Major:  Early Childhood Education

The Associate degree in Early Childhood Education is designed for those individuals that have an interest in earning a degree which satisfies the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction professional credential requirements. Through these required courses, the program is intended to grow and enhance your professional and Christian values while increasing the student’s knowledge and abilities to assess children’s growth and developmental skills in early childhood. The criterion specializes in training for the early childhood professionals; ages birth to 8 years.

Core Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MATH 121 Intermediate Algebra 1 4
COMM 105 Public Speaking 3
ED 103 Human Relations for Teachers 3
COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication 3
ED 102 Foundations of Education 3
 Hours16
Spring
REL 110 Christian Faith 3
ED 100 Pre-Uds 0
POLS 201 American Government 3
REL 100 The Bible 3
ENG 104 Intro to Writing 3
HHP 100 Stewardship of the Body (w/ CPR) 2
 Hours14
Year 2
Fall
ED 203 3
ED 230 Nature of Exceptional Child 3
ED 231 Childrens Literature 3
SCI 152 Life Science 3
ED 275 Human Learning 3
ENG 103 Civilization & Worldviews: Lit 3
 Hours18
Spring
ED 204 Develop Reading Grades 1-9 3
ART 151 Art Fundamentals 3
PSY 221 Child Development 3
HIST 103 World Views:History 3
EDG 560 Curric Design Dev Early Ch Ed 3
Language (Spanish)
 
 Hours15
 Total Hours63