Where academic journeys begin
Help children establish a solid foundation for a lifetime of adventures in learning
With FLC’s Early Childhood Education major, you’ll not only graduate with your Colorado Early Childhood Education License, you’ll also explore the art of teaching from multiple perspectives. Develop your personal teaching methodology while honing communication and critical thinking skills and a curious, compassionate approach to preschool through third grade learning styles.
Early Childhood Education Major
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Your first step will be to meet with an Admission Counselor. Once accepted as a first-year, talk to a Teacher Education department advisor as soon as you can. Review the course catalog and four year map so you can plan to take the right courses at the right time.
Your first step will be to meet with an Admissions Counselor, who can help with initial course planning. At this time, the FLC Registrar will review your transcript to determine which credits from your prior school can transfer here. To research what courses will be accepted:
When you have been accepted to FLC, you will be assigned a faculty advisor in your first semester. Contact the Teacher Education Department to set up a meeting. Review the course catalog so you can plan to take the right courses at the right time.
The road ahead
Build your proficiency in reading, writing, math, social studies and science content, and get hands-on experience in teaching these subjects to preschool through third grade students. When you graduate with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education you'll obtain your Colorado Early Childhood Education License to begin teaching in Colorado.
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