Early Childhood Education Associate Degree Course Requirements, 2021

 
  Course Hours Per Week
Semester
A55220E
Class
Lab
Credit
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)      
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 1
EDU-119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 0 4
EDU-144 Child Development I 3 0 3
EDU-151 Creative Activities 3 0 3
EDU-157 Active Play 2 2 3
    12 4 14
 
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)      
EDU-145 Child Development II 3 0 3
EDU-146 Child Guidance 3 0 3
EDU-153 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3 0 3
EDU-234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 0 3
EDU-251 Exploration Activites 3 0 3
    15 0 15
 
THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)      
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
EDU-*** EDU Elective *** *** 2-3
*** Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
    *** *** 8-9
 
FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)      
EDU-131 Child, Family & Community 3 0 3
EDU-235 School-Age Develop and Programs 3 0 3
EDU-259 Curriculum Planning 3 0 3
EDU-280 Language/Literacy Experiences 3 0 3
*** Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
    15 0 15
 
FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)      
EDU-221 Children with Exceptionalities 3 0 3
EDU-284 Early Child Capstone Prac 1 9 4
*** Communication Elective 3 0 3
*** Natural Science/Math Elective *** *** 3-5
    *** *** 13-15
 
Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit 65
 
EDU Electives:
EDU-114 Intro to Family Childcare 3 0 3
EDU-184 Early Child Intro Pract 1 3 2
EDU-271 Educational Technology 2 2 3
EDU-275 Effective Teach Train 2 0 2