Early Childhood Education (AAS)

Credits Required

Leadership and Administration Option - 92 Minimum Credits

Infant, Toddler, and School Age Care Option - 95 Minimum Credit

Courses (90 Credits Minimum)

Core Courses (54 Credits)

Course Course Title Credits
ECED&105 Intro to Early Childhood Education 5.0
ECED&107 Health Safety and Nutrition 5.0
ECED&120 Practicum-Nurturing Relationships 2.0
ECED&160 Curriculum Development 5.0
ECED&170 Environments for Young Children 3.0
ECED&180 Language and Literacy Development 3.0
ECED&190 Observation and Assessment 3.0
EDUC&115 Child Development 5.0
EDUC&130 Guiding Behavior 3.0
EDUC&150 Child, Family and Community 3.0
ECED&203 The Exceptional Child 5.0
ECED 145 Fine Arts Curriculum for Young Children 3.0
ECED 200 Practicum II 3.0
ECED 235 Educating Young Children in Diverse Society 3.0
ECED 238 Professionalism 3.0

Support Courses (3-6 Credits)

Course Course Title Credits
ECED&132 Infants & Toddlers-Nurturing Care and 3.0
ECED&134 Family Child Care 3.0
EDUC&136 School Age Care or 3.0
ECED&139 Administration of Early Learning Programs 3.0

General Education Courses (35 Credits)

Course Course Title Credits
BIOL&100 Survey of Biology 5.0
ENGL&101 English Composition I 5.0
ENGL&102 English Composition II or 5.0
ENGL&235 Technical Writing 5.0
MATH&131 Mathematics for Elementary Education 1 5.0
MATH&132 Mathematics for Elementary Education 2 5.0
MATH&107 Math in Society 5.0
PSYC&100 General Psychology or 5.0
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5.0
SPCH 101 Fundamentals of Speech 5.0

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