Early Childhood Environmental Education Certificate

Coursework


The certificate program requires the following 12 credits of coursework:

  • EEC 4020 Foundations of Early Childhood Environmental Education (3 credits, Offered in Summer Semesters Only)
  • EEC 4237 Exploring Natural Habitats as a Curriculum for Young Learners (3 credits, Offered in Spring and Summer Semesters)
  • EEC 4404 Community Engagement in Early Childhood Environmental Education (3 credits, Offered in Fall Semesters Only)
  • Elective – one from list below (3 credits)
      ANT 2511 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3 credits)
      AMH 3630 American Environmental History (3 credits)
      AST 2002 Introduction to Astronomy (3 credits)
      BSC 1005 Life Science (2 credits) plus BSC 1005L (1 credit)
      BSC 1010 Biological Principles (3 credits)
      BSC 1011 Biodiversity (3 credits)
      BSC 2085 Anatomy and Physiology I (3 credits)
      CHM 1020C Contemporary Chemical Issues (3 credits)
      CHM 2032 Chemistry for Health Sciences (3 credits)
      CHM 2045 General Chemistry I (3 credits)
      EDG 4044 Survey of Current Environmental Issues through Service Learning (3 credits)
      EDG 4045 Civic Engagement through Environmental Service Learning (3 credits)
      EEC 4303 Creative Arts for Young Children (3 credits)
      EEC 4322 Effective Practices in Early Childhood Environmental Education (3 credits)
      ESC 2000 The Blue Planet (3 credits)
      ETG 2831 Nature: Intersections of Science, Engineering, and the Humanities (3 credits)
      EVR 1001 Environmental Science and Sustainability (3 credits)
      EVR 2017 Environmental Science and Society (3 credits)
      EVS 4021 Critical Thinking in Environmental Science (3 credits)
      GEA 4275 Human-Environmental Interactions in South Florida (3 credits)
      GEO 4300 Biogeography (3 credits)
      GEO 4280 Water Resources (3 credits)
      GLY 2010C Physical Geology/Evolution of the Earth (4 credits)
      GLY 2100 The History of the Earth and Life (3 credits)
      GLY 3730 Coastal and Marine Science (3 credits)
      MET 2010 Weather, Climate and Climate Change (3 credits)
      NUR 3183 Food, Nutrition and Health (3 credits)
      OCE 4006 Marine Science (3 credits)
      PCB 3674 Evolution (3 credits)
      PHY 2048 General Physics I (3 credits)
      PHY 2053 College Physics I (4 credits)
      PSC 2121 Physical Science (3 credits)
      SCE 3442 Principles and Methods of Environmental Education (3 credits)
      SCE 4350 Principles and Methods: K-9 School Science (3 credits)
      URP 2051 Designing the City (3 credits)
      URP 4403 Sustainable Cities (3 credits)
      URP 4420 Environmental Planning Methods (3 credits)

For other appropriate course electives, please contact ybhagwan@fau.edu