Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Education Concentration

Associate in Arts Professional Studies - Early Childhood Education

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
EDU-102 Becoming a Teacher
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Satisfies Learning Community Requirement.

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

PSY-101 Principles of Psychology
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Area 2)

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ECE-103 Child Growth and Development
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one MAT course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu.

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

EDU-201 Introduction and Foundations of Education
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: RDG-095 and ENG-095

LIT-217 Children’s Literature
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Prerequisites: ENG-111

HIS-151 US History: From Colonization to the Civil War
HIS-152 U.S. History: Reconstruction to Present
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

MAT-172 Contemporary Math I
3

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
EDU-220 Practicum in Instruction
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: EDU-201

BIO-105 Introduction to Biology
BIO-108 Human Biology/Lab
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 and MAT-093

ECE-212 Family and Community Involvement in ECE
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ECE103 plus three (3) ECE or EDU courses or equivalent. - Must be completed prior to taking this course. 

Elective-1 Career Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

See semester advising note

LIT-218 Children’s Literature II
3

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
ENV-105 Environmental Science/Lab
4

Prerequisites : ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 and MAT-093

ECE-211 The Young Child with Special Needs
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ECE-103 plus 3 ECE or EDU courses or equivalent

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose and course from the Creative Work Menu

ECE-207 Literacy Development and Learning
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ECE103 plus 3 ECE or EDU courses or equivalent

HIS-111 History of the Pre-Modern World
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: May 28, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Describe the interaction of history, culture, literature, economics, and science as studied within a broad liberal arts curriculum.
  • Demonstrate a mastery in reading and writing/ literacy skills and the organization of critical thinking and problem solving behaviors.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this concentration may qualify to transfer to four-year colleges or universities as juniors. Potential teaching careers include teacher aid; early elementary, later elementary, middle school and high school teaching; preschool and kindergarten teaching; and special education teaching. Students must obtain a bachelor’s degree as the minimum requirement for entry into these fields. Graduate work may be necessary, as well.