Early Childhood Care and Education

Early Childhood Care and Education Associate Degree (Major Code: EC13)

Credential: Associate of Applied Science
Campus Location: Athens

Curriculum Outline

General Education

Total Credit Hours:15

Area I: Language Arts and Communications

Student must choose two of the following courses:

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

ENGL 1102Literature and Composition

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Area II: Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area III: Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Students must choose one of the following courses:

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

MATH 1127Introduction to Statistics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area IV: Humanities and Fine Arts

Students must choose one of the following courses:

ARTS 1101Art Appreciation

3

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

ENGL 2310English Literature from the Beginnings to 1700

3

HUMN 1101Introduction to Humanities

3

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

MUSC 2040History of Popular Music

3

Total Credit Hours:3

College Requirement

FSSE 1000First Semester Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Early Childhood Care and Education Major

Total Credit Hours:60

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

ECCE 1101Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education

3

ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development

3

ECCE 1105Health, Safety, and Nutrition

3

ECCE 1112Curriculum and Assessment

3

ECCE 1113Creative Activities for Children

3

ECCE 1121Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

3

ECCE 2115Language and Literacy

3

ECCE 2116Math and Science

3

ECCE 2201Exceptionalities

3

ECCE 2202Social Issues and Family Involvement

3

ECCE 2203Guidance and Classroom Management

3

ECCE 2245Early Childhood Care and Education Internship I

6

Total Credit Hours:42

Major Requirement

ECCE 2246Early Childhood Care and Education Internship II

6

OR

Total Credit Hours:6

* Students may choose 6 credit hours from Areas I, II, III, and IV or 6 credit hours of guided electives approved by the Early Childhood Care and Education advisor.

 

 

Students must pass ECCE 1101 with a grade of C or higher, ECCE 1103 with a grade of C or higher, ECCE 1105 with a grade of C or higher, ECCE 1112 with a grade of C or higher, ECCE 1121 with a grade of C or higher, and ECCE 2240 with a grade of C or higher.
Associate of applied science degree students can select to take either ECCE 2310 and ECCE 2312 OR ECCE 2360 and ECCE 2362.

Students must choose from the following courses:
ECCE 2310Paraprofessional Methods and Materials

3

AND

ECCE 2312Paraprofessional Roles and Practices

3

OR

ECCE 2360Classroom Strategies for Exceptional Children

3

AND

ECCE 2362Exploring Your Role in the Exceptional Environment

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 78

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