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College Catalog 2018-2019

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through AL, LO, MA
CIP Code: 13.1099

Purpose: The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek employment involving the care and education of young children, or for those persons presently employed in these situations who wish to update and enhance their competencies. Occupational opportunities include program leaders, supervisors, and/or directors in child development programs.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor with the Early Childhood Programs for further information.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
EDU 235 Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education 3
CHD 120 Intro to Early Childhood Education 3
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music and Movement to Children 3
CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 101 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children 3
CHD 146 Math, Science, Social Studies for Children 3
CHD 165 Observation/Participation/Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3
CHD 216 Early Childhood Programs, School and Social Change 3
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3
Total   15
3rd Semester
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
CHD 166 Infant and Toddler Programs 3
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Total   15
4th Semester
BIO 101 General Biology I with Lab 4
CHD 265 Adv. Observation/Participation/Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3
CHD 270 Administration of Child Care Programs 3
ENG 250 Children’s Literature or 3
  ENG  241  Survey of American Literature I or  
  ENG  242  Survey of American Literature II  
HIS 121 United States History I or 3
  HIS  122  United States History II  
Total   16
Total credits for the Early Childhood Development A.A.S. =62