Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. + indicates course has a prerequisite and/or corequisites. ++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
The Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) in Early Childhood Administration and Management is an integrated program of study that provides an educational foundation in early childhood education plus administrative and management courses specifically related to the business needs and practices of early childhood directors, owners and other management-level staff.
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: MC, GC, RS
|CFS206||Child and Family Organizations: Management and Administration||3|
|CFS207||Organization and Community Leadership in Child and|
|CFS208||Child and Family Organizations: Fiscal Management and|
|EED200||Foundations of Early Childhood Education||3|
|EED212||Guidance, Management and the Environment||3|
|EED215||Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness||3|
|EED220||Child, Family, Community and Culture||3|
|EED222||Introduction to the Exceptional Young Child||3|
|EED260||Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship (1) OR|
|EED261||Early Childhood Preschool Internship (1)||1|
|EED278||Early Learning: Curriculum and Instruction - Birth/Preschool||3|
|EED280||Observation and Assessment of Typical and Atypical Behaviors||3|
|FCS250||Portfolio Development and Professional Writing||3|
|FCS260||Family and Consumer Science Internship||1|
|Students must select courses from any combination of the following prefixes for a total of 3 credits.|
|CFS+++ Any CFS Child/Family Studies Course||1-3|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems||3|
|ECH+++ Any ECH Early Childhood Education Course||1-3|
|EED+++ Any EED Early Education Course (not in required core)||1-3|
|ITD+++ Any ITD Infant/Toddler Development Course||1-3|
|General Education Requirements||Credits: 25-27|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3)||6|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|COM207||Introduction to Communication Inquiry (3) OR|
|COM225||Public Speaking (3) OR|
|COM230||Small Group Communication (3) OR|
|GBS233||Business Communication (3)||3|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 3|
|CRE101||Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by assessment.|
|Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 3|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
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