Early Childhood Education

A.A.S. - Occupational Degree

This program is for students contemplating careers in early childhood education and for individuals employed in day care, Head Starts, at risk preschools, or other early childhood environments. Student must obtain TB test, a background and fingerprint check before entering any field placement.

Program Purpose

Graduates will demonstrate (1) basic knowledge in early childhood education that will prepare them to obtain an entry-level position within the field and (2) competency in communication, critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and technological applications.