Early Childhood Development - Courses

This Bachelor of Arts degree completion program requires all 39 units in the major be earned at Fresno Pacific University. The 85 units of general education requirements and general education electives/free electives (IGETC) complete the degree with a total of 124 units.

BIB 314*Jesus and the Christian Community3 units
Required Courses
Semester 1
ECD 305 Early Child Growth and Development 3 units
ECD 300 Child, Family and Community 3 units
ECD 310 Human Diversity and Relations 3 units
ECD 483 Child Observation Practicum (online) 3 units
Semester 2
ECD 400 Children's Play and Learning Theory 3 units
ECD 430 Early Childhood Physical Education Methods 3 units
ECD 420 Guidance in Social and Emotional Behaviors 3 units
ECD 440 Students with Exceptionalities in School and Community 3 units
Semester 3
BIB 436 Biblical Perspectives 3 units
ECD 450 Children's Art and Literature 3 units
ECD 460 Math and Science for Young Children 3 units
ECD 470 Curriculum Development for Early Childhood Education 3 units

*This co-requisite course must be taken prior to the Biblical Perspectives course, either concurrently with cohort courses in semester 1 or prior to cohort start.


For course descriptions, please refer to the university catalog. Courses are listed alphabetically by course code in the back of the catalog.