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CPSY 4993 - Directed Experiences in Early Childhood Education

This course is will focus on the typical development at the various ages and stages of the early childhood period and to apply this knowledge in educational settings. Students will complete a practicum during which they will observe and participate in various child development programs during the semester. Students will complete observation assignments associated with the practicum.

Who should take this course?

Students who are interested in gaining first-hand experience observing how Child Psychology concepts apply to real-world educational environments.

Students who are interested in pursuing a career working with, or on behalf of, children. Students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in education.

What degree requirements might this class fulfill?
Child Psychology B.A.
Early Childhood Education: Foundations

For official information about how this class would fulfill major requirements or college requirements, please consult your college adviser and your APAS. Access to your APAS report can be found under the Academics tab on MyU.

Early Childhood Education student or instructor consent

Grading Basis:
A-F only


Terms this class is typically offered:
Fall and Spring

Instructors who teach this class:
Marie Lister

Sample syllabus
Link to PDF

Have additional questions about this class or need a permission number? Contact Meghan Eliason, Child Psychology Adviser, at