PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

First Semester

CSC 106 Intro to Computers 3
EDU 102 Intro to Early Childhood Education 3
EDU 120 Health & Nutrition of the Young Child 2
EDU 125 Child First Aid 1
EDU 160 Art & the Young Child 3
EDU 180 Music & the Young Child 2
ENG 101 Rhet & Comp I 3
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
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Second Semester

EDU 202 Child Growth & Development 3
EDU 204 Intro to Tech in Education 3
EDU 210 Language & Literature for Young Child 3
EDU 220 Guidance of Young Children 3
  Early Childhood Education Elective** 3
  Math Requirement* 3
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Third Semester

CMN 101 Principles of Speech 1 OR  
CMN 104 Interpersonal Communication 3
EDU 230 Math for Young Children 3
EDU 271 Families & Community 3
ENG 102 Rhetoric & Composition II OR  
ENG 191 Business Writing 3
PSY 101 Intro to Psychology OR  
SOC 101 Intro to Sociology 3
  Early Childhood Education Elective** 3
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Fourth Semester

EDU 240 Science for Young Children 3
EDU 260 Curriculum for EC Programs 3
EDU 299 Early Childhood Education Internship 3
  Early Childhood Education Elective** 3
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*Choose from AAS general education math, except MAT 100-Technical
Mathematics.

**Early Childhood Education Electives: CMN 123-Beginning American Sign Language, EDU 100-Intro to Education, EDU 150-Caring for Infants & Toddlers, EDU 171-Play & Motor Activities for Young Children, EDU 201-Educational Psychology, EDU 205-Intro to Special Education, EDU 215-Assessment & Evaluation of Young Children, EDU 251-Child Care Administration, EDU 281-Seminar in Child Care, PSY 108-Applied Psychology, SOC 221-Social Psychology, SOC 224-Marriage & Family

NOTE:  Only students who do not need additional coursework and who take the number of credits or courses as listed each semester can complete the program in the time given.  Others will take longer to complete.