Early Childhood Education (ECE.S.AAS)

70.0-71.0 Credit Hours

This program provides the knowledge, skills and competencies important to an entry-level teacher working with, or planning to work with, young children. The program includes the academic preparation required by the Ohio Department of Education to meet PreKindergarten Associate Teacher Licensure standards. Students interested in completing this degree program must have a full criminal background investigation completed before enrolling in the final practicum course. A grade of "C" or better is required in all ECE and EDU courses.

Program Outcomes

  • Utilize developmentally effective approaches to connect with children and families.
  • Use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum.
  • Identify resources and apply techniques for building diverse family and community relationships.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to promote child development and learning.
  • Observe, document and assess to support young children and families.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for professional behavior, professional growth and professional involvement.

Curriculum

Ohio Transfer Module: Any Group 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
Education Elective 3 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 1100: Introduction to Early Childhood Education View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 1101: Introductory Child Development View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 1200: Observation & Assessment View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 1201: Curriculum & Planning View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2100: Language, Literacy & Interaction with Young Children View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2101: Creative Experiences View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2102: Math & Science Experiences View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2200: Families, Communities & Schools View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2201: Guidance of Young Children View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2202: Teaching Techniques View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2300: Inclusion View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ECE 2301: Early Childhood Education Practicum View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1201: English Composition II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 2215: Race & Ethnicity View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
Course Option: {MAT 1120 OR MAT 1410 OR MAT 1270} 3 - 4 credit hours
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