2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 112

B-112 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
EarlyChildhoodEducationDegree
ADMINISTRATIONOFEARLYCAREANDEDUCATIONPROGRAMSEMPHASIS–
ASSOCIATEOFAPPLIEDSCIENCE
The associateof applied science in early childhood
education is adegreeoption for students seeking to enter
a rewarding careerworkingwithyoung children and
their families.This practitioner orientedprogramhas a
degree emphasis in threefields: administrationof early
care and educationprograms, preschool and infant/
toddler.This gives the student theopportunity to select
their educational experiencebasedon their specific
interests and allows for greater learning in a specific area
of concentration.
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Fulfill the requirements of theAssociateofAppliedScience.
• Demonstrate competency in their specified emphasis.
EMPHASISOUTCOMES
Students completing the emphasiswill:
• Demonstrateproficiency in theknowledge and skills represented
in theNationalAssociation for theEducationofYoungChildren
(NAEYC)national standards forEarlyChildhoodProfessional
PreparationPrograms.
• Demonstrateproficiency in theknowledge and skills specific to
thedegree emphasis, including supervisionandmanagement of
staff in early care and educationprograms, and comprehensive
administrationof an early care and educationprogram
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY............................................................3CREDITS
Required:HDFS232
COMMUNICATIONS.......................................(3CREDITS)
Required: COM215
ENGLISH................................................................3CREDITS
Required: ENG101or113
FINEARTS/HUMANITIES/
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
Recommended: PSYor SOC101
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
Required:MGT212
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
SCIENCE................................................................3CREDITS
Required:NUTR121
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.........3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS .............21CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
ECE130 Infancy...........................................................................3
ECE190 Professionalism inEarlyCareandEducation..................3
ECE200 TheExceptional Child.....................................................3
ECE204 Principlesof ChildGuidance...........................................3
ECE210 Observation,Documentationand
Assessmentof YoungChildren.......................................3
ECE240 Administrationof thePreschool. ...................................3
ECE250 Introduction toEarlyChildhoodEducation. ...................3
ECE251 Curriculum inEarlyChildhoodEducation.......................3
HDFS201 LifespanHumanDevelopment.......................................3
HDFS202 Introduction toFamilies.................................................3
Note: Studentsmustmaintaina cumulativegradepoint averageof
a2.0 (C)orbetter andmust alsoearnagradeof“C”orbetter ineach
ECEandHDFS course.
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............30CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
COM215 Introduction toGroupCommunication..........................3
ECE244 Practicum inAdministration inEarlyCare
andEducationPrograms................................................3
ECE245 PracticumSeminar. .......................................................2
ECE247 EffectiveManagement andSupervision inEarly
CareandEducation........................................................2
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..10CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS....61CREDITS
Note:StudentscompletingtheAssociateofAppliedScienceEarly
ChildhoodEducationDegree-AdministrationofEarlyCareandEducation
ProgramsemphasismustcompletetheirpracticumthroughTMCC.
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