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Associate in Applied Science - Early Childhood Education

60 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 3-4
Humanities or Fine Arts Any one IAI Humanities or Fine Arts course 3
Total Credit Hours 18-19

Early Childhood Education Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 201 Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 28

Electives Requirement

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 103 Environmental Design to Support Children's Play 3
CHLD 108 Guidance of the Young Child 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 115 Written & Spoken Language Development 3
CHLD 222, MATH 131 or MATH 141 Math Content & Concepts for Young Child, Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
CHLD 203 Science Activities for young Children 2
CHLD 204 Infant & Toddler Care 3
CHLD 206 Practicum II 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
CHLD 220 Individual & Family Development 3
CHLD 221 Foundations of Inclusion 3
EDUC 135 The Multicultural Classrom 3
EDUC 296 Special Topics in Education 1-3
LITR 118 Children's Literature 3
Total Credit Hours 21

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College