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Early Childhood Education Career Track (A55220C)

Associate in Applied Science

Students in the career track will have opportunities to work in a variety of settings with young children and families upon graduation.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
EDU 119 Early Childhood Education 4 0 4
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3 0 3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 0 3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
16 0 16
Spring Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 1
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 0 3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, and Twos 3 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3
16 4 16
Summer Semester
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
6 0 6
Fall Semester
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3
EDU 216 Foundations of Education 3 0 3
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3 0 3
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I 3 0 3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences 3 0 3
15 0 15
Spring Semester
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3 0 3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II 3 0 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum 1 9 4
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3
Major Elective 3 0 3
13 9 16
TOTAL CREDITS: 69 (Check Total)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240
Major Elective – Choose one of the following: EDU 250 or HEA 110

Employment Competencies

Upon successful completion, graduates will have field experience, professional skills ,and knowledge to work successfully in an early childhood education setting

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

Outcomes Pass Rates by Year
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Communication 45% 66% 36% 61%
Information Literacy 87% 64% 61% 51%
Critical Thinking 51% 52% 41% 65%

Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu