College of Education

The College of Education is a nurturing community that supports the growth and aspirations of practicing teachers/educators. The college is home to three education programs. Each program is headed by a department chairman who has expert knowledge in the program area.

Each educational program offered by the college leads to a bachelor’s degree and the Ministry of Education teaching certification. Students must complete an overall credit of not less than 135 hours for the bachelor’s degree in education.  Programs offered for the Bachelor of Education include Early Childhood Education; Primary Education with emphases in Language Arts & Social Studies and also in Math and Science; Secondary Education with emphases in Mathematics and also in English.  All the programs offer candidates the opportunity to experience course work in pedagogy and in the content areas.

The College of Education strives to be a leader locally and globally by nurturing a milieu of equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Vision

Our vision is to transform education by engaging in continuous learning necessary in a rapidly advancing society by identifying and addressing critical issues relevant to the education of diverse people and using technology to support and enhance learning opportunities.  

Mission

Our mission is to train men and women who will become intellectually equipped, socially aware and ethically enlightened to foster innovation and collaboration through teaching and learning and to serve as teachers, supervisors, administrators, counselors and other practitioners in educational settings and human service agencies.

 Core values

Excellence 

Technology

Innovation and collaboration

Student center

Diversity

Academic Freedom

Equity

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF Early Childhood Education

 

Courses for Degree in Early Childhood Education Total Credits - 135 

  1. General Education Credits Hours                                     47
  2. College Requirement Credits Hours                                 18
  3. Core Requirement Credits Hours                                     43
  4. Electives Total Credits Hours                                          9
  5. Minor Credits Hours                                                       18

 

  1. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT TOTAL CREDITS HOURS 47

 

  1. COLLEGE REQUIREMENT (ALL EDUCATION STUDENTS) TOTAL CREDITS HOURS 18

COURSE No.    COURSE TITLE                                                             CR.HR

EDUC 201                    Educational Psychology                                  3

EDUC 205                    Instructional Methods                                    3

EDUC 403                    Preservice/Student Teaching                           5

EDUC 306                    Educational Seminar                                      1

EDUC 451/413 Educ. Research Methods                                             3

EDUC 452/414 Educ. Research Methods II                                         3

 

  1. CORE REQUIREMENT TOTAL CREDITS HOURS 43

Course No.                          Course Title                                                                                        CR.HR.

ECDE 201                     History & Philosophy of ECE                          3

ECDE 202                     PRIN. & PRACT. OF TCHNG YOUNG CHIL        3

ECDE 204                     Creative ACTIVITY for Young Children            3

ECDE 206                     Child, Family & Comm. Engagement              3

ECDE 210                     CHILD DEVELOPMENT                                  3

ECDE 302                     ICT IN THE EARLY YEARS                              1

ECDE 305                     EMERGENT LITERACY                                   3

ECDE 306                     Language & Literacy Development                 3

ECDE 310                     Math & Science METHODS                             3

ECDE 311                     SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS                          3

ECDE 401                     Observation & Assessment in ECE                  3

ECDE 405                     CURR. & PED. ISSUES IN ECE                        3

EDUC 304                    Intro. To Curr. Studies & Instruction                3

EDUC 305                    INCLUSIVE EDUCATION                                 3

EDUC 408                    Measurement & Evaluation                             3

 

  1. ELECTIVES (Choose any two courses) TOTAL CREDITS HOURS 9

COURSE No.    COURSE TITLE                                                     CR.HR

EDUC 206                    Introduction to Library Sci.                        3

EDUC 304                    Intro. To Curr. Stud & Instruct.                  3

EDUC 308                    Education Guidance & Counseling               3

*EDUC 309      Educational Statistics                                             3

EDUC 409                    Intro. To Educ Admin & Sup.                      3

ECDE 304                     Child Prot. & Welfare                                 3

            * Compulsory Elective

 

  1. MINOR REQUIREMENT TOTAL CREDITS HOURS 18

COURSE No.    COURSE TITLE                                                           CR.HR

ECDE 201                     History & Philosophy of ECE                    3

ECDE 202                     Princ & Prac of Teaching Young Child.       3

ECDE 204                     Creative Act for Young Children                3

EDCE 210                     Child Development                                  3

ECDE 305                     Emergent Literacy                                  3

ECDE 310                     Math & Science for Young Children           3