NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who seek full-time employment involving the care and direction of young children, or for those persons presently employed in these situations who wish to update and enhance their competencies. Occupational objectives include: assistants, managers, and/or directors in day care and child development facilities.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CHD118Methods & Materials in the
   Language Arts for Children3
   CHD121Childhood Educational Dev. I3
   EDU100Introduction to Education1
   EDU155Parent Education3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   PSY231Life Span Human Dev. I3
   CHD109Methods in Movement and 
   Music Education for Children 3
   CHD122Childhood Educational Dev. II 3
   CHD125Creative Activities for Children 3
   CHD126Meth. & Mat. for Dev. Science 
   & Math Concepts in Children 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3

Total Credits/Semester1715

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CHD166Infant and Toddler Programs3
   CHD205Guiding/Behavior of Children3
   CHD210Intro. to Exceptional Children3
   CHD215Models/Early Child. Ed. Prog.3
   HLT110Concepts/Pers. & Comm. Health3
___Social Science Elective3
   CHD298Seminar and Project 3
   EDU160Tech./Observation in Early Ed. 3
   EDU235Health, Safety & Nutrition Ed. 3
   MTH151Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1817

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Development = 67.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1- credit and a 2-credit course.

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