Early Childhood Education

Associate of Science


General Studies Core (18 credits)

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics

PHI 100 Available Online  Introduction to Critical Thinking

PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology

Fine Arts Electives: (3 credits)

Select three credits from the following:
ART 101 Available Online, ART 202, ART 210, ART 245, ART 301, ART 302, ART 304, ART 310, ART 315; DRA 105, DRA 110, DRA 140, DRA 200, DRA 307, DRA 330; DSN 110 Available Online; MUS 101 Available Online, MUS 201; TEC 215

Natural Science Elective: (3-4 credits)

May be three (3) or four (4) credit hours for AS degree. Must be

four (4) credit hours to transfer to the BS in Early Care and

Education (Birth-Grade 2) program.

Behavioral Science Core (6 credits)

PSY 333 Available Online Psychology of the Exceptional Child

PSY 336 Available Online Child Development

Education Core (18 credits)

ECE 202 Available Online Professional Issues in Early Childhood

ECE 206 Available Online Family Development and Service Systems

ECE 211 Available Online Language Arts in Early Childhood Programs

ECE 214 Available Online Creating Environments for Learning

EPY 301 Available Online Assessment of Exceptional Children and IEPs

RDG 300 Available Online Language Development and Early Literacy

Clinical Component (12 credits)

ECE 203 Available Online Methods of Teaching Art, Music, and Movement

ECE 204 Available Online Integrated Methods: Language Arts,
Social Studies, Science, and Math

ECE 216 Internship in Early Childhood Education*

*This clinical component of the program must be completed face-to-face.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2016 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.