The Erikson curriculum provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to child development and early childhood education. You will take a carefully designed, preset sequence of courses that complements and builds upon previous and concurrent courses while incorporating opportunities for professional practice and self-reflection.

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A308 – Administration of Early Childhood Programs I: Leadership, Management and Community Relations

A309 – Administration of Early Childhood Programs II: Legal and Financial Aspects

B402 – Language Development in New Language Learners

B404 – Assessment of New Language Learners

B405 – Emergent Literacy with New Language Learners

B406 – Methods and Materials for Teaching New Language Learners I

B407 – Methods and Materials for Teaching New Language Learners II: Reflective Practice

B416 – Methods and Materials for Teaching New Language Learners

C413 – Adult Education and Supervision

C414 – Working with Adults: Collaboration and Supervision

C440 & C441 – Internship and Tutorial I and II

C450 & C451 – Integrative Seminar I and II

C470 – Child Life: History, Theory, Research, and Scope

C471 – Child Life: Methods, Advocacy, and Professional Issues

C490 – Research Methods

E421 – Human Development I: Psychosocial Development in Infancy and Childhood

E460 – Proseminar in Applied Child Development

E477 – Seminar on Children at Risk

E479 – Seminar on Learning and Teaching: Linking Theory and Research to Practice

E481 – Seminar on Social and Cultural Contexts

E482 – Designing, Developing, and Evaluating Early Childhood Intervention Programs

E485 – Research Internship

E486 – Teaching Internship

E489 – Special Topics

F412 – History of Social Welfare and Social Policy

F415 – Children, Families and the Law

F423 – Human Behavior in the Social Environment

F436 – Working with Individuals, Families, and Groups

F438 – Working with Children with Special Needs and Diverse Abilities and Their Families

I370 – Foundations of Infant Mental Health

I370 – Foundations of Infant Mental Health

I371 – Infant Observation

I372 – Infant Mental Health Practice: Developmental Intervention

I373 – Clinical Seminar in Infant Mental Health

I374 – Developmental Assessment Institute

I375 – Infant Mental Health Practice: Parent/Child Relationships

I376 – Infant Mental Health Internship

I390 – Infant/Toddler Growth and Development: Typical and Atypical

I391 – Family Studies

I393 – Designing Quality Child Care for Infants, Toddlers and Their Families

I394 and I395 – Internship and Seminar I and II

K410 – Introduction to Developmentally-Informed Social Work

K420 – Research Methods

K421 – Human Development I

K422 – Human Development II

K426 – Development of Cognition, Language, and Play I: Cognitive Development

K427 – Development of Cognition, Language, and Play II: Language Development

K430 – Working with Individuals, Families, and Groups

K431 – Working with Organizations and Communities

K432 – Family and Culture

K433 – History of Social Welfare and Social Policy

K434 – Children, Family, and the Law

K435 – Biopsychosocial Problems

K436 – Advanced Practice with Parents and Children

K437 – Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice

K438 – Working with Families and Children with Diverse Abilities

K439 – Child and Family Assessment

K440 & K442 – Foundation Field Instruction I & II

K441 & K443 – Foundation Supervision Seminar I & II

K450 & K452 – Advanced Field Instruction I & II

K451 & K453 – Advanced Supervision Seminar I & II, Children and Families

K454 – Advanced Practice with Children, Adolescents, and Adults

PHD – 3 additional Loyola courses

PHD – 3 Loyola courses: Research design and statistics

S410 – Curricular and Instructional Methods in Early Childhood Special Education

S411 – Family and Professional Collaboration in Early Childhood Special Education

S412 – Assessment of Infants and Preschool-aged Children with Disabilities/Developmental Delay

S413 – Communication and Language Development and Disabilities

T404 – Teaching and Learning in Diverse Settings: Science and Social Studies

T405 – Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Settings: Reading and Writing

T406 – Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Settings: Mathematics

T408 – Foundations of American Schooling and Bilingual Education

T409 – Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Settings: Reading and Writing for Bilingual and English Language Learners

T412 – Preschool Curricular Approaches in Diverse and Inclusive Settings

T414 – Key Concepts in Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines for the Early Childhood Curriculum

T430 – History of Schooling and Curriculum for Pre-K to Grade 3 Programs

T431 – Key Concepts for the Pre-K to Grade 3 Curriculum: The Role of Content Knowledge in Teaching and Learning

T432 – Advanced Methods of Teaching and Learning across the Pre-K to Grade 3 Curriculum

T438 – Children with Special Needs and Diverse Abilities

T446 and T447 – Internship, Student Teaching, and Tutorial I and II

T456 – Integrative Seminar: Classroom Management and Instructional Techniques in Diverse and Inclusive Settings I

T457 – Integrative Seminar: Classroom Management and Instructional Techniques in Diverse and Inclusive Settings II

T460 – Advanced Teaching Methods

T461 – Assessment for Classroom Teachers

T461 – Assessment for Classroom Teachers

T462 – Assessment of New Language Learners

T466 and T467 – Proseminar for Teacher Candidates I and II

T470, T471 and T472 – Integrative Seminar: Leadership in Early Childhood Education I, II and III

T480 and T481 – Integrative Seminar: Directed Action Research in Diverse Early Education Settings I and II

W005 – Academic Writing Preparation

W006 – Writing Tutorial I

W007 – Writing Tutorial II