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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.


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The Early Childhood Education major provides the educational needs of the child care industry as well as the Head Start teachers and teacher assistants in public Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education classrooms.

This major is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation. Students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should follow the Pre K-3 emphasis in the Teaching Major leading to the Associate of Science degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

TYPICAL JOBS: Head Start teacher, teacher assistant in public school, Department of Education Pre-K assistant, lead teacher in child care program, possibly child care director, preschool curriculum coordinator, CDA advisor, consultant

Major/Concentration Codes: ECEM-ECEC

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

Total: 61 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

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