Early Childhood Studies


Bachelors Degree


Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    48
  • Cost Per Unit
    $547
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $26k
  • Avg. Completion (Months)
    16
  • Accreditation
    WASC Accredited

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Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies



Overview

Shape a child’s future

The Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Studies coursework focuses on young children’s growth and development including cognitive, social, emotional and perceptual-motor development. Students will also become familiar with various assessments and developmentally appropriate learning environments for young children. The BA in Early Childhood Studies degree will open up other careers beyond teaching and will prepare students to be leaders in those fields: leaders in early intervention, leaders in research, leaders in early childhood advocacy and county offices of education.

The early years are a critical time in the life of a young child. During this time children develop physically, socially and cognitively at a phenomenal rate. Children and their families need the support and expertise of skilled professionals who understand this stage of early childhood. CBU Online’s innovative Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies (ECS) program prepares students to work with non-disabled and disabled children, zero to eight years of age, in diverse learning environments. Students will learn how to integrate developmental learning theories with practice in early childhood settings.

What can you do with an Early Childhood Studies degree from CBU Online? Students interested in K-12 teaching can apply to the credential program. Those interested in teaching Pre-K Special Day Classes or working with children with disabilities or children with developmental disabilities, 0- 8 years old, may focus on obtaining an Early Childhood Education Specialist credential.

The online Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies is designed to take students through a journey that embraces personal, professional, and spiritual transformation. Students graduating from the program will be equipped to address issues in a global context, with the ethical standards of a Christian heritage. In addition, students will leave the program with the capacity to self-reflect, think critically, lead and engage others, and make effective decisions.

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Effectively present information orally and in writing.
  2. Apply theories of cognitive development in infancy and early childhood.
  3. Apply theories of perceptual motor development in infancy and early childhood.
  4. Apply theories of social and emotional development in infancy and early childhood.
  5. Apply assessments of young children, including children with disabilities.
  6. Create learning environments for young children including children with disabilities.
  7. Recognize cross-cultural perspectives of young children including children with disabilities.
  8. Articulate and apply the principles of consultation and collaboration in early childhood intervention practices with a biblical perspective.
  9. Plan, implement, and evaluate early childhood curriculum.
  10. Analyze current research in early childhood including early childhood intervention.
  11. Describe the “exceptional child” and apply educational practice to all areas.

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Course Requirements

Prerequisites to Program

Composition

Composition

This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123. Prerequisite: ENG 103. Placement into this course is determined by ACT/SAT scores. Placement may be challenged by the Writing Placement Exam. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Summer 2016
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Summer 2016
ENG113 DE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Alzen, Jessica L.
Summer 2016
ENG113 FE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2016
ENG113 FE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Alzen, Jessica L.
Fall 2016
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG113 CE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Spring 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Intermediate Composition

Intermediate Composition

Continued practice in writing with emphasis on critical thinking, argument, analysis and interpretation of multicultural readings and other interdisciplinary expository materials. Includes the writing of a major research paper (or report) in addition to several shorter essays requiring various types of documentation. Fieldwork required. This course requires LiveText. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better unless the student has demonstrated writing competence through a written placement exam. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Reid, Bryan D.
Summer 2016
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Summer 2016
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Summer 2016
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Alzen, Jessica L.
Summer 2016
ENG123 IE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Reid, Bryan D.
Summer 2016
ENG123 FE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Cordes, David J.
Summer 2016
ENG123 GE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Summer 2016
ENG123 HE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A White, Guy E.
Fall 2016
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Youngren, Selina Brigette
Fall 2016
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Fall 2016
ENG123 JE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Morris, Brian Richard
Fall 2016
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Cordes, David J.
Fall 2016
ENG123 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Fall 2016
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Fall 2016
ENG123 KE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2016
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Spring 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 FE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 IE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 JE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 KE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 FE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 IE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 FE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff

Upper Division Requirements (33 units)

Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

This course describes how the cognitive processes of thought, perception, attention, and problem-solving develop in infants and young children. Students will have the opportunity to explore the value of active learning in the development of knowledge, the specific ways in which children construct knowledge, and the theoretical models that support cognitive development at home and in school. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH320 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Crist, Mary F.
Fall 2016
ECH320 FE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Fall 2016
ECH320 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Summer 2017
ECH320 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH320 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH320 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH320 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Perceptual Motor Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Perceptual Motor Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

This course explores the concept of active learning and its importance to children's construction of knowledge through perception and movement, essentials of every learning experience. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH340 AE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH340 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH340 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH340 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Social & Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Social & Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

This course introduces students to the process through which a child develops a sense of self within a socio-cultural system. Students will learn the significance of a supportive interpersonal environment for personality development. They will evaluate theories of emotional and personality development in infants and young children. They will describe the effects of social and emotional development on learning. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH350 DE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Pryfogle, Pam
Fall 2016
ECH350 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Summer 2017
ECH350 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH350 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH350 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH350 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Early Childhood Curriculum

