Early Childhood Studies Department

Before declaring the ECS major or minor, meet with an ECS Advisor to learn more about the program.

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Welcome to the Department of Early Childhood Studies at Sonoma State University.

The Department of Early Childhood Studies (ECS) provides a high-quality curriculum that is committed to improving early childhood services and education and to advocating for social justice equity for all young children and their communities.

The ECS Department houses the following programs:

Mission Statement

"The Department of Early Childhood Studies prepares knowledgeable and caring professionals who are committed to contributing to a just society through high-quality education and social service for all children and families."