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  Oct 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
  
2017-2018 Catalog SVC

Early Childhood Education, ATA


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This degree is designed for students who are preparing to enter a career field in early childhood education and is not intended for transfer to a baccalaureate program. The degree includes the state certificates necessary for employment; including the Initial Certificate, Short Certificate, and the One-Year Certificate. This system provides a career pathway for both new students and those currently working in the field. This degree meets the requirements of employers, especially public school districts, federal Head Start programs and the state sponsored preschool program (ECEAP) for early childhood positions requiring a two-year ECED degree.

Suggested Schedule


First Year


Second Year


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β Accepted academic electives include: ART 141 , ART 142 , ART 143 , ART 144 ; ASTR& 101 ; BIOL& 100 , BIOL& 211 , BIOL& 213 , BIOL 105 , BIOL 133 ; EASC 102 , EASC 111 ; GEOL& 101 , GEOL& 110 , GEOL& 208 ; MUSC 100 , MUSC& 121 , MUSC& 122 , MUSC& 123 , MUSC 124 , MUSC 125 , MUSC 126 , MUSC 127 ; MUSC& 141 ; NASC 100 ; OCEA& 101 ; PHYS 111 . For a complete course list, please see the department chair.

∞ Specialization, choose one 3-credit class from the following: ECED& 132 , ECED& 134 , ECED& 139 , or EDUC& 136 .

# Electives (total of 10 credits) approved by Department Chair.

† Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class. (ENGL 170  can substitute for ENGL& 101  with approval of dept. chair) (BMT 111  can substitute for WMATH 100  with approval of dept. chair)

ECED& 120  may be taken any time after the second quarter of the two-year process. A minimum of four credits of ECED& 120  must be completed.

% or EDUC& 202  

£ or NUTR& 101  

€ or EDUC& 122  with department chair permission

√ or CMST& 210  

¥ or OFTEC 162  

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