Associate in Science Degree in Early Childhood Education

20480 - 63 credits

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

Recommended:

BSC 1005Life Science (P)

3 credits

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 3 credits

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

Recommended:

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts or Natural Science/Mathematics or Social/Behavioral Science

Recommended:

PHI 1103Critical and Creative Thinking (P)

3 credits

SYG 2000Introduction to Sociology (P)

3 credits

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation - 6 credits

Major Field Required Courses - 33 credits

CHD 1104Introduction to Early Childhood Education

2 credits

CHD 1220Introduction to Child Development

3 credits

CHD 1332Creative Experiences for Children

3 credits

CHD 2800Administering a Child Care Center

3 credits

EDF 1021Social Elements in Early Childhood Education

3 credits

EEC 1202Principles of Early Childhood Curriculum

3 credits

EEC 1601Observing and Recording Behavior

3 credits

EEC 1946Early Childhood Practicum I

4 credits

EEX 1013Special Needs in Early Childhood Education

3 credits

HUN 1410Basic Childhood Nutrition

3 credits

SLS 1421Personal and Career Development

3 credits

Major Field Electives - Select 15 credits

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

CHD 2334Early Childhood Language Arts and Reading (O)

3 credits

EEC 1520Early Childhood Organizational Leadership and Mgmt.

3 credits

EEC 1947Early Childhood Practicum II (O)

4 credits

EEC 2948Early Childhood Practicum III (O)

4 credits

EEC 2949Early Childhood Practicum IV (O)

4 credits

ENC 1102English Composition II (P)

3 credits

ETI 1932Introduction to Technology

3 credits

GEB 1931Introduction to Business Technology

3 credits

MGF 2106Mathematics for Liberal Arts I (P)

3 credits

PPE 2001Person and Personality Development

3 credits

SYG 1430Family Relations (P)

3 credits

Students may enhance their career success by first attaining a Certificate In Child Development And Early Intervention (60040) by completing 36 credits from the Major Field Required and Major Field Electives sections above. Attaining the A.S. Degree is then simply a matter of completing the General Education required courses and the remaining 12 credits of major field and elective courses.