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HUMAN SERVICES - EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT OPTION

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Human Services - Early Childhood Development

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ENG 101 English Composition I
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3
OR
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
PSY 201 General Psychology
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
15 0 15

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications 3 0 3
ECD 243 Supervised Field Experience I 1 8 3
HUS 110 Orientation to Human Services
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
1 0 1
HUS 251 Supervised Field Placement II 1 12 4
HUS 255 Supervised Field Placement III 1 12 4
PSY 105 Personal/interpersonal Psychology
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
PSY 203 Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
PSY 215 Psychology of The Mentally Retarded 3 0 3
PSY 218 Behavior Modification
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
PSY 230 Interviewing Techniques
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
PSY 237 Crisis Management 3 0 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
28 32 36

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
ECD 101 Introduction To Early Childhood 3 0 3
ECD 105 Guidance-Classroom Management 2 3 3
ECD 131 Language Arts 2 3 3
ECD 132 Creative Experiences 2 3 3
ECD 133 Science & Math Concepts 2 3 3
ECD 135 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 0 3
14 12 18
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  69

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ECD 101 Introduction To Early Childhood 3 0 3
ECD 135 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition I
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
HUS 110 Orientation to Human Services
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
1 0 1
PSY 105 Personal/interpersonal Psychology
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
PSY 201 General Psychology
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
16 0 16

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications 3 0 3
PSY 203 Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
PSY 218 Behavior Modification
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
12 0 12

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
ECD 243 Supervised Field Experience I 1 8 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3
OR
MAT110College Algebra 3 0 3
PSY 230 Interviewing Techniques
*Prerequisite for Field Placement
3 0 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
10 8 12

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ECD 131 Language Arts 2 3 3
ECD 133 Science & Math Concepts 2 3 3
HUS 251 Supervised Field Placement II 1 12 4
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3 0 3
8 18 13

SEMESTER 5 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ECD 105 Guidance-Classroom Management 2 3 3
ECD 132 Creative Experiences 2 3 3
HUS 255 Supervised Field Placement III 1 12 4
PSY 215 Psychology of The Mentally Retarded 3 0 3
PSY 237 Crisis Management 3 0 3
11 18 16
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  69

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person:  

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $13,500.00

Local Average Salary: $15,500.00

National Starting Salary: $16,000.00

National Average Salary: $18,000.00