Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

ECE Full-Time Diploma

Year 1 - Semester 1 (September - December)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
ECED 1200 Practicum 1 (L) 4
ECED 1320 Child Guidance (L) 3
ECED 1340 Interpersonal Relations - Communications 3
ECED 1350 Introduction to Program Planning (L) 3
PSYC 2130 Introduction to Developmental Psychology: Childhood & Adolescence 3
   Total for semester 16
Year 1 - Semester 2 (January - April)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
ECED 1300 Practicum 2 (L) 4
ECED 1330 Child Health 3
ECED 1360 Curriculum Development (L) 3
ECED 1440 Interpersonal Relations - Helping Interactions 3
PSYC 2230 Introduction to Developmental Psychology: Adulthood & Aging 3
   Total for semester 16
Year 2 - Semester 3 (September - December)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
ECED 2200 Practicum 3 - Demonstration Practicum (L) 5
ECED 2350 Advanced Program Development (L) 3
ECED 2440 Interpersonal Relations - Working with Families 3
ECED 2490 Administration of Early Childhood Education Programs 3
ENGL 1100 Composition 3
   Total for semester 17

Graduate with:

  • a TRU Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • British Columbia License to practice: Early Childhood Educator (after 500 hours experience)

Post-Diploma Certificates Available for Semester 4 (offered alternate years):