Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog

Child and Family Services - Early Childhood Development Emphasis (A.A.S.)


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Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.
  • Some courses are only taught one semester per year. Students are strongly encouraged to consult their Student Success Advisor before selecting coursework.
  • Other courses may be substituted or added with approval and signature of the Department Chair.

Program Prerequisites

The Department of Family Life and Human Development strongly recommends that students complete the following courses as part of their General Education  requirements, as they are prerequisites for required major courses. Students who do not complete these courses as part of General Education can potentially add additional credits and time to their degree.

* Note: Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.

Associate of Applied Science General Education Requirement (15-18 Credits)


For an Associate of Applied Science degree, 15-18 credit hours are required in the following areas:

  • One course in the English core (ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1010E , or ENGL 2010 )
  • One course in the Quantitative Literacy (Mathematics) core
  • One Course in American Institutions
  • One course from either the Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge area (minimum of 3 credits)
  • One course from one of the remaining five Knowledge Areas (minimum of 3 credits)

Child and Family Services - Early Childhood Development Curriculum Summary (41 Credits)


Free Electives (4-7 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, A.A.S. Degree: 63


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