Education


Associate of Applied Science

Associate of Applied Science Child Development – EDCD2

Students will be prepared for entry-level positions working with young children and their families. A developmental approach is emphasized, which promotes optimal physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of children.

FIRST SEMESTER
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children — 3 SCH
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance — 3 SCH
ENGL 1301 English Composition I — 3 SCH
CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Program — 3 SCH
Elective* — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood — 3 SCH
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs — 3 SCH
Creative Arts/LPC — 3 SCH
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment — 3 SCH
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Young Children I — 3 SCH
Elective* — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 18 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
CDEC 2307 Math and Science for Early Childhood — 3 SCH
TECA 1303 Family, School, and Community — 3 SCH
SPCH Communication Area Option — 3 SCH
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math or MATH 1314 College Algebra — 3 SCH
TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child — 3 SCH
CDEC 2328 Administration of Program for Young Children II — 3 SCH
• CDEC 2366 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Child Care Provider/Assistant — 3 SCH
SBS/GOVT/HIST — 3 SCH
Elective* — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree: 63

*If wanting to continue towards a bachelor’s degree, core courses are recommended. See counselor for advising.


Certificate of Completion, Child Development Associate Training Marketable Skills – EDCDM1

FIRST SEMESTER
CDEC 1317 Child Development Associate Training I — 3 SCH
CDEC 2322 Child Development Associate Training II — 3 SCH
CDEC 2324 Child Development Associate Training III — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 9 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 9

Notes:
• Students should plan to take indicated capstone course in their last semester and should speak with their advisor prior to registering for the final semester.
Core curriculum courses are shown in bold type. If a particular course is not specified, refer to Core Curriculum Options.