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ECCE Requirements

In addition to participating in the ECCE Speakers’ Series, the University requires a minimum of 10 credit hours distributed over three categories:

  • U.S. Communities
  • Global Awareness
  • Engagement Experience

The Engagement Experience requirement is satisfied through Clinical Practice in TEP.

For elementary licensure candidates:

  • TEP 450 fulfills the ECCE Engagement Experience requirement.

For secondary licensure candidates:

  • TEP 451 fulfills the ECCE Engagement Experience requirement.

Transfer students:

  • Please check with your advisers about your ECCE requirements.