Bachelor in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

To meet the educational needs of students who reside on the neighbor islands, this baccalaureate program has been established as a transfer program for students who have completed the first two years of course work (freshman and sophomore) from a neighbor island community colleges in the UH system. Students enrolled in this program will be assigned faculty advisors to help with academic planning.

The Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education program allows candidates to earn their bachelor’s degree along with eligibility for two teaching licenses at the early childhood level. This emphasis prepares teachers for young children with and without disabilities in preschool through 3rd grade (PK-3) general, inclusive, or special education settings. Program graduates are prepared to teach in a range of settings including private preschools, Headstart programs, Hawaii Department of Education preschool classes, and other community settings.

Course Listing


ITE 313B PrncMthReadingInst:ECE preK-3 (V credits)

ITE 318 Child Dev Prenatal thru 8 (3 credits)

ITE 320 InstrAssmntMethMultilingLrnrs (3 credits)

ITE 321 SclStds/Sci in Early Chldhd Ed (3 credits)

ITE 324B Math, Elementary: ECE preK-3 (V credits)

ITE 425 Fam/Community Centerd Programs (3 credits)

ITE 326 Visual Arts, Elem (V credits)

ITE 360 Intro to Multicultural Educ (3 credits)

ITE 415 Obs & Assmnt Early Chldhd Educ (3 credits)

ITE 416 Tchng&Lrng Diverse Yng Childrn (3 credits)

ITE 417 Fndtns Erly Chldhd Educ Age3-8 (3 credits)

SPED 304 Fnds Inclusive Schlg (3 credits)

SPED 332 Young Children with Comm Needs (3 credits)

SPED 421C Strat for Rd Diff: ECE/SpEd (V credits)

SPED 461C Assmt,Plng,&Inst-M/M: ECE/SpEd (3 credits)

SPED 462C Assmt,Plng,&Instr-S/A:ECE/SpEd (3 credits)

SPED 480C Instrl and Assist Tech:EC/SpEd (V credits)

SPED 485C Classrm Org & Mgmt: ECE/SpEd (3 credits)

SPED 487 Char/Strat Tchg At-Risk Stdnts (3 credits)