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Dept. of Early Childhood Education

Childhood is important to basic human development, and our education focus is on how to be a teacher of human beings, based on behavior and true love. Our aim is to cultivate teachers with an identity towards a firm educational philosophy, special teaching ability, adaptability to the field of childhood, and possessing of outstanding sensitivity.

Subject Overview

Education and Culture
Education and Culture aims to understand and experience various fields in order to adapt to the internationalized era and to inspire recognition towards our culture.
Practical English IㆍII
Practical English IㆍII teaches useful conversation that applies to daily life and cultivates communicative skills with foreigners.
Human Relations Theory
Human Relations Theory aims to build up qualities that can help maintain smooth personal relationships among administrators, colleagues and children in any educational institute.
Introduction to Pedagogy
Introduction to Pedagogy provides the basis of the teaching profession by lecturing on the overall education necessary for students to become teachers. This course enables students to understand the current problems and direction of where our education is readed.
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology is a study that applies the principles and methods of psychology to help promote an environment more conclusive to learning.
Educational Philosophy and History
Educational Philosophy and History defines the values and the reasons of children's education from ancient Hellenic civilization to the contemporary age in the social political, economic and cultural aspects. This course provides the opportunity to recognize what is the right way to educate our children based on the history and philosophy by examining the development process of Korean children's education.
Research and Teaching Methods of Curriculum
Research and Teaching Methods of Curriculum instructs prospective kindergarten teachers on how to use educational tools in an effective way and how to create them.
Core Subject Education
Core Subject Education teaches instruction theories and detailed activities and instruction methods that are proper for the development of children. This course aims to build up the qualities necessary for a teacher.
Education Sociology
Education Sociology focuses on the social process through social relationships. This course, cultivates the ability to understand education with sociological aspects by reviewing relevant educational phenomenon; including social groups, such as the family, peer groups, school groups, mass communication, culture, social changes, social class and lifelong education.
Education Method and Technology
Educational Method and Technology enables students to instruct a class in an effective way by utilizing media theory.
Teaching Practice IㆍII
Teaching Practice IㆍII aims to establish effective teaching values and to cultivate quality teaching performance in schools through theory and practice.
Curriculum and Educational Evaluation
Curriculum and Educational Evaluation teaches knowledge, attitude, function, and theory related to educational evaluation in the children's educational activities and also builds up the abilities of educational evaluation.
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Introduction to Early Childhood Education teaches educational philosophy and methods, as well as overall concepts of children's education. This course provides basic knowledge and attitudes for actual activities of education that a teacher should know.
Development and Education of Young Children I
Development and Education of Young Children I enables students to play the role as a good teacher for young children by teaching concepts and knowledge related to the development of children from infancy to 3 years old.
Art for Children
Art for Children provides sufficient art experiences geared towards self-expression. This course builds up good personality by cultivating confidence, creativeness, and cooperation and by supporting and understanding children's environment. This course teaches instruction methods that contribute to creating a better society.
Rhythm and Instrumental Music IㆍIIㆍIII
Rhythm and Instrumental Music IㆍIIㆍIII improves students' piano performance abilities and aims to develop the musical talents, especially accompaniment methods for children's songs that are required for teaching children.
Child Welfare
Child welfare is an organizational activity that practices and plans for the healthy development of children, including disabled children in cooperation with parents, government, and private organizations. This subject studies relevant theories through on-the-job training.
Health Education
Health Education teaches theories, and methods of health preservation in accordance with the stages of children's development. This course cultivates the ability to evaluate the status of children's health and enables students to identify health problems in children in their early stages.
Development and Education of Young Children II
Development and Education of Young Children II teaches about children's development. This course enables students to play the role of a teacher through study instruction, behavior instruction and parent education proper to the children's development of stage.
Observation and Practice in Early Childhood
Observation and Practice in Early Childhood aims to identify the scope of development levels and characteristics of children through observation and evaluation activities in kindergartens. This course helps students to apply this information in education activities and teaching plans according to the children's developmental stages.
Guiding Play and Game
Guiding Play and Game's goal is to understand the relationship between developments and play study for children. This course aims to instruct teachers by studying instruction method and educational environments by focusing on children's play - study.
Creative Craft
Creative Craft cultivates the ability to instruct children's activities by improving on art functions through art experiences using various materials and methods. This course also builds up the capability to construct more educational and aesthetical environments.
Music for Early Childhood I
Music for Early Childhood I fosters creativity with simple melodies and teaches conducting methods, general music theories, children's songs and interpretation useful for children's music instruction.
Early Childhood Curriculum
