Early Childhood Education Courses

Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education

 

 Associates in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education Curriculum
This curriculum applies to all students entering the program beginning Fall 2016

 

FIRST SEMESTER                         CREDIT HOURS
ECE131 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ECE135 Observing and Recording Children’s Behavior 3
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
COM104 Introduction to Communication

3

ENG101 College Composition

SECOND SEMESTER

 
                    CREDIT HOURS
ECE155 Practicum I 3
ECE134 Health Safety and Nutrition 3
ECE140 Fostering Growth and Development: Infants and Toddlers 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
MAT113 Elements of Math (or higher) 3

THIRD SEMESTER

 
                    CREDIT HOURS
ECE200 Practicum II 4
ECE133 Language, Literacy and Literature for Young Children 3
ECE145 Fostering Growth and Development: Preschool / Primary Aged Children 3
PSY220 Behavior Management 3
______ Elective: Humanities 3

FOURTH SEMESTER

 
                    CREDIT HOURS
ECE250 Practicum III 4
ECE158 Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings 3
SOC103 Introduction to Social Services Systems 3
BIO115 Human Biology (or other lab science) 4
PSY215 Developmental Psychology 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 63

  

Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education Curriculum
This curriculum applies to all students who entered the program prior to Fall 2016

 

FIRST SEMESTER   CREDIT HOURS
ECE131 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ECE135 Observing and Recording Children’s Behavior 3
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
CPT117 Software Applications

3

ENG101 College Composition

SECOND SEMESTER

 
CREDIT HOURS
ECE155 Practicum I 3
ECE134 Health Safety and Nutrition 3
ECE140 Fostering Growth and Development: Infants and Toddlers 3
MAT113 Elements of Math (or Higher Math) 3
COM104 Introduction to Communications 3

THIRD SEMESTER

 
CREDIT HOURS
ECE200 Practicum II 4
ECE133 Language, Literacy and Literature for Young Children 3
ECE145 Fostering Growth and Development: Preschool-Aged Children
OR ECE148 Fostering Growth and Development: Early Primary-Aged Children 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
______ Elective: Humanities 3

FOURTH SEMESTER

 
CREDIT HOURS
ECE250 Practicum III 4
ECE158 Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings 3
BUS115 Principles of Management 3
BIO115 Human Biology or other lab science 4
PSY215 Developmental Psychology 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 63

 

 

"This program has been a life changing experience for both of us and our family.  This has changed the way we raise our own kids."  Ervin and Jessica Fyfe, 2012 Graduates Early Childhood Eduction KVCC

 

Online or in-person, we have a schedule that fits your needs!

 

 "Being the mother of two young children and working 50+ hours a week doesn't leave much time to drive back and forth to classes.  I believe that a college degree will improve my program and is one of my main goals for the future." 

 

Brandie Miville, ECE student and Family Child Care business owner from Thorndike, ME

 

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