Early Childhood Education

Associate of Science

Suggested Program Sequence


1st Semester 2nd Semester
ECE 202 Available Online Professional Issues in Early Childhood
Prereq: EDU 203

ECE 206 Available Online Family Development and Service Systems
Prereq: EDU 203

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I
Prereq: Successful completion of ENG 110 (with a grade of a "C") or placement through Accuplacer. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 121 is a "C".

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics
Prereq: None

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics
Prereq: Pass math skills assessment or MAT 110 with a minimum grade of "C".

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II
Prereq: ENG 121. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 122 is a "C".

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking
Prereq: None

EPY 301 Available Online Assessment of Exceptional Children and IEPs
Prereq: None

PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology
Prereq: None

PSY 336 Available Online Child Development
Prereq: PSY 101


1st Semester 2nd Semester
ECE 203 Available Online Methods of Teaching Art, Music, and Movement
Prereq: Prerequisite(s): (or corequisites:) For BS students - PSY 201; passing score on all sections of PRAXIS (CORE): Reading, Mathematics and Writing (or relevant exemption test), and for students entering Fall 2007 and afterward, PRAXIS II. For AS Students - PSY 201 and 3 credits of Fine Arts

ECE 216 Internship in Early Childhood Education
Prereq: All ECE core courses; approved application from the Office of Clinical Studies (applications must be received by October 1 for the spring semester and by March 1 for the fall semester); A criminal background check is required.

ECE 204 Available Online Integrated Methods: Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Math
Prereq: Prerequisite(s): For AS Students: ECE 211 For BS Students - ENG 111, MAT 201, and passing score on all sections of the Praxis (CORE): Reading, Mathematics and Writing (or relevant exemption test), and PRAXIS II.

PSY 333 Available Online Psychology of the Exceptional Child
Prereq: PSY 101

ECE 211 Available Online Language Arts in Early Childhood Programs
Prereq: PSY 201 and EDU 203

Art Elective
ECE 214 Available Online Creating Environments for Learning
Prereq: PSY 201 and EDU 203

Natural Science Elective
RDG 300 Available Online Language Development and Early Literacy
Prereq: PSY 336

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.