Early Childhood Curriculum

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of curriculum development in early childhood educational settings. Students will examine the principles involved in planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate curriculum in all developmental domains. Course content will emphasize the teacher?s role in providing educational experiences that foster optimal growth and development of the individual child. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH360 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH360 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH360 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Assessment of Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Assessment of Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Assessment procedures for use with infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities. Includes information on basic assessment issues and concerns, specialized assessment instruments for particular developmental domains, and recommended procedures for assessing young children with mild to moderate disabilities. Students will become familiar with a wide range of assessment approaches and understand how assessment results can be used in curriculum planning and program evaluation for general and special education. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH365 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH365 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH365 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Theories and Models of Understanding Behavior in Young Children with Disabilities

Theories and Models of Understanding Behavior in Young Children with Disabilities

Students will examine theories of learning as they apply in special education, particularly as they apply to behavior management in young children with disabilities. Principles of applied behavior analysis will be used in a case study. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH385 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Summer 2017
ECH385 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH385 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Learning Environments for Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Learning Environments for Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Students will investigate learning environments for young children including home learning, hospital intervention programs, childcare centers, public school environments, and residential programs. They will examine the characteristics of model learning environments and how to plan for non-disabled children as well as children with various types of disabilities. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH395 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Summer 2017
ECH395 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH395 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Consultation & Collaboration in Early Childhood Intervention

Consultation & Collaboration in Early Childhood Intervention

Students will examine the role of the early childhood intervention specialist as a member of interdisciplinary teams through readings, observations, interviews with professionals and family members. They will acquire skills in working with interdisciplinary team members. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH415 AE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Arnett, Karen J.
Spring 2017
ECH415 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH415 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Cross Cultural Perspectives of Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Cross Cultural Perspectives of Young Children including Children with Disabilities

Students will investigate how issues of culture affect beliefs and relationships among professionals and families with young children including children with disabilities and how multiple perspectives can affect child outcomes. Students will choose an area of interest to investigate using problem-based learning and present the result of their research to class members. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH435 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Crist, Mary F.
Summer 2017
ECH435 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH435 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Research Seminar in Early Childhood including Early Childhood Intervention

Research Seminar in Early Childhood including Early Childhood Intervention

Students will gain understanding of research in the area of early childhood intervention. Using the topic of inclusion as a focus, students will read and critique research in the areas of special education policy, professionals' beliefs and relationships, family concerns, issues of culture, and child outcomes. In addition student will write an integrative research review in an area of interest, and they will orally present their review to class members. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH455 AE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH455 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH455 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH455 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
The Exceptional Child

The Exceptional Child

The nature, determinants, adjustments, and problems of persons who have cognitive gifts and talents, cognitive delays, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and who have emotional or behavior disorders will be studied in conjunction with appropriate educational interventions in the mainstream classroom and other settings. The course will acquaint students with (a) characteristics and needs of children with disabilities that affect learning, (b) methods of assessing disabilities, (c) components of the Individual Education Program (IEP), (d) instructional strategies and material, (e) positive behavior support, (f) special needs of families of learners with disabilities, (g) agencies and professional supporting learners with disabilities, and (h) legislation, including Public Law 94-142, IDEA (Part B and Part H), the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (?Section 504?), as well as subsequent amendments relevant to special education. Ten hours of fieldwork is required. A certificate of clearance is required prior to engaging in fieldwork. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
EDU341 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Crist, Mary F.
Summer 2016
EDU341 BE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Morris, Brian Richard
Fall 2016
EDU341 BE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Crist, Mary F.
Spring 2017
EDU341 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
EDU341 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
EDU341 BE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
EDU341 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
EDU341 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
EDU341 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
EDU341 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff

Upper Division Elective Requirement (9 units)

Spiritual Development of Young Children

Spiritual Development of Young Children

This course will explore spiritual development in young children from a biblical perspective including the role of Scripture in spiritual formation. Students will learn how to facilitate effectively the spiritual growth of children through a comprehensive understanding of the process of spiritual formation. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH370 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Crist, Mary F.
Summer 2017
ECH370 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH370 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Early Intervention: Early Childhood Special Education

Early Intervention: Early Childhood Special Education

Students will reflect on current trends and research in early intervention, including instructional content and practice for young children with disabilities. Students will apply and synthesize knowledge of early childhood intervention practice and research through analysis of videotapes and case studies as well as field work experiences. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH375 AE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Turner, Jenda A.
Spring 2017
ECH375 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH375 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
STEM Integrated with the Arts

STEM Integrated with the Arts

This course will provide an introduction to the theory and practice of curriculum development in Pre-K settings with a specific focus on STEM integrated with the Arts. Students will learn how to design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate programming (DAP) as well as the educator's responsibility in providing experiences that cultivate development of the whole child. Prerequisite: ECH 320, 340, 350. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH440 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH440 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH440 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Adult Supervision

Adult Supervision

This course is a study of the methods and principles of supervising teachers, assistant teachers, student teachers, parents and volunteers in early childhood/child development classrooms. Emphasis is on the role of administrators and classroom teachers who function as mentors to new personnel while simultaneously addressing the needs of administrative concerns, other staff, children and parents. Practical experience is attained in verbal and written communication. Attention is given to the role of communication as the conduit for establishing good interpersonal relations. This course is designed to be in alignment with the California Child Development Permit training requirements which state a Master Teacher must have a minimum of 2 units in adult supervision. Prerequisite: ECH 320, 340, and 350. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ECH460 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Summer 2017
ECH460 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ECH460 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Administration of Early Childhood I

