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Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

PROGRAMME
OVERVIEW

Wheelock College

Bachelor of Science in
Early Childhood Education

This programme will be admitting its last intake in AY2016/2017.

Wheelock College-Singapore Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education is designed to provide Singaporean students a challenging and rigorous education that balances theory about the growth and development of young children with the practical skills necessary for students to become successful practitioners and leaders in the profession. The programme has an added emphasis on special needs children and the inculcation of managerial and leadership skills for future professionals. The Wheelock program features American-style interactive teaching and learning, with both primary Wheelock faculty from Boston and co-instructors from Singapore team-teaching many of the modules.

The Wheelock program is led in Singapore by a full-time resident director, and is supported by both SIT and the Wheelock-Boston Center for International Education, Leadership and Innovation. Founded in 1888 by Lucy Wheelock, the College is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the premier institutions in America for its longstanding programs for students in the USA and abroad who are passionate about entering the teaching profession, and who seek to improve and enrich the lives of young children and their families.

MODULE 
SYNOPSIS

Wheelock College
Early Childhood Education, BSc

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education consists of 21 modules and 80 credits, with an added emphasis on special needs children and the inculcation of managerial and leadership skills for future professionals.

Oral and written presentations, as well as group projects and exercises, are common assignments. There is also a 30-hour Service Learning Assignment that is required for graduation.

A special highlight of the Wheelock degree experience is a required five-week Summer Immersion Program, held on the beautiful Wheelock campus in the heart of Boston. This experience, which commences the second year of study, includes instruction in three intensive modules as well as the opportunity to interact with American ECE professionals in many different settings.

 


Programme Structure

Semester 1


Semester 2

Semester 3


Semester 4


Graduation Requirements

ELIGIBILITY
 

Wheelock College
Early Childhood Education, BSc

Polytechnic Diploma

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

  • Child Psychology & Early Education
  • Early Childhood Education

Temasek Polytechnic

  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Psychology Studies and Early Childhood Teaching

OIP
 

Wheelock College
Early Childhood Education, BSc

It is mandatory for students to complete a 5-week attachment at the home campus of the Wheelock College in Boston where they will get to experience a different culture and interact with overseas students. Students will be attending classes for two modules EDU 275/276 Communication and Collaboration with Families, Professional and Communities and PSC 399 Field Studies in Science.   Field trips will be arranged during the stay. The estimated cost ranges from S$7,500* to S$8,000*.

*Estimated costs are dependent on the prevailing currency exchange rate and airfare.

CONTACT
US / LOCATION

Wheelock College
Early Childhood Education, BSc

For admission-related queries, please email to Adm@SingaporeTech.edu.sg 
For general and programme-related queries, please email to AcdPrg@SingaporeTech.edu.sg 


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Associate Professor Alan Wong
Programme Director

Location:

SIT@NP Building
537 Clementi Road
Singapore 599493

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