A.A.S., Early Childhood Education

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements. 1
Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ECE F101Introduction to Early Childhood Profession3
ECE F104XChild Development I: Prenatal, Infants and Toddlers3
ECE F110Safe, Healthy, Learning Environments3
ECE F119Curriculum I: Principles and Practices3
ECE F130Culture, Learning and the Young Child2
ECE F132Young Child and the Family1
or LS F101X Library Information and Research
ECE F140Positive Social and Emotional Development3
ECE F210Child Guidance3
ECE F213Curriculum: Thinking, Reasoning, and Discovery3
ECE F214Infants and Toddlers3
ECE F229Foundations in Nutrition and Physical Wellness3
ECE F235Screening, Assessment and Recording3
ECE F240Inclusion of Children with Special Needs3
ECE F242Child and Family Ecology (or other advisor-approved family class)3
or ECE F342 Family Relationships
ECE F170Practicum I3
or ECE F299 Practicum for CDAs
ECE F270Practicum II3
Total Credits45
1

As part of the A.A.S. degree requirements, complete ECE F117 or any course at the F100 level or above in mathematical sciences for the computation requirement, and ECE F107 for the human relations requirement.