The Early Childhood Education associate of science degree program is for those students who currently are employed or aspire to work in early childhood care and education programs. Completion of JCCC's associate of science degree program provides students the credentials to advance in quality early childhood care and education settings. Credits may transfer to many Kansas universities. Excellent practical education opportunities are available to students in the program.
Students must meet the requirements for employment in early childhood care and education centers in Kansas (stated in the Kansas Licensing Regulations for Preschools and Child Care Centers).
Associate of Science Degree
Important: Students graduating with an associate of science degree must complete an approved cultural diversity course. Some of the approved courses are able to meet both the cultural diversity requirement and a general education requirement. A list of approved cultural diversity courses can be found in the list of AS general education electives.
(Major Code 2100; State CIP Code 19.0708)
|EDUC 231||Early Childhood Curriculum II*||3|
|EDUC 210||Creative Experiences for Young Children*||3|
|EDUC 260||Observing and Interacting with Young Children*||3|
|ANTH 130||World Cultures||3|
|or ANTH 125|| Cultural Anthropology|
|or SOC 131|| Sociology of Families|
|EDUC 234||Families in Society*||3|
|EDUC 285||Student Teaching: Early Childhood Education*||3|
Total Program Hours: 63