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Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE)

Child & Family Studies (B.S.) :
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) Concentration

This program of study requires coursework in child development and family studies, special education, nursing, education, social work, and occupational therapy.  The students will learn knowledge and skills needed to support the development as well as learning for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten children.  They will learn about lesson planning, learning environments, assessment, professional development, and supporting families through field experiences, projects, and semester-long student teaching.

Job Opportunities

  • Lead Teacher (Kentucky Licensure) in public school, preschool, and kindergarten classrooms (Birth through Five).
    Support development of infants, toddlers, preschool and kindergarten 
    children through  lesson planning, learning environments and assessment.
  • Developmental interventionist for children (birth -2 years).
    Prepare individual education plans for children who experience
    developmental delays and support plans to assist families of those

You must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program at least one term before you apply for student teaching.

For further information on this program option, contact:
     Academic Advisor:  Dr. Mary (Meg) Gravil

Suggested Curriculum Guide for IECE Concentration

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