices below

Approved
science 4
elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Second Year Required Courses
Fourth Term

ECE246 (C)
Child, Family, and Community
(3 credits)

ECE265
Children at Risk
(3 credits)

ECE288
Early Literacy
(3 credits)

MTH211 5
Fundamentals of Elementary Math I W/lab
(5 credits)

Approved
science (w/lab) 4
elective
(4-5 credits)


See choices below

Fifth Term

ECE244
Observation and Assessment
(3 credits)

ECE256
School Age Materials And Activities
(3 credits)

MTH212 5
Fundamentals of Elementary Math II W/lab
(5 credits)

ECE241
Promoting Cognitive Development
(3 credits)

Approved
science (w/lab) 4
elective
(4-5 credits)


See choices below

Sixth Term

ECE245
Promoting Social/ Emotional Development of Young Children
(3 credits)

ECE248
Children with Disabilities and Their Families
(3 credits)

ECE266 (C)
Spanish for Early Childhood/ Elementary Professionals
(3 credits)

ECE275
Anti-Bias Curriculum
(3 credits)

Approved humanities 2 elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Approved Program Electives

ECE152 (C)
Fostering Creativity
(3 credits)

ECE280
Cooperative Work Experience/ Early Childhood Education
(variable credits)

ECE285
The Early Childhood Professional
(3 credits)

MTH213 5
Fundamentals of Elementary
Math III

(5 credits)

SPAN101,
SPAN102,

SPAN103

First Year
Spanish

(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

SPAN201
Second Year
Spanish I

(4 credits)

Notes

1 Successful completion of CS101 or CS120, or otherwise meeting the proficiency requirement within the last 10 years, fulfills this requirement.

Approved Humanities Electives

2 Complete any three courses, 9-12 credits, from the following list. Courses have been pre-selected to meet Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission licensure preparation. Atleast one course must be a literature course and one an art history course.
(9-12 credits)

ART204,
ART205
,
ART206

History of Art
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ART207,
ART208,
ART209
History of Asian Art
(India, China, Japan)
(3 credits each)

ART211
Survey of
Visual Arts

(Art Appreciation)
(3 credits)

ENG104,
ENG105,
ENG106
Introduction to Literature
(Drama, Literature, Poetry)
(4 credits each)

ENG107,
ENG108,
ENG109
World Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG201,
ENG202,

ENG203

Shakespeare
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG204,
ENG205,

ENG206

Survey of English Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG253,
ENG254,

ENG255

Survey of American Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG257
African American Literature
(4 credits)

ENG260
Introduction to Women Writers
(4 credits)

ENG261
Literature of
Science Fiction

(4 credits)

FA101
Introduction to Motion Pictures
(4 credits)

FR201,
FR202,

FR203

Second Year French
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

HUM101,
HUM102,

HUM103

Introduction to Humanities
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

HUM215,
HUM216,

HUM217,

HUM218,

HUM219

Native American Arts and Cultures

(Eskimo/Inuit,
First Nations of the Northwest Coast,
Nations of the Plains,
Nations of the Southwest,
Peoples of Mexico)
(4 credits each)

MUS101
Music
Fundamentals I

(3 credits)

MUS108
Music in World Cultures
(4 credits)

MUS201,
MUS202,
MUS203
Introduction to Music and Its Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

MUS205,
MUS206

Introduction to Jazz/Rock Music and Its Literature
(3 credits each)

MUS261,
MUS262,
MUS263

Music History
(I, II, III)
(3 credits each)

PHL101
Philosophical Problems
(4 credits)

PHL102
Ethics
(4 credits)

PHL103
Critical Reasoning
(4 credits)

REL201
World Religions
(4 credits)

SP100
Basic Communication

(3 credits)

SP115
Introduction to Intercultural Communication
(4 credits)

SPAN201,
SPAN202,

SPAN203

Second Year
Spanish

(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

Approved Social Science Electives

3 Complete at least two courses, a minimum of 6 credits, from the following list. At least one must be a history course and one a geography course. Note: The geography course may be taken as an upper-division Integration University Studies course at SOU. In that case, choose an alternate social science elective from the list.
(6 credits)

ANTH110
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
(4 credits)

ANTH150
Introduction to Archaeology
(4 credits)

BA101
Introduction to Business
(3 credits)

CJ101/SOC244
Introduction to Criminology
(4 credits)

CJ120
Introduction to the Judicial Process

(4 credits)

CJ243/ SOC243
Drugs, Crime and Addiction
(4 credits)

