Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education

Graduation Requirements

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Complete one of the following:
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
CIS 1201Computer Literacy Exam0
CS 1400
  & CS 1410
Fundamentals of Programming
   and Object Oriented Programming
6
General Education Requirements
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
LIB 1000Information Literacy Exam0-1
or LIB 1010 Information Literacy
Complete one of the following Mathematics GE courses:
MATH 1030Quantitative Reasoning3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics (recommended)3
MATH 1050College Algebra / Pre-Calculus4
Complete one of the following Science GE courses:
NFS 1020Sci Foundations of Nutrition3
PHYS 1360
  & PHYS 1365
Principles of Physical Science
   and Principles of Physical Science Lab
4
Complete one of the following Social & Behavioral Sciences GE courses
FCS 1500Human Development Lifespan3
PSY 1100Human Development Through Lifespan3
Core Discipline Requirements
EDUC 2010Intro to Exceptional Learners3
EDUC 2400Foundations Multicultural/ESL3
FCS 2500Child Devel - Birth to Eight3
FCS 2600Intro to Early Childhood Educ2
FCS 2610Child Guidance Based on Developmental Theory3
FCS 2620Designing Integrated Curriculum with Play3
FCS 2630Literacy and Literature for Early Childhood3
FCS 2880Practicum Early Childhood Educ3
Elective Courses
Complete 15 - 24 credits of electives17-26
Recommended electives:
FCS 2180Partnering With Parents3
FCS 2400Family Relationships3
NFS 2120Infant and Child Nutrition3
PEHR 1543First Aid / Resp Emergencies3
BUS 1010Introduction to Business3
EDUC 1010Foundations/Intro to Education3
MGMT 2620Principles of Management3

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 63 college-level credits (1000 and above)
  2. Complete at least 20 lower-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  3. Cumulative GPA 2.75 or higher.

Graduation Plan 

1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
FCS 1001FYE: Family Consumer Science1
FCS 2600Intro to Early Childhood Educ2
PEHR 1543First Aid / Resp Emergencies3
FCS 2500Child Devel - Birth to Eight3
FCS 2630Literacy and Literature for Early Childhood3
 Term Hours15
Spring Semester
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
FCS 2610Child Guidance Based on Developmental Theory3
Social Behavior Sci (FCS 1500 or PSY 1100)3
General Education (Mathematics)3
 Term Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
EDUC 2010Intro to Exceptional Learners3
FCS 2620Designing Integrated Curriculum with Play3
FCS 2400Family Relationships3
Sciences (NFS 1020 or PHYS 1360/PHYS 1365 (3/1))3
Elective (See recommendations above)3
 Term Hours15
Spring Semester
FCS 2180Partnering With Parents3
FCS 2400Family Relationships3
FCS 2880Practicum Early Childhood Educ3
Elective (See recommendations above)3
Elective (See recommendations above)3
 Term Hours15
Total Hour: 60