Early Childhood Education

Campuses that Offer this Program: 
Chattanooga State Community College
Columbia State Community College
Cleveland State Community College
Dyersburg State Community College
Jackson State Community College
Motlow State Community College
Nashville State Community College
Northeast State Community College
Pellissippi State Community College
Roane State Community College
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Volunteer State Community College
Walters State Community College

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)

Note: Course rubric changes are effective Fall 2014.

ECED 1310 Introduction to Early Childhood 3
ECED 2310 Safe Healthy Learning Environment 3
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
ECED 2320 Infant Toddler Child Development 3
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics & Community Involvement 3
ECED 2360 Development of Exceptional Children 3
ECED 2370 Development Assessment 3
ECED 2380 Language and Literacy in early Childhood 3
ECED 2385 Math & Science in Early Childhood 3
ECED 2335 Initial Practicum 3**
ECED 2365 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 2330 Infant & Toddler Care 3
ECED 2390 Creative Development 3
ECED 2312 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 = 61 hours
*course containing at least one component of international content

 

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