Bachelor of Early Childhood Care & Education Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both
    ECCE 100-Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 27.00
    Required: 27.00
    EDUC 121 Introduction to Centre Administration 3.00  
    EDUC 159 Working with Young Children in Inclusive Group Settings 3.00  
    EDUC 166 Child Development I 3.00  
    EDUC 168 Child Development II 3.00  
    EDUC 173 Curriculum Development I 3.00  
    EDUC 178 Caring & Learning in Early Years Settings 3.00  
    EDUC 179 Guiding Young Children 3.00  
    EDUC 183 Curriculum Development II 3.00  
    EDUC 190 Observing & Recording: Thinking with the E.L.F. 3.00  
    ECCE 200-Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.50
    Required: 18.50
    EDUC 240 Advanced Child Development 3.00  
    EDUC 244 Theoretical Perspectives 3.00  
    EDUC 251 Centre Operations 3.00  
    EDUC 276 Applied Theory - Practicum I 3.00  
    EDUC 277 Applied Theory - Practicum II 3.50  
    EDUC 281 Family, School and Community 3.00  
    ECCE 300-Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 31.00
    Required: 3.00
    EDUC 373 Inquiry-Based Learning in ECCE 3.00  
    Choose 16.00 credits from the following list: 16.00
    Note: Students are required to take two of the following options for a minimum of 16 credits.
    a) Infant Toddler (IT): EDUC 348 Program Planning, Physical Care and Safety for Infants and Toddlers (3.00 cr), and EDUC 349 Applied Theory Infant/Toddler Practicum (5.00 cr) 8.00  
    b) Inclusive Practice (IP): EDUC 354 Planning for Inclusive Practice (3.00 cr), and EDUC 390 Applied Theory: Inclusive Practice Practicum (5.00 cr) 8.00  
    c) Advanced Practice I: EDUC 381 Applied Theory: Advanced Practice in Early Years I (5.00 cr), and EDUC or department approved non-EDUC credits at the 100-level or higher (3.00 cr) 8.00  
    d) Advanced Practice II: EDUC 382 Applied Theory: Advanced Practice in Early Years II (5.00 cr), and EDUC or department approved non-EDUC credits at the 100-level or higher (3.00 cr) 8.00  
    e) Coursework: EDUC at the 300- or 400-level 9.00  
    Choose 12.00 credits from the following list: 12.00
    EDUC 375 Early Childhood: Children, Culture and Globalization 3.00  
    EDUC 376 Global Perspectives on Literature and Literacy 3.00  
    EDUC 379 Pedagogista Studies: Role of the Pedagogista 3.00  
    EDUC 380 Advanced Studies of the Pedagogista 3.00  
    EDUC 383 Curriculum - Outdoor Environments 3.00  
    EDUC 384 Curriculum: Numeracy in the Early Years 3.00  
    EDUC 385 Advanced Curriculum Studies 3.00  
    EDUC 386 Pedagogista Studies: Engaging with the West Coast 3.00  
    EDUC 388 The Pedagogical Practice of Pedagogical Narrations 3.00  
    ECCE 400-Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 21.00
    Required: 9.00
    EDUC 473 Teacher as Researcher 3.00  
    EDUC 475 Graduating Seminar 6.00  
    Choose 12.00 credits from the following list: 12.00
    EDUC 470 Issues and Perspectives on Young Children, Families & ECCE 3.00  
    EDUC 471 Leadership, Advocacy and Policy in ECCE 3.00  
    EDUC 472 Contemporary Issues in ECCE 3.00  
    EDUC 473 Teacher as Researcher 3.00  
    EDUC 474 Social Justice and Ethics in ECCE 3.00  
    EDUC 476 Atelierista Studies: Studio Research in ECCE 3.00  
    EDUC 477 Atelierista Studies: Young Children and the Arts 3.00  
    EDUC 483 Curriculum: Outdoor Environments II 3.00  
    Breadth Requirements   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 24.00
    Total Program Credits 121.50
    Required: 24.00
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    ENGL or CMNS 100-level or higher 3.00  
    Quantitative/Analytical course 3.00  
    University-level Elective 100-level or higher 15.00  

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