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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 — 

Contemporary Global Studies

0

 

One course that satisfies Oakton’s Contemporary 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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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

May 18
Grading Day.
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19
Commencement.

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

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