Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Diploma Semester Plan
First Year Course Schedule
|IEC 101-Orientation to Early Childhood Ed.||3|
|IEC 130-Early Childhood Development||3|
|Digital Literacy OR demonstrated competency||0-3|
|Written Communication OR
Oral Communication OR
|IEC 102-Foundations of Early Childhood Ed.||3|
|IEC 170-Observation and Assessment||3|
|IEC 180-Approaches to Early Childhood Education Curriculum||3|
|IEC 200-Child Guidance||3|
Second Year Course Schedule
|IEC 216-Language & Literacy in IECE||3|
|IEC 246-Sciences and Mathematics for IECE||3|
|IEC 235-Introduction to Inclusive Education||3|
|IEC 221-Creative Expressions in IECE||3|
|Pick two (2) of the following:
IEC 210 – Families & Communities in Early Childhood Education OR
IEC 230 – Business Administration of ECE Programs** OR
IEC 240 – Administration of Early Childhood Education OR
IEC 250 – School Age Child Care OR
IEC 260 – Infant and Toddler Education and Programming
**BAS 200 can be substituted for IEC 230
|IEC 291-IECE Practicum/Cooperative Education||3|
|Social/Behavioral Science OR
When seeking a specific certificate, consultant your advisor when choosing between IEC 210, 240, or 250.
Students must earn a “C” or higher in each of the IEC courses in order to graduate.
Students may also earn certificates within this program. Please ask your advisor about earning these credentials.
Curriculum in the KCTCS system is routinely reviewed and updated to ensure quality and relevance. This check sheet should be used only as a guide for meeting the course requirements for each credential. See your advisor to confirm course requirements.
Revised August. 2020