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 and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. 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
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
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
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
ENV-105 Environmental Science I/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.