Department of Education
Virginia Caneo, Chairperson
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (BSEEd) major in Early Childhood Education
Philippine History 3 units
Educational Technology 2 3 units
General Education Subject
Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 units)
Presents an overview of the total pre-school education. Discusses the what, the who, the why and the how of pre-school (Historical, Biological, Psychological and Legal bases).
Characteristics of Young Filipino (3 units)
Provides students with the knowledge of the characteristics of pre school Filipino children in the different areas of development (physical, cognitive, personal, social and moral); discusses ways of stimulating growth and development in these areas.
Pre School Curriculum (3 units)
Focuses on the study and preparation of developmentally appropriate curricula for the young children; discusses principles, philosophies and theories of curriculum development and presents different curriculum models and designs.
Creative Arts, Music Drama for Young Children (3 units)
Is designed to challenge, stimulate and develop creativity of the child; plans and prepares various activities of young children through games, plays, songs and the arts.
Personal and Social Development (Play and Social Experiences) (3 units)
Covers socialization approaches with focus on play; discusses basic concepts and strategies in social living and activities for daily living (ADL).
Language and Numeracy for Young Children (3 units)
Discusses and demonstrates the various strategies in helping young children acquire language skills (listening, speaking, and reading) and number concepts; includes developmental milestones in language and number acquisition.
Science, Health and Nature Study (3 units)
Discusses the strategies in guiding young children understand basic concepts in Science and Health and providing them experiences in nature study.
Preparation of Instructional Materials (3 units)
Discusses philosophies, theories and principles in the selection, preparation and utilization of materials for pre-school. Provides students hands-on experiences in preparing developmentally appropriate materials for young children.
Introduction to SPED (3 units)
Discusses the historical, philosophical ethical and legal bases of special education; the different categories of learners with special needs.
Observational Child Study (3 units)
Develops students’ competencies in observing behavior through actual use of different observation techniques; discusses appropriate ways of recording observations and disseminating them to parents.
Assessing Behaviors of Young Children (3 units)
Discusses the what, the who, the why and the how of assessing children; develops competence in using formal and non-formal test for young children
Classroom Management (3 units)
Employs effective procedures in the classroom functioning such as routinary activities handling materials, classroom rules, wholesome teacher-pupil and peer relationships.
Guidance and Counseling in Early Childhood Education (3 units)
Familiarizes students with approaches and strategies on the development of healthy self-esteem and socio-emotional adaptation to school life; discusses approaches in creating on environment/climate conducive to learning and development of healthy self-esteem.
Organization and Management of Child Development Programs (3 units)
Describes procedures in organizing early childhood programs and classes based on DEP-ED requirement and rules.
Technology in Early Childhood Education (3 units)
Acquires competence in using technology in teaching young children.
Home- School Relationship (3 units)
Acquires knowledge and skills in working collaboratively with the parents for the young learner’s growth and development in the different areas.
Trends and Issues in Special Education (3 units)
Introduces trends and issues in early childhood education such as multiple intelligences, teaching multi-age, multicultural teaching, parental involvement, peer teaching, and emergent literacy
Directed Study in Early Childhood Education (3 units)
Provides the students with opportunities to understand basic concepts, principles and methods of research; conducts simple studies on learning and development of children ages 0-6 years.