Early Childhood Education
Birth through Pre-K Early Childhood Education
The Birth through Pre-K Early Childhood Education major focuses on the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of children. This program will prepare students to plan programs, perform developmental assessments, and interact with young children in developmentally appropriate settings; plan and implement pre-school programming; and work with infants and toddlers in child care placements.
Career Opportunities: Positions may be found in a variety of settings including child care centers, Head Start, nursery schools, hospitals, and human service agencies. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree also work with parents in educational settings.
Requirements for Graduation
In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Education with a major in Birth through Pre-K Early Childhood, a student needs to complete a minimum of 62 credit-hours of required and elective course work.