IX. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc.), Major Early Childhood Studies - Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Schedule of Studies

Note: All courses are weighted 0.50 credits unless noted otherwise.

Semester 1

AHSS*1110 [0.50] Introductory Psychology: Dynamics
AHSS*1130 [0.50] Principles of Sociology
AHSS*1290 [0.50] University Writing Skills for Early Childhood Studies
ECS*1000 [0.50] Foundations of Early Childhood
ECS*1010 [0.50] Infant and Toddler Development

Semester 2

AHSS*1120 [0.50] Introductory Psychology: Principles
ECS*1030 [0.50] Field Practicum I
ECS*1050 [0.50] Early and Middle Childhood Development
ECS*1060 [0.50] Health and Safety in Early Childhood Settings
ECS*1070 [0.50] Children and Play

Semester 3

ECS*2010 [0.50] Observing and Recording Children’s Behaviour
ECS*2050 [0.50] Curriculum Development I - Early Childhood
ECS*2080 [0.50] Social Justice in the Field of Early Childhood Studies
SCMA*2020 [0.50] Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology
SCMA*2040 [0.50] Research Methods for Social Science

Semester 4

ECS*2000 [0.50] Parent-Child Relations
ECS*2040 [0.50] Field Practicum II
ECS*2060 [0.50] Curriculum Development II: School-Age Children
ECS*2070 [0.50] Children with Exceptionalities
0.50 electives

Semester 5

ECS*3030 [0.50] Field Practicum III
ECS*3090 [0.50] Family Perspectives
ECS*3100 [0.50] Implementing Interventions for Children
ECS*3110 [0.50] Mental Health and Trauma in Early Childhood Studies
SCMA*3040 [0.50] Quantitative Methods for Social Science

Semester 6

ECS*3020 [0.50] Counselling and Communication in Family Consultation
ECS*3050 [0.50] Child Care and Public Policy
ECS*3060 [0.50] Field Practicum IV
ECS*3080 [0.50] Assessment and Intervention with Children and Families
0.50 electives

Semester 7

ECS*4010 [0.50] Inter-Professional Collaboration in Early Childhood Settings
ECS*4070 [1.00] Field Practicum V
ECS*4100 [0.50] Advocacy and Leadership in Early Childhood
0.50 electives

Semester 8

ECS*4030 [0.50] Professional Issues in Early Childhood Studies
ECS*4040 [0.50] Program Development, Administration, and Evaluation
ECS*4080 [1.00] Field Practicum VI
0.50 electives
University of Guelph
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1