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Teaching: Early Childhood Education

Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree
62 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0543

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101 with a grade of C or better

3

 

EGL 102 with a grade of C or better

3

 

SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

 

 

MAT 129

3

 

One additional MAT course from IAI-approved general education Mathematics courses

3

Area C — 

Science

7-8

 

One Life Science course and one Physical Science course from IAI-approved general education Science courses, one of which must be a lab course

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

 

PSY 101

3

 

PSC 101

3

 

One additional course from IAI-approved general education Social Science and Behavioral Science courses

3

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

9

 

Three IAI-approved general education Humanities/Fine Arts courses, including at least one Humanities course and one Fine Arts course

 

Area F — 

Global Studies

0

 

One course that satisfies Oakton’s Global Studies requirement and has an IAI course code with N or D. This course should also satisfy a course requirement in Humanities and Fine Arts or in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

 

Total General Education Requirements:

40-41

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

EDN 101 Introduction to Education

3

ECE 102 Child Growth and Development

3

ECE 104 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

4


Four courses from the following:


12

ECE 107 Observation and Assessment of the Young Child

3

ECE 125 Play and Creative Expression for the Young Child

3

ECE 226 Language Arts and Social Studies for the Young Child

3

ECE 227 Math and Science for the Young Child

3

ECE 270 Child, Family, and Community Relations

3


Total Major Requirements:


22


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

62

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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