Early Childhood Curriculum recognizes the basis and importance of the design of childhood education curriculum as based on modern children's education programs. This course also cultivates the capability to create effective education programs by preparing actual education curriculums after understanding the purpose, content and instruction methods for current education.
Introduction to Edu-Care
Introduction to Edu-Care teaches several education theories including concepts, requirements, history, childcare and children's development, and the design, operation, and professionalism necessary for an effective child care provider.
Field Case Study
Field Case Study nurtures good teachers by improving their ability to adapt to kindergarteners after the understanding of kindergarten education is established. Students understand and participate in actual kindergarten education activities kindergarten education.
Language Education of Children
Language Education of Children teaches language development theories, which are used to communicate. This course teaches the role of teachers in this development by supporting actual activities for children's language development in schools.
Science Education of Early Childhood
Development and Education of Young Children I teaches concepts and knowledge of science education by teaching contents and attitudes of science education. This course cultivates the capability to build up an inquiring spirit and quest for problem resolution in children.
Music for Early Childhood II
Music for Early Childhood II aims to properly recognize the development of children's musical abilities and to provide quality to teachers for instructing children's music, This can be achieved through singing, rhythm study, playing musical instruments, and active listening.
Health and Nursing for Children
Health and Nursing for Children gives an understanding of growth and developmental processes of children and teaches knowledge and skills applied to the nursing process to solve children's health problems.
Behavior Modification of Handicapped Children
Behavior Modification of Handicapped Children teaches concepts and about the types of disabled children and cultivates the capability to educate and distinguish children who are physically challenged.
Movement Education of Early Childhood
Movement Education of Early Childhood cultivates qualities for a teacher to instruct creative physical expressive activities through practical activities based on children's physical expression theories. This course helps to successfully perform roles supporting the overall development of children.
Early Childhood Program
Early Childhood Program gives an understanding of child care program structure, operation, and the professionalism of child care teachers as based on concepts, requirement, history and children's development of child care. This course also builds up the ability to plan a childcare program.
Children's Literature
Children's Literature highlights the relationship between children's development and literature activities, and also teaches details utilized to explain how to apply literature in actual education. This course also helps to collect and create educational materials in order to become a successful teacher.
Traditional Korean Music in Early Childhood Education
Traditional Korean Music in Early Childhood Education aims to understand Korean music education for children in order to fulfill traditional culture education as a preparation for a growing international culture. This course cultivates vocational abilities by teaching contents and methods required in schools for Korean musical instruments, songs, folk songs, dance, and samulnori.
Physical Education in Early Childhood
Physical Education in Early Childhood strives to understand the types and content of basic physical education as applied to the outdoor children's activities. This course cultivates the ability to instruct physical activity and recreation in schools through actual practice.
Mathematics for Early Childhood
Mathematics for Early Childhood focues on mathematical concepts for early childhood; including requirements, purpose, historical background, various theories, Piaget's number concept development theory, Garnae's mathematic study theory, and Bruna's mathematic education theory. This course also teaches mathematic education, classification, sequence, order creation, number recognition, calculation, measurement and concepts of space and time.
Seminar in Early Childhood Education
Seminar in Early Childhood Education rationalizes the various types of children's education programs through study activities and presentations related to Korean education programs, education contents and differences in instruction methods.
Storytelling Studies
Storytelling Studies focuses on concepts and knowledge related to nursery stories, and finds effective methods to select and present stories based on age.
Foreign Language in Early Childhood Education
Foreign Language in Early Childhood Education cultivates the ability to instruct children's English by teaching effective instruction methods that applies to children's English education.
Early Childhood Guidance
Early Childhood Guidance considers the basic knowledge and behavior instruction required for understanding children's behavior, general principles and children's life instruction. This course cultivates the capability to instruct on developing confidence and friendly social behavior, as well as healthy adaptive behavior in children.
Parental Education
Parents Education teaches concepts and knowledge related to parental education along with effective methods and contents.
Child and Society
Childhood and Society teaches concepts, psychological backgrounds and detailed instruction methods to become an effective teacher who cultivates value, attitude and skills required for children's development.
Kindergarten Management
Kindergarten Management teaches the management of a children's education institute by considering the general principles of educational institute management.
Computer Science Education for Early Childhood
Computer Science Education for Early Childhood cultivates field adaptability by teaching actual computers activities in children's education, as an integral way. This course also gives an understanding of the role of computers in children's education.
Counseling for Children
Counseling for Children teaches theories, processes and techniques related to counseling. This course builds up the capability to apply preventive counseling by learning play therapy and art therapy along with other counseling methods.


Kindergarten, Child center, etc.