ECON115
Introduction to Economics
(3 credits)

ECON201,
ECON202
Introduction to Microeconomics/ Macroeconomics
(4 credits each)

GEOG100
Introduction to Physical Geography
(3 credits)

GEOG120
World Regional Geography
(3 credits)

HE250 (C)
Personal Health
--OR--
HPE295
Health and Fitness
for Life
(3 credits)

HST104,
HST105
History of World Civilization

(I, II)
(4 credits each)

HST107,
HST108
History of the Modern World

(I, II)
(3 credits each)

HST110,
HST111

History of Eastern Civilization

(I, II)
(3 credits each)

HST201,
HST202

History of the
United States

(I, II)
(4 credits each)

IS110
Introduction to International Studies I
(4 credits)

IS111
Introduction to International Studies II
(3 credits)

PS201,
PS202,

PS203

U. S. Government
(I, II, III)
(3 credits each)

PSY101 (I, C)
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

PSY119
Life Processes
(4 credits)

PSY201,
PSY202,

PSY203
General Psychology
(I, II, III)
(4-4-3 credits)

PSY215
Life Span Human Development
(4 credits)

PSY219
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

(4 credits)

PSY231
Human Sexuality
(3 credits)

SOC204
Introduction to Sociology
(4 credits)

SOC205
American Society
(4 credits)

SOC211
Social Deviance and Social Control
(3 credits)

SOC213
Multicultural America
(4 credits)

SOC218
Sociology of Gender
(3 credits)

SOC225
Social Problems
(4 credits)

SOC230
Introduction to Gerontology
(4 credits)

Approved Science Electives

5 Complete at least three courses, two of which must have labs, from the following list.
(11-15 credits)

BI100
Introductory Biology w/out Lab
(3 credits)

BI100SB
Biology of Human Body Systems
(3 credits)

BI101,
BI102
,
BI103

Introduction to Biology (non-majors) w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI109
Marine Animals and Plants w/Lab
(4 credits)

BI121,
BI122

Elementary Anatomy and Physiology w/Lab
(I, II)
(4 credits each)

BI145
Social Issues in Environmental Science
(non-lab course)
(3 credits)

BI149
Human Genetics w/out lab
(3 credits)

BI211,
BI212,

BI213

Principles of Biology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI231,
BI232,

BI233

Anatomy and Physiology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI234,
BI235,

BI236

Microbiology/ Immunology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI272
Introduction to Ecology w/Lab
(4 credits)

BOT201,
BOT202,
BOT203

General Botany
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

CHEM104,
CHEM105,
CHEM106

Introductory Chemistry w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

CHEM221,
CHEM222,
CHEM
223
General Chemistry w/Lab

(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

CHEM244
Quantitative Analysis

(4 credits)

CS195 +
CS133JS
Web Authoring I + Javascript I
(taken together, equivalent to CS210 + 4 CS elective credits - non/lab)
(4 credits each)

G100
Fundamentals of Geology w/out Lab
(3 credits)

G101,
G102,

G103
Introduction to Geology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

GEOG100
Introduction to Physical Geography w/out lab
(3 credits)

GS104,
GS105,
GS106,
GS107,
GS108

Physical Science w/lab
(4 credits each)

PH201,
PH202,

PH203

General Physics w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

PH211,
PH212,

PH213

General Physics/ Calculus w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

SC210
Environmental Resources w/lab
(4 credits)

Career Pathways Notes:

B This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (13 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

* Only one credit of ED180 is required in for the ECE Basic Career Pathways Certificate of Completion. One more credit is required for this program.

I This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Intermediate Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (35 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

C This course is listed in the graduation requirements for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate of Completion (54 credits). Students who have completed this certificate should speak to their advisor to see how many credits can be applied to this program.

Elective
= Elective   
Rogue Community College - RCC ECE AS in Early Childhood Development wSOU
This POST was designed based on
RCC's 2013-2014 graduation guide for the Associate of Science (AS) Degree Articulated with the Early Childhood Development Program at Southern Oregon University.
This program requires 108-112 credits.
(Last updated: 7/15/2013)
Starting Considerations
Click on a course to view course descriptions and prerequisites.
Additional classes may be required before entering some course. Entrance is based on placement test scores.
Prereqs

Approved 3-4 credit computer science class,
CS120 1
Concepts in Computing I
--OR--
above
--OR--
demonstrate computer proficiency
(0-4 credits)

RD30
College Reading II
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

MTH95
Intermediate Algebra
--OR--
designated placement test score as shown on current indicator chart
(4 credits)

