2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Early Childhood Education: Early Care and Education, AAS [ECEECE-AAS, 60 Total Credits]


DESCRIPTION

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education – Early Care and Education is designed for students seeking careers and/or personal growth in the field of early childhood education. The program provides students with both theoretical and practical skills needed to work in an infant/toddler, preschool setting, family day care, child care center, or in other child centered jobs. Upon completion of this degree, students may go directly into employment.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Discuss the elements and dynamics of quality education and care for young children ages 0-5.

  2. Demonstrate appropriate skills for providing quality education and care for young children ages 0-5.

  3. Demonstrate appropriate skills in interacting with young children ages 0-5 and their families.

  4. Distinguish typical and atypical development in young children ages 0-5.

  5. Demonstrate appropriate skills in modifying the care and education of young children ages 0-5 to allow for the appropriate inclusion of those with atypical development.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


Special Program Requirements (38 Credits)