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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:
  • All Locations
  • Campbellsville
  • Louisville
  • Online
  • Owensboro
  • Somerset
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Preparing teachers for their respective fields by providing an academic infrastructure based on scholarship, service and Christian leadership.

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Online Degree Program

A.S. in Early Childhood Education is now offered online. Through the online program, you will gain knowledge in child development, teaching methodologies, and other foundational topics in education.

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