CLOSING:

The Owens Campus in Georgetown is closed on Sunday, March 1, 2015. All activities scheduled for today have been cancelled due to snow.


A.A.T. Program Course List

Early Childhood Education

Early Care and Education (Birth to Second Grade)

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

The Birth to Second Grade Option combines the Early Childhood Development curriculum with a student transfer focus. The program prepares students for transfer to a four-year in-state institutions to complete requirements for a bachelor's degree and early care/education (Birth to Second Grade). The Birth to Second Grade Option is approved by the Department of Education as the first half of an associate/bachelor's preparation for a Birth to Second Grade teaching certification. This program offers full articulation with several four-year institutions. Students participate in laboratory hours in public and private school systems. This curriculum option offers students the opportunity to work toward a four-year degree while preparing for the various positions in the field of early childhood.

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 201 Mathematics for Teachers I 4
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 226 Assessment of Young Children 3
ECE 233 Exceptional Child 3
EDC 120 Foundations of Literacy 3
EDC 220 Parent/Family/School Interact 3
EDC 230 Children's Literature 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
ECE 111 Childhd Nutrition/Safety 3
HIS 111 U. S. History: Pre-Civil War 3
MAT 202 Mathematics for Teachers II 4
MAT 203 Math for Teachers III 4
BIO 140 General Biology 4
or
BIO 150 Biology I 4