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Early Childhood Care and Education Degree EC13

The Early Childhood Care and Education associate degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in child care and related fields. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Early Childhood Care and Education Associate of Applied Science Degree with a specialization in one of the following areas: paraprofessional or program management.

Program Admission Requirements

  1. Present official documentation of an earned high school diploma or official GED scores.
  2. Be at least 16 years old.
  3. Present appropriate test scores, or present an official transcript documenting college level English and mathematics with grades of "C" or better.
  4. Apply for a criminal record check, and present official documentation of a TB test.

Curriculum Outline

(73 Credit Hours)

FIRST SEMESTER

Hrs

SEMN 1000 - First Semester Seminar

 

1

ENGL 1101 - Composition and Rhetoric

 

3

MATH 1111 - College Algebra

3

PSYC 1101 - Introductory Psychology

 

 

3

SOCI 1101 Introductory to Sociology

or

ENGL 1102 - Literature Composition

 

 

3

 

(3)

SECOND SEMESTER

Hrs

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

 

3

HUM 1101 Introduction to Humanities

 

3

SPCH 1101-Public Speaking

 

3

ECCE 1101 - Introduction to Early Childhood Care & Education

 

3

THIRD SEMESTER

 

Hrs

ECCE 1103 - Child Growth and Development

 

3

ECCE 1105 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

 

3

ECCE 1112 - Curriculum and Assessment

 

3

ECCE 1113 - Creative Activities for Children

 

3

FOURTH SEMESTER

 

ECCE 1121 - Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

3

ECCE 2115 - Language and Literacy

 

 

3

ECCE 2116 - Math and Science

 

 

3

ECCE 2201 - Exceptionalities

 

 

3

FIFTH SEMESTER

 

 

ECCE 2202 - Social Issues and Family Involvement

 

3

ECCE 2203 - Guidance and Classroom Management

 

3

ECCE 2310 - Paraprofessional Methods and Materials

and

ECCE 2312 - Paraprofessional Roles and Practices

or

ECCE 2320 - Program Administration and Facility Management

and

ECCE 2322 - Personnel Management

3

 

3

 

(3)

 

(3)

SIX SEMESTER

 

ECCE 2240 - Early Childhood Care and Education Internship

12

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