The Early Childhood Education program provides students with the skills, techniques, and competencies instrumental in the development of healthy and happy children. It begins with courses in the social sciences and communications, psychology, and child development. These subjects are designed to give you a solid foundation on which to develop your career in early childhood education.The next phase is instruction in curriculum development for infants, toddlers and preschoolers; guidance procedures; selecting and using children’s literature; literacy development; creative expression and play; health and nutrition; home and school relations; exceptional children; movement and music; cultural diversity; and much more. Your carefully selected texts are filled with photos and illustrations that help each subject come alive. Real-world case studies and examples are designed to show you practical applications of key concepts.
Total Credits Required
63 credit hours as specified on ECE degree plan
GRE or High School Diploma.
Specific Technology Requirements
Computer access is required.
A fast, reliable connection is required.
An active email account is required.
United Tribes Technical College 3315 University Dr. Bismark ND 58504
We have an articulation agreement with all of the universities/colleges in ND that offer Early Childhood Education courses. Courses are aligned with NAEYC standards so most courses from accredited institutions will transfer – up to 32 credits if they have been completed within the past 5 years.
All of the faculty in the Early Childhood Education program have graduate degrees in the field of education, a wealth of classroom experience, and teaching license for the state of North Dakota. They are also certified in vocational education by the state of North Dakota.