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Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education

Course Offerings


General Education for Associate Degree: 29 Hours

Early Childhood Education: 33 Hours

Take each course on this list: 27 Hours
ED 199 Entry to Teacher Preparation 0
ECE 111 Educational Foundations of Early Childhood 3
ECE 130 Child Development I 3
ECE 140 Guidance of the Young Child 3
ECE 216 Introduction to Special Education in ECE 3
ECE 230 Child Development II 3
ECE 270 Observation and Assessment 3
ECE 280 Approaches to Curriculum and Methods 3
ECE 320 Healthy, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children 3
IEC 385 Infant and Toddler Methodology 3

Choose two courses from this list: 6 Hours
IEC 360 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Early Childhood Education 3
IEC 381 Language and Literacy Methodology 3
IEC 382 Arts and Humanities Methodology 3
IEC 383 Math, Science, and Social Studies Methodology 3
IEC 384 Interactive and Assistive Technologies 3
IEC 475 Organizational and Administration of Early Childhood Programs 3
BA 313 Small Business Management 3

Kentucky Childcare Commonwealth Credential receives credit for ECE 111 and the Child Development Associate (CDA) receives credit for ECE 111 and ECE 140. A copy of credentials must be provided to Advisor and the Office of Student Records.

Courses Offered at:
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  • Owensboro
  • Somerset
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