Early Childhood Education Degree

AAS Early Childhood Education Degree (66 - 67 Credits)

Term 1 (18 Credits)

  • ECE:103, Intro to Early Childhood Education*, 3 credits
  • ECE:133, Child Health, Safety and Nutrition*, 3 credits
  • ECE:158, Early Childhood Curriculum I*, 3 credits
  • ECE:170, Child Growth and Development*, 3 credits
  • ECE:243, Early Childhood Guidance *, 3 credits
  • ENG:105, Composition I, OR
  • COM:102, Communication Skills, 3 credits

 

Term 2 (15 Credits)

  • ECE:159, Early Childhood Curriculum II*, 3 credits
  • EDU:220, Human Relations for the Classroom Teacher, 3 credits
  • EDU:245, Exceptional Learner, 3 credits
  • EDU:235, Children's Literature, 3 credits
  • Humanities Elective, 3 credits

 

Term 3 - Summer (2 Credits)

  • ECE:920, Field Experience/ ECE**, 2 credits

 

Term 4 (17 - 18 Credits)

  • ECE:169, Art and Music Activities for Young Children, 3 credits
  • ECE:193, Dynamics of the Family, 3 credits
  • ECE:920, Field Experience/ ECE**, 2 credits
  • SDV:174, Critical and Creative Thinking, 3 credits
  • BUS:110, Business Math & Calculators, OR
  • ENV:115, Environmental Science, 3 credits OR
  • ENV:111, Environmental Science, 4 credits
  • CSC:110, Introduction to Computers, OR
  • SPC:170, Professional Communication, 3 credits

 

Term 5 (14 Credits)

  • ECE:221, Infant/Toddler Care and Education, 3 credits
  • ECE:290, Early Childhood Program Administration, 3 credits
  • ECE:920, Field Experience/ ECE**, 2 credits
  • Early Childhood Electives, 6 credits


*CDA Certification Coursework

**Students may be subject to release of information and criminal background check by each cooperative site prior to beginning their work cooperative experience.

Approved Early Childhood Elective Courses

  • BUS:102, Introduction to Business, 3 credits
  • ECE:168, Math and Science for Young Children, 3 credits
  • EDU:125, Making a Difference, 3 credits
  • EDU:212, Educational Foundations, 3 credits
  • EDU:255, Technology in the Classroom, 3 credits
  • PSY:121, Developmental Psychology, 3 credits
  • SDV:114, Strategies for Academic Success, 3 credits