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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership

Make a difference. Become a leader in early childhood education.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1    
PSYC13551 Human Development: Foundations 3
EDUC14444 Observing, Recording and Assessing 3
EDUC10199 Personal Wellness for Early Childhood Professionals 3
COMM13921 Interpersonal Communication 3
EDUC12974 Principles to Practice: Social and Physical Environments 3
ENGL17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
Total:   18
Semester 2    
PSYC20229 Human Development: The Early Years 3
EDUC20229 Curriculum Design for Early Learning 3
EDUC13551     Wellness and the Young Child 3
FLPL11322 Field Practicum & Seminar 1: Early Childhood Programs 2
TBD Breadth Elective 3
Total: 14
Semester 3    
PSYC20049 Human Development: Adolescence to Late Adulthood 3
EDUC29798 Inclusive Practice With Young Children 3
SOCS10146 Foundations of Inquiry: Reflection and Critical Thinking 3
EDUC20000 History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Programs 3
TBD Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 4    
PSYC29207 Human Development: Fundamental Relationships 3
EDUC26529 Curriculum Planning for Young Children 3
SOCS27545 Family Studies: Research and Application 3
MGMT10025 Governance in Early Years Settings 3
FLPL 26693 Field Practicum and Seminar 2: Early Childhood Settings 1
Total: 13
Semester 5    
EDUC38263 Quality Assurance for Early Childhood Programs 3
INFO22158 Leadership in a Technological World (Hybrid) 3
SOCS10123 Applied Research Methods in Early Childhood 3
MGMT27900 Global Leadership & Leaders 3
TBA Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 6    
PSYC34579 Human Development: Current Topics 3
EDUC49014 Pedagogical Leadership in Early Learning and Care 3
SOCS28448 Advocacy and Leadership: Building Healthy Communities 3
MGMT39207 Introduction to Projects as an Early Childhood Leader 3
COWT10023 Cooperative Education Internship Forum – Degree  
TBD Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
COWT18888: Degree Internship – 14 weeks; 30 hours per week (420 hours)
Semester 7    
EDUC30199 Early Childhood Program and System Delivery 3
SOCS30065 Research and Project Solutions in Early Childhood Studies 3
FLPL37545 Field 3 and Seminar Solutions for Early Childhood Leadership 3
TBD Breadth Elective 3
TBD Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
Semester 8    
EDUC44579 Leadership for Quality (Independent Studies) 9
SOCS37721 Social Policy in Canada 3
TBA Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15

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