Oct 15, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Child Development AAS, Early Childhood Option


If you are a full-time student taking 15 hours per semester and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2003 - Child Development in the Lifespan   3
CHLD 2103 - Child Guidance   3
CHLD 2263 - Social and Emotional Development: Birth to Eight   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • CHLD 2003, CHLD 2103, and CHLD 2263 must be completed with a “C” or better.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2233 - Physical Development and Creative Expression: Birth to Eight   3
CHLD 2243 - Language and Cognitive Development: Birth to Eight   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II  or ENGL 2333 - Technical/Professional Writing   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Controlled Electives * (see below) 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • CHLD 2233 and CHLD 2243 must be completed with a “C” or better.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition   3
CHLD 2023 - Child Development and Parenting   3
CHLD 2213 - Children with Special Needs   3
CHLD 2513 - Programming for Infants and Toddlers   3
CHLD 2613 - Health, Safety, and Nutrition: Birth to Eight   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • CHLD 2023, CHLD 2513, and CHLD 2613 must be completed with a “C” or better.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2203 - Child and Family in the Community   3
CHLD 2253 - Child Development Practicum   3
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
Controlled Electives* (see below) 6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • CHLD 2203 and CHLD 2253 must be completed with a “C” or better.

*Controlled Electives - Select courses from this list for a total of nine (9) credit hours.

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ACCT 1003 - Introduction to Accounting   3
ASLE 1363 - American Sign Language I   3
BUSN 2213 - Small Business Management   3
CHLD - Other CHLD courses completed with a “C” or better vary
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
COMM 2103 - Interpersonal Communication   3
HSVC 1113 - Principles of Human Services   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Any SPAN course vary