This 60-credit Associate of Science (AS) degree prepares graduates to transfer to a four-year university for a non-teaching degree in early childhood or an education degree in early childhood, which is required for licensure to teach from birth through third grade.
AS – Young Child Education
You will be qualified to work as a teacher in child care facilities or an educational paraprofessional. You may choose to specialize in these areas: infant-toddler, preschool, school-age, children with special needs, family child care, nanny or administration. You will also be qualified to work as a para-educator in a school setting.
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All credits earned in the Young Child Education (AS) program at NTC may be applied to the Early Childhood Education (BS Ed) or the Early Childhood (BA) at Mayville (N.D.) State University.
A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.
|Course #||Course Name||Credit|
|CDEV 1104||Child Growth and Development||3.00|
|CDEV 1116||Guiding Young Children||3.00|
|CDEV 2208||Infant/Toddler Learning Exper||3.00|
|CDEV 2220||Foundations of Early Childhood Education||3.00|
|CDEV 2224||Intro to Language and Literacy||3.00|
|ENGL 1111||College Writing I||3.00|
|ENGL 1113||College Writing II||3.00|
|PSYC 1105||General Psychology||3.00|
|SPCH 1110||Intro to Public Speaking||3.00|
|SGNL 1100||American Sign Language (ASL) I||4.00|
|SGNL 2100||American Sign Language (ASL) II||4.00|
|General Education Electives||10|
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