Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention Associate Degree

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What can I do with the Early Childhood Education Associate Degree?

  • The associate degree in Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention will start you on a path to receiving associate licensure in pre-kindergarten education. You will be qualified to teach in, or manage, licensed daycare, Head Start, and preschool programs, or become a library assistant.

 

Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention Course Work:

  • First Term (12 Credits)
    • First Year Seminar (2)
    • EDCR 101: Psychology of Learning & Teaching (3)
    • SPCH 111: Public Speaking (3)
    • LENG 111: College Composition (3)
    • EDCR 103: Foundations of Teaching (1)

 

  • Second Term (12 Credits)
    • LENG 112: Critical Analysis and Composition (3)
    • SPED 101: Special Education Overview (3)
    • LTHE 101: Foundations of Theology (3)
    • ECED 100: Early Childhood Overview (3)

 

  • Third Term (9 Credits)
    • LPHI 131: Intro to Philosophy (3)
    • ECED 101: Child Development Birth-Age 5 (3)
    • ECED 103: Instructional Design & the Early Childhood Classroom (3)

 

  • Fourth Term (14 Credits)
    • SPED 242: Collaboration/Partnerships in Special Ed (3)
    • ECED 200: Early Language/Literacy Development (3)
    • SPED 245: Meeting Learning Needs w/ Exceptions (3)
    • EDCR 302: Expressive Arts (3)
    • ECED 204: Concepts/Methods Math I (2)

 

  • Fifth Term  (12 Credits)
    • ECED 202: Concepts/Methods Early Lit/Reading PreK-1 (3)
    • ECED 300: Integrated Curriculum PreK-4 (3)
    • ECED 306: Data-Driven Instruction PreK-4 (3)
    • ECED 310: Physical Well-Being of Child (3)

 

  • Sixth Term (9 Credits)
    • ECED 309: Family Involvement in Educational System (3)
    • SPED 322: Positive Behavior Supports (3)
    • SPED 343: Program Planning/Assessment in Special Ed (3)