The mission of Tennessee Temple University is to provide Christ-centered
higher education that transforms lives academically and spiritually for the glory of God.
Early Childhood Concentration (PreK-3)
The early childhood education program is a 60 hour degree program designed to prepare students for work with children in nursery schools, daycare centers, preschool programs, and primary grades (PreK-3).
All early childhood education majors must complete General Education Core Requirements, General Electives, and the Early Childhood Education requirements (methods courses and field experiences).
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATIONAL STUDIES (13 credit hours)
ACAD-1001 Success Orientation
CHMN-1011 Christian Life and Evangelism
CISS-1003 Computer Fundamentals
ENGL-1013 English Composition I
ENGL-1023 English Composition II
GENERAL CORE CURRICULUM (18-19 credit hours)
BIBL-1113 Old Testament Survey
BIBL-1413 New Testament Survey
THEO-3113 Bible Doctrines I
THEO-3123 Bible Doctrines II
Literature Selections (Requirement satisfied by ENGL-3603 Children's Literature
Laboratory Science Selection
MAJOR COURSE REQUIREMENTS (24 credit hours)
EDUC-2023 Exceptional Children in Regular Classroom
EDUC-2113 Working with Families of Young Children
EDUC-2123 Assessment of Young Children
EDUC-2133 Early Childhood Curriculum Development
EDUC-4013 Classroom Management
ENGL-3603 Children's Literature
EDUC-3103 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
PSYC-2223 Infant and Child Development
PHED-1303 Human Nutrition, Wellness, & Safety
General Elective Requirements
GENERAL ELECTIVES (5-6 credit hours)
PROGRAM TOTAL = 60 credit hours
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