Early Childhood B.A. with a Concentration in STEM/STEAM

General Educational Core Requirements37-58
Major Core Requirements39
STEM/STEAM Concentration 12
Electives32-11
Total Units120

Early Childhood Major Core Requirements

Lower Division
Upper Division
ECED-300Guiding the Young Child's Behavior3
ECED-301Infant and Toddler: Development and Theory3
ECED-305The Exceptional Child and the Inclusive Classroom3
ECED-316STEM/STEAM: Math for the Young Child3
ECED-320Language and Literacy for Young Children3
ECED-322STEM/STEAM: Science for the Young Child3
ECED-400Early Communication Skills and Literacy In Multilingual Communities3
ECED-405Advanced Curriculum Design and Development in Early Childhood Education3
ECED-460Advanced Practicum I3
ECED-499Capstone for Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Arts Degree3
EC Upper Division Electives9
Total Units39

STEM/STEAM Concentration Requirements

ECED-316STEM/STEAM: Math for the Young Child3
ECED-322STEM/STEAM: Science for the Young Child3
ECED-327STEM/STEAM: Arts and Creative Learning for the Young Child3
ECED-345STEM/STEAM: Technology and Engineering for the Young Child3
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.