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The AAS Early Childhood Education degree is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure programming meets the standards for professional preparation.

1st Fall   Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
ECED 1310 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ECED 2310 Safe, Healthy, Learning Environments 3
ECED 2335 Initial Practicum 3
    Mathematics Elective
MATH 1530 Recommended
Action Items    
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
1st Spring   Hours
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech 3
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics and Community Involvement 3
ECED 2320 Infant, Toddler, and Child Development 3
    Social/Behavioral Science Elective
PSYC 1030 OR WELL 1010 Recommended
Action Items    
  Jan Complete FAFSA  
  Mar Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  April Register for next term  
  May Apply for CDA Credential, if desired. See Program Director.  
2nd Fall   Hours
ECED 2380 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood 3
ECED 2385 Math and Science in Early Childhood 3
    Natural Science Elective
BIOL 1110 Recommended
    Humanities Elective
MUS 1030 OR ARTH 1030 Recommended
SOCI 1010 OR PSYC 2130 Recommended
Action Items    
  Sept Complete Intent to Graduate with Faculty Advisor  
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
2nd Spring   Hours
ECED 2370 Developmental Assessment 3
ECED 2360 Development of Exceptional Children 3
ECED 2365 Final Practicum 3
    ECED Elective1 3
    General Education or ECED Elective2 3
Action Items    
  Feb Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)  
  Mar Begin job search using RaiderRecruit  
  1Choose from:  
ECED 2390 Creative Development  
ECED 2300 The Mentoring Teacher  
ECED 2312 Administration of Child Care Centers  
ECED 2375 Socio-Emotional Development  
ENGL 2630 Literature for Children (only offered online with TN eCampus)  

2 To be selected from the RSCC General Education listing or another unduplicated course from the list in footnote #1.


Students pursuing this area of study will be advised by the Social Science, Business and Education Division.


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