Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.


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Purpose

The Early Childhood Development Program is designed for those who work with children from infancy through early childhood. The degree gives students classroom and practical understanding of the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional principles critical to working with children from infancy through early childhood. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they will transfer to determine the appropriate science courses to select.

The full Early Childhood Development Program is available online with the exception of the required mathematics and biology courses and observation hours.

Program Level Outcomes:

  1. Effectively use knowledge obtained in the education program in their chosen subject areas.
  2. Create and maintain a learning atmosphere that fosters a supportive learning community.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge in their content areas.
  4. Foster and monitor student learning.
  5. Participate as active members of their school communities; help to foster change when needed.

Credit Hours: 15


Credit Hours: 15


Credit Hours: 15


Credit Hours: 15


Total Credit Hours: 60


~ Designates courses on the statewide Core Coursework Transfer Agreement.

^ Denotes course equivalency.

This degree program provides students the opportunity to receive credit for their high school EDGE courses (http://careertech.k12.wv.us/ edge/edgeCollege.html) as designated by the (E) within the program sequence.

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