Program Requirements

Hours: 48

The Teaching major with a concentration in Inclusive Early Childhood Education is offered to the student who holds a bachelor’s degree and is interested in working with young children (3 to 8 years of age, who are developing typically or atypically) and with their families and community agencies. The early childhood professional can obtain licensure and/or a master’s degree through the program. Graduates who earn this master’s degree are prepared to teach young children in public or private schools as well as in other settings, such as educational assessment and tutoring clinics, residential facilities, camps, or community agencies. Part-time study is available for traditional IEC graduate students. Full-time study is available in the accelerated (TEAM) format only.


EDU 500Statistics and Research (3)

EDU 501Educational Psychology (3)

EDU 600Integrative Project (1)

EDU 602Ethics for Educators (3)


EDU 644Graduate Student Teaching (6)

IEC 510Assess/Diag of Young Child (3)

IEC 530Integrating Science and Social Studies through Content Reading (3)

IEC 552Math Curriculum and Methods for Early Childhood (3)

IEC 630Promoting Young Children's Development (3)

RDG 530Phonics/Linguistics (3)

RDG 538Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Problems (3)

RDG 540Fluency and Comprehension Development in Reading (3)

SED 515Human Exceptionalities Across the Lifespan (3)

SED 521Communication Develop & Theories for Multicultural Environments (3)

SED 631Collaborative Practices in Multicultural Special Education (3)

TEAM-IEC Students Only

IEC 642IEC Apprenticeship I (1)

IEC 643IEC Apprenticeship II (1)

Traditional IEC Students Only

IEC 533Inclusive Early Childhood Literacy Practicum (1)

IEC 534Inclusive Early Childhood Integrating Curriculum Practicum (1)

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***