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AS - Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education - as

This is a 60 credit-hour program, designed as a two-year degree. The AS program prepares you for employment in various areas of child care and development. To enroll in this program you must be able to obtain a background clearance by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.


 what are the program REQUIREMENTS?

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area 3
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement
Mathematics Area 3
See General Education Requirement
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012, Psychology 3
History EUH1000/EUH1001 Western Civilization I/II 3
Major Courses
+#EEC1732, Infants, Toddlers, & Caregivers 3
+EEC2240, Social Studies & Creative Expression for Young Children 3
+#EEC2223, Art, Music, & Movement for Young Children 3
+EEC2602, Guiding the Young Child 3
+EEC2713, Facilitating Social Development 4
+#EEC1319, Portfolio Development & Supervised Work Experience 4
EEC1701, Child Development 4
+EEC1272, Practices for Working with Young Children with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings 3
+#EEC2523, Leadership & Management of Child Care Programs 3
+#EEC2734, Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children 3
DEP2004, Developmental Psychology 3
EDF1005, Intro to the Teaching Profession 3
EDF2085, Intro to Diversity for Educators 3
EME2040, Intro to Technology for Educators 3

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


 CONTACT AN ECE ADVISOR

Teresa Salter
Last Names Beginning with A-L
Asst. Academic Program Coordinator
Social Sciences, Room 229 
850-769-1551 ext. 3393
tsalter@gulfcoast.edu
Patricia Schenck
Last Names Beginning with M-Z
Academic Program Coordinator 
Social Sciences, Room 227 
850-873-3577
pschenck@gulfcoast.edu
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