Early Childhood Education (ECE)

About the ECE program

The Department of Teacher Education offers a Bachelor of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education. This program meets all requirements for a state of Ohio license to teach Pre-K through 3rd grade.

Students in the ECE program are encouraged to choose an area of focus for elective coursework which must bring the total number of credit hours to 124 required for graduation. Students must meet all academic and competency requirements in order to continue in the program, to student teach and to be recommended for licensure. In addition, all field and clinical experiences must be successfully completed. In order for the University of Dayton to approve the state of Ohio teaching license application, applicants must have on file in the SEHS dean's office passing scores on the state of Ohio licensure tests.

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Department of Teacher Education

Fitz Hall 680 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2966