2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.


ACADEMIC MAPS

Academic Map: AAS - Early Childhood Education: Early Care and Education 21-22  


 

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)