This 15-credit minor provides undergraduate students with background knowledge in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners. Completing this minor partially fulfills requirements for licensure in Early Childhood Education, PK-3 and Early Childhood Special Education in Virginia.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: ECDL

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15


ECED 201Introduction to Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners3
ECED 401Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence3
ECED 402Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Young Learners, Birth-Age 53
ECED 403Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance3
Select 3 credits from undergraduate ECED courses3
Total Credits15