This sequence of courses is designed to allow the student to maximize the courses that transfer to an institution offering a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Degree Checklist


Course Requirements   Credit Hours
Communications   3
SPCH 1313 Principles of Speech  
Computer Science    
CISS 1013 Introduction to Computers  
English   6
ENGL 1013 Composition I  
ENGL 1023 Composition II  
Fine Arts/Humanities   9*
*3 hours must be a Literature class  
ARTS 2003 Art Appreciation  
DRAM 2003 Introduction to Theatre  
ENGL 2103 Literature to the Renaissance  
ENGL 2113 Literature since the Renaissance  
MUSI 2103 Music Appreciation  
PHIL 2003 Philosophy  
Health/Physical Education   3
PHED 1213 Personal & Community Health  
Mathematics   3
MATH 1053 College Algebra  
Natural Science   4
BIOL 1204 Biology  
Physical Science   4
PHSC 1024 Physical Science  
CHEM  1114  Chemistry I   
Social Science   9*
*3 hours must be a History of Civilization class  
HIST 1003 History of Civilization to 1660  
HIST 1013 History of Civilization since 1660  
PSYC 2303 General Psychology  
PSYC 2313 Developmental Psychology  
SOCI 2413 Sociology  
U.S. History or Government   3
HIST 2013 History of U.S. to 1865  
HIST 2023 History of U.S. since 1865  
PLSC 2103 American Government  
Early Childhood Education Courses   15
EDCC  1213  Child Development   
EDCC 1223  Early Childhood Learning Environments   
EDCC 2003  History and Foundations of Early Childcare Education  
EDCC 2013  Child Behavior and Guidance   
EDCC  1203  Childcare Program Administration   
TOTAL     62