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Training professionals of early childhood education to enhance children's creativity

Through the teaching of child care theory and opportunities for onsite practice of skills learned in the classroom, students in the Department of Early Childhood Education are trained to be outstanding childcare experts with the qualities of character demanded by the profession. The department offers excellent teaching methods as well as systematic programs based on how young children actively obtain knowledge and develop their personalities. Students can develop skills and competency by practicing at our Geumho Kindergarten, the largest kindergarten in Jeju. We offer a 3+1 year degree program, giving students the chance to participate in intensive major subject study and obtain a university degree.

Curriculum | Three-year Program

  1. Childhood Development, Play Guidance, Childhood Curriculum, Children's Rights and Welfare, Childhood Music Instruction, Childhood Movement Education, On-site Training at Children's Educational Institutes, Instruments & Music, Child Health Education, Child Literature Education, Child Observation and Activity Research, Introduction to Education Theory, Educational Psychology, Philosophy & History of Education, Introduction to Special Education Theory
  2. Educational Curricular for Children, Language Instruction, Childhood Arts, Childhood Math Education, Instruments and Music, Infant & Childhood Development, Theory of Childhood Curricular, Theory of Childcare Instruction, Childhood Educational Materials & Methods, Social Studies in Early Childhood, Childhood Educational Program Development & Evaluation, Educational Methods & Educational Engineering, Life Guidance & Counseling, Community & Education
  3. Childhood Science Education, Child Health Education, Operation & Management of Early Childhood Educational Institutions, Childcare Practices, Parent Development, Logic & Discourse, Instruments and Music, Infant Teaching Methods, Theory of Mental Health, Infant & Childhood Development & Education, Inclusive Childhood Disability Education, Teaching Practice, Bullying Prevention and Understanding Students, Job Training at Schools, Educational Volunteerism

Department Strengths

  • Classes operated in conjunction with CHU's on-campus kindergarten - the largest in Jeju
  • Participation, observation, and on-site training to improve practical job skills
  • Customized training program to enhance skills needed in the field
  • Bachelor's degrees offered through the 3+1 Top-Up program
  • 100% employment of job-seeking students
  • Certified as the best preliminary teacher training institution with an A grade in the evaluation of teacher training institutes

Careers and Continuing Education

  • Licenses
    Level 2 kindergarten instructor (Ministry of Science, Education and Technology)
    Level 2 childcare provider (Ministry of Families and Social Welfare)
  • Career Opportunities
    Public or private kindergarten instructor, childcare provider at daycare centers and various early childhood and childhood educational institutions, childcare facility owner, publishing, research institutions related to childhood education, broadcasting companies, instructor at private school related to childhood education, instructor at after-school academies, administrator at education-related offices