A.A.S. Program Course List

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Development

A.A.S. Degree (O,T,W)

The Early Childhood Education Development curriculum prepares the future Early Childhood Professionals to develop and implement curriculum, to communicate effectively with families, and to manage a classroom or a child care program Students may build on the Early Childhood Studies diploma. They will also receive a broad based education in Social Sciences, English, and Math. The Education department arranges for on-site community-based and/or lab school experiences.

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 150 Business Mathematics 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
PSY 125 Child Development 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
ECE 120 Comtemp Issues in Erly Childhd 3
ECE 121 Infant & Toddler Methods & Lab 5
ECE 123 Early Childhd Methods I & Lab 5
ECE 125 Early Childhd Methods II & Lab 5
ECE 127 Childhood Classroom Mgt 3
ECE 222 Program Planning/Evaluation 3
ECE 233 Exceptional Child 3
ECE 244 Fld Work - Teaching Practicum 6
EDC 220 Parent/Family/School Interact 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
ECE 111 Childhd Nutrition/Safety 3
ECE 226 Assessment of Young Children 3
EDC 120 Foundations of Literacy 3
HIS 111 U. S. History: Pre-Civil War 3