Early Childhood B.A. with a Concentration in Special Education

General Education Requirements
Major Core Requirements
Special Education Emphasis
Total Units0

Early Childhood Major Core Requirements

Lower Division
Upper Division

 Special Education Concentration Requirements

Emphasis Requirements 1
ECED-305The Exceptional Child and the Inclusive Classroom3
ECED-306Exceptional Children: Teaching Language Arts, Math and Science for Students With Severe Disabilities3
ECED-420Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis: Autism3
ECED-425Functional Assessment and Evaluation for Exceptional Learners3
Total Units12

Disclaimer: This sample Multi-Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. Vanguard University requires that students complete a minimum of 120 units of required course work as outlined on the Requirements tab in order to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the School for Professional Studies. 


Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
ECED-100 Cornerstone for Early Childhood Education 2
ECED-300 Guiding the Young Child's Behavior 3
ECED-315 Math and Science for the Young Child 3
 Units8
Year 1 Term 2
ECED-320 Language and Literacy for Young Children 3
ECED-PLELCTECED Elective 3
ECED-305 The Exceptional Child and the Inclusive Classroom 3
 Units9
Year 1 Term 3
ECED-306 Exceptional Children: Teaching Language Arts, Math and Science for Students With Severe Disabilities 3
ECED-PLELCTECED Elective 3
ECED-327 STEM/STEAM: Arts and Creative Learning for the Young Child 3
 Units9
Year 2 Term 1
ECED-400 Early Communication Skills and Literacy In Multilingual Communities 3
ECED-PLELCTECED Elective 3
ECED-405 Advanced Curriculum Design and Development in Early Childhood Education 3
 Units9
Year 2 Term 2
ECED-460 Advanced Practicum I 3
ECED-PLELCTECED Elective 3
ECED-420 Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis: Autism 3
 Units9
Year 2 Term 3
ECED-425 Functional Assessment and Evaluation for Exceptional Learners 3
ECED-465 Advanced Practicum II 3
ECED-499 Capstone for Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Arts Degree 3
 Units9
 Total Units53