Early Childhood Education Program Options

 A. A. S. Degree - Career Track

Fall Semester (First Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills   0 2 1
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
COM 231 Public Speaking   3 0 3
Total 13 2  14
             

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
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry P/C 3 0 3
Choose Natural Science/Math course: P/C 2/3 2/3 3/4
BIO 111 General Biology, CHM 151 General Chemistry, MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy, MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy, or MAT 152 Statistical Methods
Total 14/15 2/3 15/16
             

Summer Session (First 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
Choose one Humanities/Fine Arts course:   3 0 3
ART 111 Art Appreciation; MUS 110 Music Appreciation; PHI 215 Philosophical Issues; or PHI 240 Intro to Ethics
Total 9 0  9
             

Fall Semester (Second 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 261 Early Childhood Administration I P/C 3 0 3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II P/C 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology   3 0 3
Total  15 0
15
             

Spring Semester (Second Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 216 Foundations of Education P/C 3 0 3
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning P/C 3 0 3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences P/C 3 0 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum P/C 1 9 4
Total 10 9 13

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Education Associate A.A.S. Degree: 66-67

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

Early Childhood Education Program Costs


  

A. A. S. Degree - BK Licensure or Transfer Track

Fall Semester (First Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
ACA 122 College Transfer Success   0 2 1
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
COM 231 Public Speaking   3 0 3
Total 13 2  14
             

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
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry P/C 3 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy P/C 2 2 3
Total 14 2 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 221 Children with Exceptionalities P/C 3 0 3
Choose one Humanities/Fine Arts course:   3 0 3
ART 111 Art Appreciation; MUS 110 Music Appreciation; PHI 215 Philosophical Issues; or PHI 240 Intro to Ethics
Total 9 0  9
             

Fall Semester (Second Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
BIO 111 General Biology I   3 3 4
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos P/C 3 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines P/C 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology   3 0 3
Choose one Social/Behavioral Science course:    3 0 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics; ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics; HIS 111 World Civilizations I; HIS 112 World Civilizations II;
HIS 131 American History I; HIS 132 American History II; POL 120 American Government or SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology
Total  15 3 16
             

Spring Semester (Second Year)

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
CHM 151 General Chemistry P/C 3 3 4
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences P/C 3 0 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum P/C 1 9 4
BK Licensure (Take group 1)
EDU 216 Foundations of Education P/C 3 0 3
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation   3 0 3
BK Non-Licensure (Take Group 2)
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I P/C 3 0 3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II P/C 3 0 3
Total 13 12 17

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Education Associate A.A.S. Degree: 71

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

Early Childhood Education Program Costs


 

Diploma

Fall Semester 

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
EDU 251 Exploration Activities P/C 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology   3 0 3
Total 16 0  16
             

Spring Semester 

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
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry  P/C 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 221 Children with Exceptionalities P/C 3 0 3
Total 6 0  6

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Associate Diploma: 37

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

Early Childhood Education Program Costs


  

 Early Childhood Instructional Certificate

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
EDU 145 Child Development II P/C 3 0 3
EDU 151 Creative Activities P/C 3 0 3
Total 6 0 6

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Instructional Certificate: 16

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

Early Childhood Education Program Costs

 

 

 Early Childhood Administration Certificate

Fall Semester 

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 119 Early Childhood Education   4 0 4
EDU 146 Child Guidance P/C 3 0 3
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration   3 0 3
Total 10 0  10
             

Spring Semester 

Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition P/C 3 0 3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II P/C 3 0 3
Total 6 0 6

Total Semester Hours Required for Early Childhood Administration Certificate: 16

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

Early Childhood Education Program Costs

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