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Early Childhood Associate Degree

Fall Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
ENG 111     Expository Writing
3
0
3
*  MAT 115    Mathematical Model
3
0
3
*  PSY  150     General Psychology
3
0
3
    EDU  119     Early Childhood Education (4cr)
4
0
4
**EDU  151    Creative Activities
3
0
3
**EDU  151A  Creative Activities Lab
0
2
1
Total
16
2
17

Spring Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
(See list below)  Early Childhood Elective
2-3
0
2-3
*  EDU  131     Child, Family, and Community
3
0
3
*  EDU  144     Child Development I
3
0
3
*  EDU  146     Child Guidance
3
0
3
*  EDU  153     Health, Safety and Nutrition
3
0
3
*  SOC  210     Introduction to Sociology
3
0
3
Total
17-18
0
17-18

Summer Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  ENG  114     Professional Research & Reporting
3
0
3
CIS    111     Basic PC Literacy
1
2
2
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (If Offered)
3
0
3
Total
7
2
8

Fall Semester II

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU  145     Child Development II
3
0
3
**EDU  234     Infant, Toddler & Twos
3
0
3
**EDU  234A  Infant, Toddler & Twos Lab
0
2
1
*  EDU  259     Early Childhood Curriculum Planning
3
0
3
*  EDU  271     Educational Technology
2
2
3
**EDU  280     Language & Literacy Experience
3
0
3
**EDU  280A   Literacy Experience Lab
0
2
1
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (If Offered and not takein in the summer)
Total
14
6
17

Spring Semester II

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU  221     Children with Exceptionalities
3
0
3
**EDU  251     Exploration Activities
3
0
3
**EDU  251A   Exploration Activities Lab
0
2
1
*  EDU  284   Early Childhood Capstone Practicum
1
9
4
*  SOC  213     Sociology of the Family
3
0
3
Total
10
11
14

Early Childhood Associate Electives (Choose one)

Studenst must take at least 2 shc from the following:

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU 114      Introduction to Family Childcare
3
0
3
*  EDU 235      School Age Develop and Program
3
0
3
*  EDU 261      Early Childhood Administration I
3
0
3
*  EDU 262      Early Childhood Administration II
3
0
3
*  EDU 188      Issues in Early Childhood
2
0
2
*  EDU 263      Developing School Age Program
2
0
2

Both EDU 261 and EDU 262 are required to meet requirements for the North Carolina Early Childhood Administration Credential

Total Credits
64-65
21
73-74

* Prerequisites           ** Corequisites


Early Childhood Associate Diploma

Fall Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  ENG  111     Expository Writing
3
0
3
*  PSY   150     General Psychology
3
0
3
    EDU  119     Early Childhood Education
4
0
4
**EDU  151     Creative Activities
3
0
3
**EDU  151A  Creative Activities Lab
0
2
1
Total
13
2
14

Spring Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU  131     Child, Family and Community
3
0
3
*  EDU  144     Child  Development
3
0
3
*  EDU  146     Child Guidance
3
0
3
*  EDU  153     Health, Safety and Nutrition
3
0
3
Total
12
0
12

Summer Semester I

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
CIS  111     Basic PC Literacy
1
2
2
Total
1
2
2

Fall Semester II

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU  145     Child Development II
3
0
3
**EDU  234     Infant, Toddlers & Twos
3
0
3
**EDU  234A  Infant, Toddlers & Twos Lab
0
2
1
EDU  259  Early Childhood Curriculum Planning
3
0
3
Total
9
2
10

Spring Semester II

Courses Class Hours Lab Credit
*  EDU  221  Children with Exceptionalities
3
0
3
*  EDU  284  Early Childhood Capstone Practicum
1
9
4
Total
4
9
7

 

Total Credits
39
15
45

* Prerequisites           ** Corequisites


Early Childhood Associate Certificate

General Education Courses

Courses Credit
*  PSY  150 General Psychology
3
    EDU  119 Early Childhood
4
EDU  131 Child, Family and
3
*  EDU  146 Child Guidance
3
*  EDU  153     Health, Safety and Nutrition
3
Total
16

* Prerequisites



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