Administration of Early Childhood I

This course involves an introduction to management skills and administrative responsibilities pertaining to the successful operation of care and educational environments for early childhood programs. Emphasis is on the administration of programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children. Content areas include: child/program development, adult supervision and management, family and community relationships, human resources development, business/fiscal management, and technological skill development. This course satisfies the Child Development Permit Requirement for Site Supervisor and Program Director Levels. Pre- or Co-requisite: ECH 460. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH461 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Purper, Cammy
Spring 2017
ECH461 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH461 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Administration of Early Childhood Programs II

Administration of Early Childhood Programs II

This course examines the dynamics of management behavior and responsibilities, and the communication process within the organization. It includes the essentials of curriculum design, and its implementation and maintenance through systems of professional staff accountability. Quality program standards are reviewed and their link to professional growth planning and development are addressed. Presented as the foundation for effective management is skill building in leadership, team work, time management, sensitivity toward diversity, and advocating for the principles of developmentally appropriate practices. This course satisfies the Child Development Permit Requirement for Site Supervisor and Program Director Levels. Prerequisite: ECH 461. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
ECH462 AE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Oliver, Trudy Jo
Spring 2017
ECH462 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ECH462 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff

Additional Program Courses (6 units)

Overview of the Bible

Overview of the Bible

A general survey of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian writings (New Testament) with special emphasis to the religious and national life of the Hebrew people, the life of Jesus, and the development of the early church. A Online and Professional Studies requirement for Online and Professional Studies degree programs only. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
CST100 JE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Summer 2016
CST100 KE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Evans, Jeffrey
Summer 2016
CST100 BE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2016
CST100 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Meek, Russell Len
Summer 2016
CST100 CE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2016
CST100 FE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2016
CST100 IE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Summer 2016
CST100 HE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Summer 2016
CST100 GE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2016
CST100 DE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2016
CST100 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 DE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Emerson, Matthew Y.
Fall 2016
CST100 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST100 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Barrett, Matthew M.
Fall 2016
CST100 FE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Meek, Russell Len
Fall 2016
CST100 KE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Rogers, Mark C.
Fall 2016
CST100 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 JE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST100 LE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 HE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2016
CST100 IE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Spring 2017
CST100 DE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 IE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 KE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 IE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 ME Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 JE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 KE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 FE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 KE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 HE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 IE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 JE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Foundations of Christian Thought

Foundations of Christian Thought

An introduction and primer to Christian theology with special emphasis on identifying the importance and development of a Christian worldview, understanding the doctrine of scripture and biblical authority, learning to do theology, comprehending the relationship between truth, faith and reason, and applying a biblical worldview to the Christian life. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2016
CST302 KE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2016
CST302 LE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Smith, Brandon Dean
Summer 2016
CST302 JE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2016
CST302 AE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Summer 2016
CST302 BE Session 1
05/02/2016
06/26/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Summer 2016
CST302 CE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Nguyen, Anh-Khoa
Summer 2016
CST302 DE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2016
CST302 FE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2016
CST302 GE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2016
CST302 NE Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Shirey, John David
Summer 2016
CST302 ME Session 2
06/27/2016
08/21/2016
Online N/A N/A Smith, Brandon Dean
Fall 2016
CST302 HE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST302 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST302 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 DE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 FE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2016
CST302 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Spring 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 DE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 JE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 KE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 CE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 HE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 FE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff

General Education Requirements

Faculty

Cammy Purper

Cammy Purper, Ph.D.

Faculty Lead

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Studies / Chair, Education / Director of M.S. in Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3935
Email: cpurper@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education
Mary Crist

Mary Crist, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3931
Email: mcrist@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education

Admission Requirements

  • 24 transferrable units preferred or High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

Step 1:

Apply Online

Step 1a:

Complete the financial aid application: FAFSA
CBU FAFSA School Code: 001125

Step 2:

Your personal admissions counselor will contact you to assist with enrollment, registration and financing your education*

Step 3:

Student will supply official transcripts to admissions counselor

Step 4:

Admissions counselor will meet with you to complete the registration process and provide an estimated financial aid award/education financing plan

Step 5:

Admissions counselor will introduce you to your Academic “One Stop Advisor” to complete your academic degree plan and assist you in navigating your academic career to graduation.





*Student may begin class once this step has been completed

This serves as an admissions process general guide, may vary based on transfer units, test scores, etc. See your admissions counselor for your personal enrollment plan.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov

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Contact Us


Admissions

Phone: 951-343-3927
877-228-5657
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-3914
Email: zsmith@calbaptist.edu

Student Accounts

Phone: 951-343-4371
Email: studentaccounts@calbaptist.edu

Disability Services

Phone: 951-343-2190
Email: dss@calbaptist.edu