Bachelor of Arts in Education Early Childhood Education
Launch your career as a professional in the field of Early Childhood Education at Eastern Nazarene College. The ECE program prepares you to have a positive impact in the lives of young children and their families. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and skills needed for classroom success. We provide the academic framework that guides developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood settings and our program is aligned with the course content necessary for licensure with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Learn more about our Early Childhood Education BA degree by calling us at 617-774-6800.

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Core Courses
EC220 Early Childhood Observation and Assessment
EC225 Early Childhood Curriculum & Methods: Infant/Toddler
EC230 Early Childhood Curriculum & Methods: Preschool
EC242 Child Development
EC299p Practicum Seminar I
EC306 Math for the Early Childhood Classroom
EC308 Literacy and Language Development
EC311 Special Needs in Early Childhood
EC320 Early Childhood Classroom Management
EC390 Child Care Policy & Management
EC391 School, Family, and Community
EC392 Supervision & Administration of Child Care Facilities
EC395 Health, Safety & Nutrition in Early Childhood Programs
EC495 Special Topics in Early Childhood
EC499p Practicum Seminar II
ED210e Foundations of Education
ED310 Educational Psychology

* 15 credits of electives

Liberal Art Courses

CC110 Foundations for Lifelong Learning
CP150 Christian Tradition
CP195 West in the World: 1500
CP245 Literature and Culture
CP250 Bible in Current Perspective
CP290 East/West Philosophy & Globalization
CP325 Epoch Making Events in Science
CP350 World Religions
CP410 Living Issues
CS115 Introduction to Digital Literacy
EN101 English Composition I
EN102 English Composition II
CH202 Environmental Science
LA300e Professional Communication for Educators
MA101 Math Explorations
MU204 Introduction to Music
SP101 Elementary Spanish I
SP102 Elementary Spanish II
SW312 Marriage & Family Relations
    First Aid/CPR
    PE requirement
Quincy Old Colony Campus 

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