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Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwaySocial, Behavioral, Education
AdvisorDr. Robert Saunders
Chair, Social Sciences Division

Senior Administrative AssistantMs. Jody Walton
210 Social Sciences Building
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What does the road ahead look like for this program?

Early Childhood Education Option, AA

Communications Area
Mathematics Area
Natural Sciences Area
Social Sciences Area
Additional Required Courses
Total Degree Hours60

Recommended electives:

SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking, 3 crs.
• SYG2000, Principles of Sociology, 3 crs.
DEP2001, Infant and Child Psychology, 3 crs.
+EEC2240, Social Studies and Creative Expression for Young Children, 3 crs.
EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators, 3 crs.

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.
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