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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


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
HIS111U. S. History: Pre-Civil War3
MAT120Contemporary Mathematics3
PSY121General Psychology3
SSC100First Year Seminar1

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
ECE111Childhd Nutrition/Safety3
ECE120Comtemp Issues in Erly Childhd3
ECE121Infant & Toddler Methods & Lab4
ECE123Early Childhd Methods I & Lab4
ECE125Early Childhd Methods II & Lab4
ECE127Childhood Classroom Mgt3
ECE222Program Planning/Evaluation3
ECE226Assessment of Young Children3
ECE233Intro to Exceptional Learners3
ECE244Fld Work - Teaching Practicum6
EDC120Foundations of Literacy3
EDC220Parent/Family/School Interact3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
PSY125Child Development3
Select course(s) from:
CLT110Cross-Cultural Immersion3
COM222Intercultural Communication3
ENG124Oral Communications3
SOC111Sociology3
SPA133Using Beginning Spanish3