Curriculum for: 10-307-1
 Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education is a career option that has
increased in demand! This expanding field is seeking
potential students with keen observation skills, a talent
for human insight, clear communication skills, and respect
for children and families.
Early Childhood Associate Degree graduates will meet the
state educational requirements to be a Child Care Teacher in
a licensed group early childhood center for children ages
2 weeks to 10 years old.

Total Credits in Program (available at BTC):63

835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.

 Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.

First Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 307-148ECE: Foundations of ECE3
 307-151ECE: Infant & Toddler Dev3
 307-167ECE: Hlth Safety & Nutrition3
 307-195ECE: Family & Community Rel3
 801-195Written Communication3
Or801-136English Composition 13

First Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 307-178ECE: Art Music & Lang Arts3
 307-179ECE: Child Development3
 307-187ECE: Children w Diff Abilities3
 307-188ECE: Guiding Child Behavior3

Required Summer Courses (Between Years)
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 307-100ECE: Preschool Capstone3
Or99X-XXXElective Course3

Second Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 307-174ECE: Introductory Practicum3
 307-192ECE: Practicum 23
 307-194ECE: Math Science & Soc St3
 809-172Intro to Diversity Studies3
 804-107College Mathematics3
Or804-118Interm Algebra w Apps4
Or806-112Principles of Sustainability3
Second Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 307-166ECE: Curriculum Planning3
 307-197ECE: Practicum 33
 307-198ECE: Admin an ECE Program3
 307-199ECE: Advanced Practicum3
 809-198Intro to Psychology3

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