Students who follow this academic plan will receive an Associate of Science in Teaching- Early Childhood Education.
The A.S.T. curriculum in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who wish to complete the first two years of a program toward teacher certification in PreK-3 and then transfer to a 4-year college/university for the completion of their Bachelor's degree. Due to varying requirements of four-year institutions, students are encouraged to select courses in consultation with an education advisor.
Additional Degree Requirements:
|SPCH||1010||Fundamentals of Speech Communication||3|
|MUS||1030||Music Appreciation OR||3|
|GEOG||2010||World Regional Geography||3|
|MATH||1410||Number Concepts/Algebra Structures||3|
|Humanities and/or Fine Arts||3|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 courses)||3|
|History (2 courses)||6|
|Natural Sciences (2 courses)||8|
|Mathematics (1 course) - Check with Transfer institution||3-4|
|Note: For transfer to APSU, ETSU, UM, UTC and UTK, MATH 1530 is required|
|Area of Emphasis Requirements|
|EDU||101||Introduction to Education||2|
|ECED||1310||Introduction to Early Childhood Education||3|
|ECED||2320||Infant, Toddler, Child Development||3|
|ECED||2340||Family Dynamics and Community Involvement||3|
|EDU||111||Introduction to Educating Exceptional Children OR||3|
|ECED||2360||Development of Exceptional Children1|
|PSYC||2130||Lifespan Psychology OR||3|
1University of Memphis does not have Development of Exceptional Children in its PreK-3 Curriculum. Students transferring to UM will have to take one other course after transfer.
Praxis Core Test Information
NOTE: The Praxis Core Waiver will be discontinued as of August 1, 2016. No waivers will be granted after this time.
Students transferring to a UT or TBR university may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to the university's early childhood program. Transferring students should check with the university for specific program requirements.
This is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway: www.tntransferpathway.org
For further information: Social Science, Business and Education Division, 865-354-3000, x4582
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