Early Childhood [Teacher] Education

Associate of Arts Course of Study

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The Associate of Arts Early Childhood [Teacher] Education option is the result of a State wide articulation agreement between the Colorado Community College System and the four-year colleges and universities. Students completing the following 60 hours will transfer in 100% of their classes and start as an entering junior at the following four-year schools: Colorado State University (Fort Collins), University of Northern Colorado, Metro State, Fort Lewis, Adams State, and Mesa State. Please consult with your faculty advisor for the proper sequence of classes.

State Articulated Track

I. Communications

Nine (9) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

II. Art and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours

ART 110

Art Appreciation: AH1

3

or

 

 

MUS 120

Music Appreciation: AH1

(3)

and

 

 

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature: AH2

3

or

 

 

LIT 255

Children’s Literature

(3)

III. Mathematics

Six (6) credit hours. Choose one track below

Track 1

MAT 120

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: MA1

4

or

 

 

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

(4)

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

3

Track 2

MAT 155

Integrated Mathematics I

3

MAT 156

Integrated Mathematics II

3

IV. Social and Behavioral Sciences

Nine (9) credit hours

GEO 105

World Regional Geography: SS2

3

HIS 201

U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

3

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

V. Physical and Life Sciences

Eight (8) credit hours. Choose one track

Track 1

GEY 111

Physical Geology: SC1

4

and

 

 

BIO 105

Science of Biology: SC1

4

or

 

 

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

(5)

Track 2

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

5

or

 

 

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

(5)

or

 

 

PHY 105

Conceptual Physics: SC1

(4)

or

 

 

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1

(5)

Track 3

SCI 155

Integrated Science I: SC1

4

SCI 156

Integrated Science II: SC1

4

VI. Early Childhood Requirements

ECE 101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 102

Intro to Early Childhood Education Lab Techniques

3

ECE 205

Nutrition, Health & Safety

3

ECE 238

Child Growth & Development

3

ECE 241

Administration: Human Relations for Early Childhood Education

3

VII. Electives

Six (6) credit hours to be determined by home and transfer institution.

Total Credit Hours

60