B.S. in Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

We share your passion for enriching the lives of young children through teaching excellence, and understand your desire to meet all of their needs. SCF is committed to helping you earn the credentials that will help advance your career in education. Find your professional place by pursing a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.

What you’ll study
As you progress through the early childhood education program, you will demonstrate subject knowledge through field experiences and internships. Learn Lesson planning and management skills that you’ll use every day.

What you’ll learn
You will learn to create environments that are healthy, respectful and age appropriate. You will also develop an understanding and value the diversity of children and their families. Your final three courses will be an intensive internship which will prepare you to enter or advance in the field.

Where it can take you
Our program is uniquely designed for students seeking employment in the field of early childhood services. The program fulfills the legal requirements implemented for Head Start teachers and directors, as well as teachers in Florida Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten programs. Successful completion of this program will prepare you for the Florida Teacher Certification. Create your own style of teaching while meeting state and national standards and connect with the joy of learning.

How to transition
Admissions Requirement:
* 2.0 GPA
* Completion of 45 semester hours; including 1 Area II Mathematics, ENC 1101, EEC 1000, 1001, 1601 and 1319 with a C or higher

Admissions Process
Current SCF Students:
1. Sign on to MY SCF
2. Select “Banner Self ‐ Service”
3. Select “Apply for Admission to Limited Access and Baccalaureate Programs”
4. Select “Display Application Information”
5. Application Type "BS Early Childhood Education"
6. Complete the Application Process

Non SCF Student:
Apply to SCF


Info Sessions
Info sessions are a great place to learn about SCF education programs, talk with faculty, staff and administrators and receive answers to your questions. Upcoming event will be listed as they are scheduled:

Fall 2017 Early Childhood Education Info Sessions

Program Director: Dr. April L. Fleming
Lakewood Ranch 

Program Assistant: Linda Baxter-Plank
941-408-1412 Venice

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