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Early Childhood Education Program Requirements

A.A.S. Degree/Diploma/Certificate: Day Program

Fall Semester (First Year) Special Note Class Hours Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy   1 2 2
*+#EDU 119 Early Childhood Education   4 0 4
*+EDU 144 Child Development I     P/C 3 0 3
*+#EDU 146 Child Guidance     P/C 3 0 3
*ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry P/C 3 0 3
Total 14 2 15

 

Spring Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*+EDU 145 Child Development II     P/C 3 0 3
*+EDU 151 Creative Activities     P/C 3 0 3
*#EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition     P/C 3 0 3
*EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences     P/C 3 0 3
*Social/Behavioral Science Elective   3 0 3
Total 15 0 15

 

Summer Session (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*EDU 131 Children, Family and Community P/C 3 0 3
EDU 163 Classroom Mgmt. & Instruction P/C 3 0 3
*EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities P/C 3 0 3
EDU 271 Educational Technology P/C 2 2 3
Total 11 2 12

 

Fall Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 157 Active Play OR P/C 2 2 3
EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles - Youth P/C 3 0 3
EDU 251 Exploration Activities P/C 3 0 3
EDU 235 School Age Development & Program OR P/C 3 0 3
#EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I OR P/C 3 0 3
EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training P/C 2 0 2
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines OR P/C 3 0 3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting P/C 3 0 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy P/C 2 2 3
Total 12/15 2/4 14/15

 

Spring Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos P/C 3 0 3
EDU 282 Early Childhood Literature
P/C 3 0 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum
P/C 1 9 4
EDU 118 Principles/Practices of Instructional Assistant OR
P/C 3 0 3
#EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II OR P/C 3 0 3
EDU 263 School Age Program Admin P/C 2 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective   3 0 3
Total 12/13 9 15/16

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Associate A.A.S. Degree: 64/73
*Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Associate Diploma: 36
+Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Instructional Certificate: 16
#Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Administration Certificate: 16

A.A.S. Degree/Diploma/Certificate: Evening/Weekend Program

Fall Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*+#EDU 119 Early Childhood Education   4 0 4
*+EDU 144 Child Development I     P/C 3 0 3
#+*EDU 146 Child Guidance     P/C 3 0 3
Total 10 0 10

 

Spring Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy   1 2 2
*+EDU 145 Child Development II    P/C 3 0 3
*+EDU 151 Creative Activities    P/C 3 0 3
Total 7 2 8

 

Summer Session (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 163 Classroom Mgmt. & Instruction P/C 3 0 3
Total 3 0 3

 

Fall Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*#EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition P/C 3 0 3
*ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry P/C 3 0 3
*Social/Behavioral Science Elective   3 0 3
Total 9 0 9

 

Spring Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
*EDU 131 Children, Family and Community P/C 3 0 3
*EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities P/C 3 0 3
*EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences    P/C 3 0 3
Total 9 0 9

 

Fall Semester (Third Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 157 Active Play OR P/C 2 2 3
EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles - Youth P/C 3 0 3
EDU 235 School Age Development & Program OR P/C 3 0 3
#EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I OR P/C 3 0 3
EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training P/C 2 0 2
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy P/C 2 2 3
Total 7/8 2 8/9

 

Spring Semester (Third Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos P/C 3 0 3
EDU 251 Exploration Activities P/C 3 0 3
EDU 118 Principles & Practices of Instructional Asst OR P/C 3 0 3
#EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II OR P/C 3 0 3
EDU 263 School Age Program Admin P/C 2 0 2
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research OR P/C 3 0 3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting P/C 3 0 3
Total 11/12 0 11/12

 

Fall Semester (Fourth Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 271 Educational Technology P/C 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective   3 0 3
Total 5 2 6

 

Spring Semester (Fourth Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 282 Early Childhood Literature P/C 3 0 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum P/C 1 9 4
Total 4 9 7

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Education A.A.S. Degree: 64/73
*Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Diploma: 36
+Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Instructional Certificate: 16
#Total Semester Hours Required for Early Child Administration Certificate: 16

 

School-Age Care Certificate Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 146 Child Guidance P/C 3 0 3
EDU 145 Child Development II P/C 3 0 3
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community P/C 3 0 3
EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles-Youth P/C 3 0 3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev & Program P/C 3 0 3
EDU 263 School-Age Program Admin P/C 2 0 2
Total 17 0 17

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Required for School Age Care Certificate: 17

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"My classes at MCC helped me learn the skills I needed to work with younger children. MCC is a great place. Each person I came in contact with made me feel like they cared about me in all aspects of my schooling."

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Outreach Child Development Center, Rockingham, NC

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