PSY1012
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

WR115
Introduction to Expository Writing
--OR--
designated placement test score
(3 credits)

First Year Required Courses
First Term

ECE100
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
(3 credits)

ECE152
Fostering Creativity
(3 credits)

ECE154
Children's Literature
(3 credits)

ECE161
Infant/Toddler Development
(3 credits)

ED170
Introductory Practicum
(1 credit)

LIB127
Introduction to Library Research Methods
(1 credit)

WR121
English
Composition I

(4 credits)

Second Term

ECE151
Guiding Children in Group Settings
(3 credits)

ECE163
Preschool/ Primary Development (ECE)
(3 credits)

ECE175
Developmentally Appropriate Practices (ECE)
(3 credits)

ED170
Introductory Practicum
(1 credit)

WR122
English
Composition II

(4 credits)

Approved humanities  elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Third Term

ECE240
Play-based Learning
(3 credits)

ECE241
Promoting Cognitive Development
(3 credits)

ECE243
Promoting Child Health and Physical Development
(3 credits)

ECE254
Preschool Curriculum
--OR--
ECE255
Infant/ Toddler Materials and Activities
--OR--
ECE256

Primary Curriculum
(3 credits)

HE250
Personal Health
--OR--
HPE295
Health and Fitness
for Life

(3 credits)

SP111
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
--OR--
SP218
Interpersonal Communication
(4 credits)

Second Year Required Courses
Fourth Term

ECE246
Child, Family, and Community
(3 credits)

ECE248
Children with Disabilities and Their Families
(3 credits)

ECE266
Spanish for Early Childhood/ Elementary Professionals
(3 credits)

ECE275
Anti-Bias Education
(3 credits)

MTH243
Probability and Statistics
--OR--
other approved math elective
(4 credits)

Approved
science (w/lab)
elective
(4 credits)


See choices below

Fifth Term

ECE244
Observation and Assessment
(3 credits)

ECE285
The Early Childhood Professional
(3 credits)

ECE288
Early Literacy
(3 credits)

SOC213
Multicultural America
--OR--
other approved social science elective
(3-4 credits)

Approved humanities  elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Approved
science
elective
(4 credits)


See choices below

Sixth Term

ECE245
Promoting Social and Emotional Development of Young Children
(3 credits)

ECE261
Advanced Practicum I and Seminar
(3 credits)

ECE265
Children at Risk
(3 credits)

Approved humanities  elective
(3-4 credits)


See choices below

Approved
science
elective
(4 credits)


See choices below

Approved Program Electives

ECE250 
Infant/Toddler Environments
--OR--
ECE251
Preschool Primary Environments
(3 credits)

ECE280
Cooperative Work Experience/ Early Childhood Education
(variable credits)

SPAN101,
SPAN102,

SPAN103

First Year
Spanish

(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

SPAN201
Second Year
Spanish I

(4 credits)

Notes

1 Successful completion of CS101 or CS120, or otherwise meeting the proficiency requirement within the last 10 years, fulfills this requirement.

2 Required for graduation

Approved Humanities Electives

Complete at least three courses from the following list.
(9-12 credits)

ART204,
ART205
,
ART206

History of Art
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ART211
Survey of
Visual Arts

(Art Appreciation)
(3 credits)

ENG104,
ENG105,
ENG106
Introduction to Literature

(4 credits each)

ENG107,
ENG108,
ENG109
World Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG201,
ENG202,

ENG203

Shakespeare
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG204,
ENG205,

ENG206

Survey of English Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG244
Introduction to Asian American Literature
(4 credits)

ENG253,
ENG254,

ENG255

Survey of American Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

ENG257
African American Literature
(4 credits)

ENG260
Introduction to Women Writers
(4 credits)

ENG261
Literature of Science Fiction
(4 credits)

ENG275
The Bible as Literature
(4 credits)

FA101
Introduction to Motion Pictures
(4 credits)

FR201,
FR202,

FR203

Second Year French
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

HUM101,
HUM102,

HUM103,

Introduction to Humanities
I, II, III

(4 credits each)

HUM215,
HUM216,

HUM217,

HUM218,

HUM219

Native American Arts and Cultures

Peoples of Mexico)
(4 credits each)

MUS105
Music
Music Appreciation

(3 credits)

MUS108
Music in World Cultures
(4 credits)

MUS201,
MUS202,
MUS203
Introduction to Music and Its Literature
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

MUS205,
MUS206

Introduction to Jazz/Rock Music and Its Literature
(3 credits each)

