Wayne State College

NECC to WSC Transfer Program - Early Childhood Inclusive Education

This program will lead to an A.A. in Early Childhood Education from Northeast Community College and a B.A. or B.S. in Early Childhood Inclusive Education from Wayne State College.

Northeast Community College and Wayne State College Equivalencies




SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication or SPCH 1110 Public Speaking

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication


ENGL 1010 English Composition I

ENG 102 Composition Skills


ENGL 1020 English Composition II

ENG 150 Topics in Literature


PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology

PSY 101 Intro to Psychology


HIST 1050/1060 World History I/II or HIST 2010/2020 American History I/II

HIS 120 World History for General Education or HIS 150 History of the U.S. for General Education


POLS 1000 American Government or GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography

POS 100 American National Government or GEO 120 World Regional Geography


HPER 1550 Lifetime Wellness

PED 103 Physical Health and Wellbeing


ARTS 1050 Intro to Art History and Criticism I, ARTS 1060 Intro to Art History and Criticism II, MUSC 1010 Intro to Music, Spanish, or French

ART 244 Art History Survey I, ART 245 Art History Survey II, MUSC 110 Topics in Music, Spanish, French, German, or Modern Language and Culture

3-4 (NECC)
3 (WSC)

MATH 1010 Math for Elementary Teachers

MAT 210 Math for Elementary Teachers I


Biology, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, or Physics

Biology, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, or Physics

4 (NECC)
3-4 (WSC)


Program Requirements

ECED 1150 Intro to Early Childhood Education

FCS 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3 (NECC)
2 (WSC)

ECED 1110 Infant and Toddler Development

FCS 220 Infants and Toddlers


ECED 1050 Expressive Arts

EDU 230 Integrating Creative Arts for Children


ECED/EDUC 2070 Family and Community Relationships

EDU 217 Diverse Family Systems

3 (NECC)
2 (WSC)

ECED 2050 Children with Exceptionalities

SPD 160 Intro to Special Education


ECED 2060 Early Childhood Education Curriculum Planning

EDU 303 Developmentally Appropriate Practices for the Young


ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development and ECED 1630 Preschool Practicum

FCS The Pre-School Age Child


EDUC 1110 Intro to Professional Education

EDU 150 Intro to Professional Education


EDUC 2250 Children’s Literature

EDU 216 Children’s Literature


PSYC 2300 Psychology of Learning

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition



EDU 275 PK-12 Instructional Design*


*Taught by WSC prior to completion of second year of the program. These 3 credits count toward completion of the B.S. in Early Childhood Education through WSC.

Wayne State College Courses

Junior/Senior Years

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education
EDU 320 Instructional Media and Technology (2)
EDU 332 Development of Language Arts for Elementary and Middle School (3)
EDU 340 Early Reading (3)
EDU 430 Literacy Assessment (3)
EDU 432 Development of Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School (3)
EDU 435 Practicum II (1)
FCS 325 Health and Safety for the Young Child (3)
FCS 412 Guiding the Young Child (3)
FCS 430 Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3)
SPD 260 Characteristics: Birth to Age 8 (3)
SPD 302 Inclusive Practices (3)
SPD 435 Social and Emotional Development, Behavior Intervention, and Elementary Prosocial Classroom Management (3)
SPD 452 Consultation and Collaboration (3)
Elective or Additional Endorsement Area Courses (3-8)

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice
EDU 450 Clinical Practice and Seminar in Early Childhood (12)