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Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Launch your career as a proponent of education and child development with your bachelor's degree . you will discover all the wonders of early childhood education as you learn ways to support children during a pivotal time of academic and personal growth. Apply your knowledge and skills to your career while promoting the social, cognitive, and emotional development of children with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. Learn more today to begin your journey to becoming an early childhood educator.


Earning a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education sets you down a road with many different paths to choose from. If you have a passion to join the workforce right after graduation you can expect to work closely with people of all ages and backgrounds. Common job titles for students that graduate with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education including daycare provider, camp counselor, and teacher assistant. Another popular option is to continue your education and earn a master’s degree in early childhood education.


Summary of Degree Units


University Graduation Requirements    35

Major Preparation    17

Major Core Requirements    40

Concentration Requirements    27

University Electives    1

Total    120


University Requirements for Graduation


Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.


The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.

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