Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College 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.  All Child Development (CHLD) courses must be completed with a “C” or better for graduation.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2003 - Child Development in the Lifespan   3
CHLD 2103 - Child Guidance   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
Recommended Electives.  *Select three (3) hours from the list below. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • For students pursuing the OK Director’s Credential, it is recommended to take CHILD 2113 Child Care Management (offered fall only) for the Controlled Elective.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2203 - Child and Family in the Community   3
CHLD 2233 - Physical Development and Creative Expression: Birth to Eight   3
CHLD 2613 - Health, Safety, and Nutrition: Birth to Eight   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester and to file for graduation with the Child Development Certificate of Mastery.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2023 - Child Development and Parenting   3
CHLD 2513 - Programming for Infants and Toddlers  (includes lab) 3
CHLD 2263 - Social and Emotional Development: Birth to Eight  (offered fall only) 3
ENGL 2413 - Introduction to Literature (H)   3
Recommended Electives.  *Select three (3) hours from the list below. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • For students pursuing the OK Director’s Credential, it is recommended to take ACCT 1003 Introduction to Accounting for the Controlled Elective.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2213 - Children with Special Needs   3
CHLD 2243 - Language and Cognitive Development: Birth to Eight   3
CHLD 2253 - Child Development Practicum  (offered spring only) 3
CHLD 2413 - Professionalism & Leadership in Early Care & Education   3
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking  or COMM 2103 - Interpersonal Communication   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

*Recommended Electives - Select courses from this list for a total of six (6) credit hours.

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ACCT 1003 - Introduction to Accounting   3
ASLE 1363 - American Sign Language I   3
Other CHLD courses completed with a “C” or better vary
COLL 1003 - College Success    3
Any HSVC course 3
MATH Select any 1000 level or above  3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Any SPAN course vary