Education of Young Children ProgramPhoto of EYC students


Program Coordinator
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
910-962-4182 Phone
910-962-3988 Fax
kermanih@uncw.edu

Education of Young Children
Department of Early Childhood
& Special Education
Watson College of Education
UNCW
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Recommended Degree Schedule

Sample schedule regarding degree requirements >
Complete list of courses and descriptions >

Basic Studies (45 Hours)
English Composition
Physical Education
Humanities
Fine Arts
Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences


Interdisciplinary Specialty (46 Hours)

EDN 302 Child Observation and Assessment (3)
EDNL 302 Field Experience in Early Childhood Education (1)
EDN 380 Play and Cultural Arts (3)
EDN 382 Literacy Development in the Early Years (3)
EDN 383 Mathematics and Science for the Early Years (3)
EDNL 388  Field Experience in Kindergarten Classroom (1)
EDN 424 Child Guidance (3)
EDN 430 Preschool Curriculum (3)
EDN 450 Infant and Toddler Program Models (3)
EDNL 450 Field Experience in Infant/Toddler Education (1)
EDN 451 Adaptive Practice in Early Childhood (3)
EDNL 451 Field Experience: Working with Children with Special Needs (1)
EDN 452    Early Intervention (3)
EDN 460 Administration of Preschool Programs (3)
NSG 345 Health Maintainance Needs of Young Children (3)
PSY 320 Psychology of Infancy and Early Childhood (3)
PSY 322 Psychology of Exceptional Children (3) or
SED 250 Introduction to Special Education (3)
SWK 311 Child Abuse and Neglect (3)

Interdisciplinary Core (19 Hours)

BIO 160 Genetics in Human Affairs (3)
EDN 200 Teacher, School & Society (3)
EDN 200L Field Studies (1)
EDN 204 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)
EDN 303 Instructional Technology (3)
PSY 220 Child Psychology (3) or
PSY 223 Life Span and Human Development (3)
SOC 349 Sociology of Childhood (3) or
SOC 345 Sociology of the Family (3)

Professional Semester (14 Hours)

EDN 463 Child, Family & Teacher Relations (2)
EDN 465 Practicum: Education in Young Children (12)

Electives (124 hours)

Attention should be given to prerequisites in selection of courses in Basic Studies, the Interdisciplinary Core, Specialty, and Professional areas.

Not all of the EDN courses are offered each semester. Please check with your advisor to ensure the proper sequencing of courses.