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Early Childhood Education Programs of Study
Early Childhood Education Associate Degreeclear spacer graphic  
 2013-2014
Child Care Administration & Management Certificateclear spacer graphic   
Child Development Certificate
Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

Early Childhood Education Associate Degree (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2013-20141
(A55220) Afternoon/Evening Program
5 Semesters
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HOURS

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CLASS

LAB

CREDIT

1 - Fall Semester 2013

ACA 122

College Transfer Success

1

0

1

EDU 119

Intro to Early Childhood Education

4

0

4

EDU 144

Child Development I

3

0

3

EDU 153

Health, Safety, and Nutrition

3

0

3

ENG 111

Expository Writing*

3

0

3

MAT 115

Mathematical Models*

2

2

3

  or MAT 140 and MAT 140A Survey of Math      

2 - Spring Semester 2014

EDU 131

Child, Family, and Community

3

0

3

EDU 145

Child Development II

3

0

3

EDU 146

Child Guidance

3

0

3

EDU 234

Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

3

0

3

EDU 280

Language and Literacy Experiences

3

0

3

ENG 112

Argument-Based Research

3

0

3

3 - Summer Term 2014

CIS 113

Computer Basics

0

2

1

EDU 161

Intro. to Exceptional Child

3

0

3

EDU 221

Children with Exceptionalities

3

0

3

EDU 261

Early Childhood Administration I

3

0

3

COM 231

Public Speaking

3

0

3

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Humanities Elective

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3

4 - Fall Semester 2014

EDU 151

Creative Activities

3

0

3

EDU 151A

Creative Activities Lab

0

2

1

EDU 262

Early Childhood Administration II

3

0

3

EDU 271

Educational Technology

2

2

3

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Major Elective

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2

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Social Science Elective

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3

5 - Spring Semester 2015

EDU 154

Social/Emotional/Behavioral Development

3

0

3

EDU 284

Early Child Capstone Practicum

1

9

4

Total Semester Hours Required for an A.A.S. Degree clear spacer graphic
73

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A , RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results.

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

Major Electives: BUS 110, BUS 139, EDU 114, EDU 125, EDU 152, EDU184, EDU 220, EDU 241, EDU 250, EDU 275, HEA 110

Social Science Electives: ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, POL 220, PSY 150, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225

** Please note that enrollment in EDU 284 requires a criminal background check. Students may not enroll in this classes or finish the degree without the criminal background check

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

1The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary. 

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