MUS261,
MUS262,
MUS263

Music History
(I, II, III)
(3 credits each)

PHL101
PHL102
PHL103

Philosophical Problems/
Ethics/
Critical Reasoning

(4 credits)

REL201
World Religions
(4 credits)

REL243
Nature, Religon and Ecology
(4 credits)

SP100
Basic Communication

(3 credits)<

SP115
Introduction to Intercultural Communication
(4 credits)

SPAN201,
SPAN202,

SPAN203

Second Year
Spanish

(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

Approved Quantitative Reasoning/Math

Complete at least one course, 4-5 credits. MTH211, MTH212, and MTH213 are required for applications to the Master of Arts in Teaching MAT program at SOU.
(4-5 credits)

MTH105
Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics
(4 credits)

MTH111
College Algebra
(4 credits)

MTH112
Elementary Functions
(5 credits)

MTH211 + MTH212
Fundamentals of Elementary
Math I and II

(must take both)
(5 credits each)

MTH243
Probability and Statistics
(4 credits)

MTH251
Calculus I (Differential)
(5 credits)

Approved Science Electives

Complete at least three courses, two of which must have labs, from the following list.
(11-15 credits)

BI100
Introductory Biology w/out Lab
(3 credits)

BI100SB
 Biologyof Human Body Systems
(3 credits)

BI101,
BI102
,
BI103

Introduction to Biology (non-majors) w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI109
Marine Animals and Plants w/Lab
(4 credits)

BI121,
BI122

Elementary Anatomy and Physiology w/Lab
(I, II)
(4 credits each)

BI149
Human Genetics w/out lab
(3 credits)

BI211,
BI212,

BI213

Principles of Biology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI231,
BI232,

BI233

Anatomy and Physiology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

BI234,
Microbiology w/Lab
(4 credits each)

BI272
Introduction to Ecology w/Lab
(4 credits)

CHEM104,
CHEM105,
CHEM106

Introductory Chemistry w/Lab and recitation
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

CHEM221,
CHEM222,
CHEM
223
General Chemistry w/Lab
and recitation
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

CHEM244
Quantitative Analysis

(4 credits)

CS195 +
CS133JS
Web Authoring I + Javascript I
(taken together, equivalent to CS210 + 4 CS elective credits - non/lab)
(4 credits each)

G100
Fundamentals of Geology w/out Lab
(3 credits)

G101,
G102,

G103
Introduction to Geology w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(4 credits each)

GEOG100
Introduction to Physical Geography w/out lab
(3 credits)

GS104,
GS105,
GS106,
GS107,
GS108

Physical Science w/lab
(4 credits each)

PH201,
PH202,

PH203

General Physics w/Lab
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

PH211,
PH212,

PH213

General Physics w/Laband Recitation
(Calculus Based)
(I, II, III)
(5 credits each)

SC210
Environmental Resources w/lab
(4 credits)

Approved Social Science Electives

Complete at least one course from the following list.
(3 credits)

ANTH110
ANTH150
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology/
Archaeology

(4 credits each)

BA101
Introduction to Business
(3 credits)

CJ101/SOC244
Introduction to Criminology
(4 credits)

CJ120
Introduction to the Judicial Process

(4 credits)

CJ243/ SOC243
Drugs, Crime and Addiction
(4 credits)

ECON115
Introduction to Economics
(3 credits)

ECON201,
ECON202
Introduction to Microeconomics/ Macroeconomics
(4 credits each)

GEOG110
Introduction to Cultural and Human Geography
(3 credits)

GEOG120
World Regional Geography
(3 credits)

HST104,
HST105
History of World Civilization

(I, II)
(4 credits each)

HST201,
HST202

History of the
United States

(I, II)
(4 credits each)

IS110,
IS111
Introduction to International Studies I
(3 credits each)

PS201,
PS202,

PS203

U. S. Government
(I, II, III)
(3 credits each)

PSY101
Psychology of Human Relations
(3 credits)

PSY119
Life Processes
(4 credits)

PSY201,
PSY202,

PSY203
General Psychology
(I, II, III)
(4-4-3 credits)

PSY215
Life Span Human Development
(4 credits)

PSY219
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

(4 credits)

PSY231
Human Sexuality
(3 credits)

SOC204,
SOC205
Introduction to Sociology
(4 credits)

SOC211
Social Deviance and Social Control
(3 credits)

SOC218
Sociology of Gender
(3 credits)

SOC225
Social Problems
(4 credits)

SOC230
Introduction to Gerontology
(4 credits)