First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
ECE100 M 3
PSY101 M 3
SOC106 M 3
    Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning or
Natural or Physical Science
3/4
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
ECE105 M 3
ECE201 M 3
PSY201 M 3
    Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning or
Natural or Physical Science
3/4
Third Semester Credits
ENL120   3
ECE202 M 3
ECE206 M 1
ECE221   3
ECE291   2
COM103   3
Fourth Semster Credits
SOC210 (or)
SOC215 (or)
SOC208
 
Marriage and Family (or)
Social Problems (or)
Race, Gender and Class in the United States

SOC210 Marriage & Family: Sociology of Family Interaction and Organization
Credits: 3

Study of the social aspects of family life and the impact of society upon families. Topics include historical forms of family life, varieties of contemporary families, the effects of changing cultural values and economic forces upon the daily life and stability of families, gender, the social psychology of love and romance, sex, parenting, and divorce. The course also covers family policy issues.

Prerequisite: SOC106

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

Offered: Fall

SOC215 Social Problems
Credits: 3

This course provides a sociological analysis of the structure and function of contemporary education. Although some comparative cultural/historical data will be used, the focus is on education in America today. Students will explore theoretical approaches to the sociology of education, stratification of schools both externally (public/private, suburban/urban) and internally (tracking, socialization, and more), the culture of schools, the relationship between education and issues of class, ethnicity and gender, and the sociology of educational alternatives and reform.

Prerequisite: SOC106

Offered: Varies

SOC208 Race, Gender and Class in the United States
Credits: 3

This course examines the intertwining constructs of race, class, and gender, and their effects on the social and economic experiences of groups or persons. Through a focus on racial formation in U.S. history, students examine dominant ethnic identity and the histories of diverse ethnic groups. Students analyze how race, class, and gender shape individuals' personal identities and access to institutional settings. Ideologies and achievements of diverse ethnic groups are compared.

Prerequisite: SOC106

Offered: Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

3
ECE230   6
   
Early Childhood Education Elective
  • ECE115 Literacy and the Young Child
  • ECE200 Teaching Infants and Toddlers
  • ECE211 Curriculm Strategies for Teaching Math and Science to Young Children
  • ECE242 Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education
3
    Elective 3
Total Credits 60

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.