Award Type: AAS
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Education and Administration: Birth through Age Five degree is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in pursuing careers in early childhood education or currently employed in preschools, child care centers, extended day programs, agencies, or other early-childhood care facilities. It is designed to develop the skills and abilities to administer all facets of an early childhood program, along with the knowledge of child development and early childhood education. Personal characteristics for this field are love of children, patience, creativity, and interest in techniques for enhancing interpersonal relationships with children and adults. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.
++ indicates any suffixed courses. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.