Early Childhood Education

Course Requirements

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
COL 101 Orientation: The College Experience 3
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
Humanities (choose one)
*ART 1030 Art Appreciation 3
*ENGL 2010 Introduction to Literature I: Fiction

3

ENGL 2110 American Literature I 3
*ENGL 2410 World Literature I 3
*MUS 1030 Music Appreciation 3
*PHIL 201 Introduction to World Religions 3
Math (choose one)
MATH 1130 College Algebra 3
MATH 1530 College Statistics 3
MATH 1710 Precalculus I 3
Science (choose one)
ASTR 1030 Intro to Astronomy 4
BIOL 1010 Biology I & Lab 4
BIOL 1020 Biology II & Lab 4
CHEM 1010 Intro to Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1030 Physics 4
Social Science (choose one)
ECON 2010 Economics I 3
ECON 2020 Economics II 3
*GEOG 2010 World Regional Geography 3
PSYC 1030 General Psychology 3
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
*SOCI 1120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
Oral Communication
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3

Early Childhood Concentration (32 hours - all courses required)

ECED 1010 Introduction to Early Childhood 2
ECED 2010 Safe Healthy Learning Environment 3
ECED 2015 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
ECED 2020 Infant Toddler Child Development 3
ECED 2040 Family Dynamics & Community Involvement 3
ECED 2060 Development of Exceptional Children 3
ECED 2070 Development Assessment 3
ECED 2080 Language and Literacy in early Childhood 3
ECED 2085 Math & Science in Early Childhood 3
ECED 2130 Initial Practicum 3**
ECED 2160 Final Practicum 3***
**delivered at Home College and should be completed within the first 12 hours of the program
***delivered at Home College

Early Childhood Electives (3 hours - choose one)

ECED 2030 Infant & Toddler Care 3
ECED 2090 Creative Development 3
ECED 2120 Administration of Childhood Centers 3
*ENGL 2630 Literature for Children 3

General Electives (3 hours)

Electives may be chosen from the list of freshman/sophomore courses offered during the semester. Check with your academic advisor to ensure that your course selection satisfies this requirement.

Total Hours in A.A.S. Degree = 60 hours
*course containing at least one component of international content

 

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