Catalog 2024 - 2025

Associate in Science Degree in Early Childhood Education

20480 - 60 credits

Degree Requirements

General Education - Communications/English

ENC 1101English Composition I

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 credits from the following:
ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3 credits

Recommended

HUM 1020Introduction to Humanities

3 credits

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3 credits

MUL 2010Music Appreciation

3 credits

PHI 1010Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

Recommended

THE 1000Introduction to Theatre

3 credits

Recommended

General Education - Mathematics

Select 3 credits from the following:
MGF 1130Mathematical Thinking

3 credits

MAC 1105College Algebra

3 credits

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry

5 credits

STA 2023Elementary Statistics I

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science

Select 3 credits from the following:
AST 1002General Astronomy

3 credits

BSC 1005Life Science

3 credits

recommended

BSC 2010General Biology I

3 credits

BSC 2085Anatomy & Physiology I

3 credits

CHM 1020Introduction to Chemistry

3 credits

CHM 1045General Chemistry I

3 credits

PHY 1020Principles of Physics

3 credits

PHY 1053College Physics I

3 credits

PHY 2048Physics with Calculus I

3 credits

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

AMH 2020American History: Reconstruction to the Present

3 credits

Or

POS 1041American Government

3 credits

Major Field Required Courses - 30 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 1946Practicum in CDA Assessment

3 credits

EEX 2010Introduction to Special Education

3 credits

EEC 1734Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

3 credits

CHD 2334Early Childhood Language Arts and Reading

3 credits

Major Field Electives - Select 15 credits

EEC 1520Early Childhood Leadership And Organizational Mgmt

3 credits

recommended

EEC 1947Practicum in Teaching Strategies

3 credits

recommended

HUS 1540Family Relations

3 credits

recommended

MAT 1100Quantitative Reasoning

3 credits

recommended

PPE 2001Person and Personality Development

3 credits

recommended

CGS 1060College Computing

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3 credits

EEC 1523Programming for Early Childcare Administrators

3 credits

EEC 2948Practicum in Early Childhood Curriculum

3 credits

EEC 2949Practicum Child Care Center Management

3 credits

ENC 1102English Composition II

3 credits

GEB 1011Introduction to Business

3 credits

SYG 2000Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology

3 credits