Education Associate Degrees

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education - Min 62 Hours

Common Core (28.5-29 hours): See common core requirements
Foundations - 11.5-12 hours
CMU101/102 1.5-2 hours  
Wellness 1 hour  
Freshman Writing 3 hours (6 hours if taking EN110 & EN111)  
Oral Communications 3 hours  
Math/Algebra/Statistics: MA224 required 3 hours (5-8 hours if taking MA099 and/or MA103I)  
Understanding Human Nature - 13 hours
Religion 3 hours  
Social Science with Constitution 3 hours  
Leadership 1 hour  
Literature 3 hours  
Valuing or Social Science: PY210 required 3 hours  
Exploring the Nature of the Universe - 4 hours
Science with Lab 4 hours  
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (11-12 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts 3 hours
Analytical Skills: ED122 Education Technology 2 hours
Social Sciences: PY223 Developmental Psychology 3 hours
 Science with or without lab 3-4 hours
Concentration in Early Childhood Education (14 Hours)
ED101  Introduction to Teaching (2)
ED102  Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)
ED103  Child Development (2)
ED204  Utilizing Family and Community Resources (3)
ED206  Infant/Toddler Curriculum (2)
ED207  Infant/Toddler Practicum (2)
ED264  Child Health (2)
Electives (To complete Min. 62 Hours)Recommended: PY321 Family Relationships and Values and PY342/343 Psychology of the Exceptional Child and Practicum

NOTE: This is not a certification program.

Associate of Arts in Elementary Education - Min. 62 Hours

Common Core (28.5-29 hours): See common core requirements
Foundations, 11.5-12 hours
 
CMU101/102 1.5-2 hours
Wellness 1 hour
Freshman Writing 3 hours (6 hours if taking EN110 & EN111)
Oral Communications 3 hours
Math/Algebra/Statistics 3 hours (5-8 hours if taking MA099 and/or MA103I )
Understanding Human Nature, 13 hours
Religion 3 hours
Social Science with Constitution 3 hours
Leadership 1 hour
Literature 3 hours
Valuing or Social Science: PY210 required 3 hours
Exploring the Nature of the Universe, 4 hours  
Science with Lab 4 hours
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (18-19 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts: Art or Music Appreciation 3 hours
Analytical Skills: ED122 Education Technology 2 hours
MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Grade Teachers 4 hours
Social Sciences: Choose from EC122 Economics for Educators, EC201 Macroeconomics, EC202 Microeconomics, HI205 World Geography, or PY223 Developmental Psychology 6 hours
Science with/without lab 3-4 hours
Concentration in Early Childhood Education (13 Hours)
ED101  Introduction to Teaching (2)
ED102  Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)
ED103  Child Development (2)
ED264  Child Health (2)
ED326  Children’s Literature (3)
ED327  Creative Arts (3)
Electives (To complete Min. 62 Hours)Recommended: PY321 Family Relationships and Values and PY342/343 Psychology of the Exceptional Child and Practicum

NOTE: This is not a certification program