standard Associate of Applied Science: Early Childhood Care and Education

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the A.A.S. in Early Childhood Care and Education

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 13
Writing and Rhetoric I
Writing and Rhetoric I Plus
Writing and Rhetoric II
Objective 23
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Objective 33
Objective 6 3
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Any unfilled objective3
Total Credits15

Major Requirements

CHLD 0105Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
CHLD 0111Health, Safety, and Nutrition3
CHLD 0112Learning Environments in Early Childhood Care and Education1
CHLD 0120Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood Care and Education6
CHLD 0125Guidance in Early Childhood Care and Education3
CHLD 0130Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood6
CHLD 0135Fostering Creativity3
CHLD 0141Family Centered Care and Program Management in Early Childhood Care and Education3
CHLD 0151Curriculum Planning and Implementation in Early Childhood Care and Education4
CHLD 0210Advanced Topics in Early Childhood Care and Education3
CHLD 0215Children with Exceptionalities2
CHLD 0220Administration and Program Management in Early Childhood Care and Education3
CHLD 0250Capstone Project in Early Childhood Care and Education1
Choose:4
Biology I
and Biology I Lab
Concepts of Biology
and Concepts of Biology Lab
Choose:3
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Total Credits48

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements
General Education15
Major Requirements45
Upper Division Free Electives
Free Electives
Total Credits60

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education for College of Technology

Major Academic Plan (MAP)