B.S.E. in Early Childhood Education – ESOL concentration

Program Information

  • P-5 certification, Early Childhood Education
  • ESOL Endorsement

The Early Childhood Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Early Childhood Education.  Major coursework is divided into three “blocks”—groups of classes taught during the same semester.  Extensive field work throughout the program culminates in a full semester of student teaching.  This is a full-time, day-time only program.

Suggested Schedule of Courses

This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the current catalog.  This guide is not a substitute for academic advisement — contact your advisement office if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements.  Also see the Undergraduate Catalog for a complete list of requirements and electives to choose from. 

Students may choose to attend a summer term to reduce their load during fall or spring semesters but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


Year 1

Term 1

Course Hours

ENGL 1101

3

MATH 1101 or Higher

3

Lab Science “A”

4

GSU 1010

3

Area B Course

2
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

ENGL 1102

3

Social Science Elective

3

Lab Science “B”

4

POLS 1101

3

HIST 2110

3

Area B Course

2
Total Hours 18

Milestones

  • Complete all Area A requirements

Year 2

Term 1

Course Hours

Area E Global Issues

3

Area D Math/Science Elective

3

Area C Course

3

EDUC 2110

3

MATH 2008

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

Area C Course

3

EDUC 2120

3

EDUC 2130

3

ISCI 2001

3

ISCI 2002

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Georgia State University GPA of 2.75 or higher is required for the Early Childhood program
  • Complete English core and Area F with a C or higher
  • Complete the GACE exam with a passing score
  • With the completion of Term 4, students will apply to the ECE Teacher Education program.

Year 3

Term 1

Course Hours

ECE 3021

3

ECE 3255

3

ECE 3600

3

ECE 3661

3

AE 2300/MUS 2300

3

MATH 3050

3
Total Hours 18

Term 2

Course Hours

ECE 3601

6

ECE 3606

3

ECE 3607

3

ECE 3662

3

MATH 3090

3
Total Hours 18

Milestones

  • Meet with Faculty Advisor
  • Register with Career Services Office

Year 4

Term 1

Course Hours

ECE 3602

3

ECE 3605

3

ECE 3360

3

ECE 3363

3

ECE 4650

0

ECE 3440

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

ECE 4662

12
Total Hours 12

Milestones

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