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Early Childhood Education (ECED)

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 Term TakenGrade
COLS 1010 Study, Organize, Succeed 3   
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3   
ECED 1310 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3   
ECED 2310 Safe, Healthy, Learning Environments 3   
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics and Community Involvement 3   
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics (Recommended) OR
Mathematics Elective
    TERM TOTAL 18   
Action Items       
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
  Nov Register for next term     
1st Spring   Hours   
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3   
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum 3   
ECED 2335 Initial Practicum 3   
ECED 2320 Infant, Toddler, and Child Development 3   
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology (Recommended) OR
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
    TERM TOTAL 15   
Action Items       
  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   
BIOL 1110 General Biology I (Recommended) OR
Natural Science Elective
ECED 2365 Final Practicum 3   
PSYC 2130 Lifespan Development Psychology (Recommended) OR
General Education Elective course
    TERM TOTAL 16   
Action Items       
  Sept Complete Application for Graduation     
  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   
MUS 1030 Intro to Music (Recommended) or Humanities Elective 3   
ECED   ECED Elective1 3   
    General Education or ECED Elective2 3   
    TERM TOTAL 15   
Action Items       
  Feb Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)      
  Mar Begin job search using RaiderRecruit      
    TOTAL HOURS 64   
  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.