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Early Childhood Education




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.

First Year   Hours Term TakenGrade
ECED 1310 Intro to Early Childhood Education 3   
ECED 2310 Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment 3   
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum 3   
ECED 2320 Infant, Toddler Child Development 3   
ECED 2335 Initial Practicum 3   
ENGL 1010 Comp I 3   
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3   
    General Education Elective 3   
    Math Elective 3   
    Physical/Natural Science Elective 4   
    First Year Total 31   
Second Year       
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics & Community Involvement 3   
ECED 2360 Development of Exceptional Children 3   
ECED 2370 Developmental Assessment 3   
ECED 2380 Language & Literacy in Early Childhood 3   
ECED 2385 Math & Science in Early Childhood 3   
ECED 2365 Final Practicum 3   
ECED   Elective1 3   
    Elective2 3   
    Humanities Elective 3   
    Social Science Elective 3   
    Second Year Total 30   
    TOTAL HOURS 61   

1 To be selected from:

ECED 2390 Creative Development 3   
ECED 2300 The Mentoring Teacher 3   
ECED 2312 Administration of Child Care Centers 3   
ECED 2375 Socio-Emotional Development 3   
ENGL 2630 Literature for Children (only offered online with ROCC) 3   

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.

This program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation. Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program are advised that they should check with their academic advisor and the four-year institution regarding specific transfer of courses.  Students planning to transfer should major in the Associate of Science in Teaching (AST) degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education.