Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

Salyer2sPurdue University North Central offers a program of study which leads to a degree in Early Childhood Education. The plan of study consists of:

  1. General education requirements
  2. Requirements for the major
  3. Electives courses to bring the total credits to 120

Candidates who successfully complete the plan of study will also be eligible for Indiana initial teaching licenses of Early Childhood: Generalist and Elementary/Primary: Generalist, which would qualify them to teach PreK through Grade 3.

Early Childhood Education Plan of Study  (Eff. Fall 2014)

Dispositions Rubric

Program Entry Requirements


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Scholarship Project

State Required Testing


Early Childhood Professional Development Mini-Grant

Ivy Tech ECE Articulation Agreement

Early Childhood Today

Student Teaching

Center for Early Learning

For more information, contact Christy Livergood, Education Academic Advisor, at (219) 785-5473 or

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