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2022-2023 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Care and Education, AAS (AAS.ECED 35508)


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The Associate in Applied Science major in Early Care and Education program prepares graduates for careers in early childhood settings that serve children birth through age 8. Possible job options are at child care centers, preschools, and public or private schools. People who enjoy helping children learn and grow would be interested in this program of study. Students enrolled in this program are subject to criminal background checks, processed through the SC State Law Enforcement Division (SLED). The program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC, 1313 L St. N.W. Suite 500, Washington DC 20005-4101, Telephone: 202-232-8777 or 800-424-2460, Email: webmaster@naeyc.org.

Courses ECD 102, ECD 107, ECD 131, ECD 132, ECD 133 contain a lab component of 24 hours.  ECD 243 contains a lab component of 72 hours.  All lab courses require completed South Carolina Department of Social Services documentation.

Degree Requirements


Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours


Subtotal: 21 Credit Hours


Subtotal: 28 Credit Hours


Completion Plan


First Semester


Subtotal: 13 Credit Hours


Second Semester


Subtotal: 12 Credit Hours


Third Semester


Subtotal: 9 Credit Hours


Fourth Semester


Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours


Fifth Semester


Elective:


Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours


Total Credit Hours: 64


* Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”
- Winthrop transfers will need to register for PSC 201  or BIO 105 ENG 101 MAT 103 PSY 201 , & HIS 201 .

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