Early Childhood Administration and Management (AAS)

Program Information

The Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) in Early Childhood Administration and Management is an integrated program of study that provides an educational foundation in early childhood education plus administrative and management courses specifically related to the business needs and practices of early childhood directors, owners and other management-level staff.

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 15 Credits Grade Sem/Year
EED 212 Guidance, Management and the Environment 3    
EED 215 Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness 3    
EED 220 Child, Family, Community and Culture 3    
ENG 101 First-Year Composition OR 3    
ENG 107 First-Year Composition for ESL 3    
RE ANY Restricted Electives

Select any 3 credits from the list of options below.

(CFS/ECH176 Child Development OR CFS235 Developing Child: Theory into Practice, Prenatal - Age 8 is recommended)
*    
Semester II 15-20 Credits Grade Sem/Year

Enrollment in more than 18 credits will require special permission. It is suggested that students needing to take CRE101 consider taking one of the courses listed below or spring semester during the summer to lighten their load this term.

EED 200 Foundations of Early Childhood Education 3    
CFS 205 Human Development 3    
EED 278 Early Learning: Curriculum and Instruction - Birth/Preschool 3    
EED 280 Stndrd, Obsrvtion, Assess: 0-8 3    
CRE 101 College Critical Reading OR

Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0-3 credits)

3    
MA ANY Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.

(MAT142 is recommended for students considering university transfer)

*    
Semester III 16 Credits Grade Sem/Year
EED 222 Introduction to the Exceptional Young Child: Birth to Age Eight 3    
CFS 206 Child and Family Organizations: Management and Administration

(CFS206 is offered at GCC only during the fall semester.)

3    
CFS 207 Organization and Community Leadership in Child and Family Organizations

(CFS207 is offered at GCC only during the fall semester.)

3    
EED 260 Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship OR 1    
EED 261 Early Childhood Preschool Internship 1    
ENG 102 First-Year Composition OR 3    
ENG 108 First-Year Composition for ESL 3    
EDU 291 Childrens Literature OR 3    
ENH 291 Childrens Literature 3    
Semester IV 14 Credits Grade Sem/Year

Two different internship courses (EED internship [shown in Semester III] and FCS internship [shown in Semester IV]) are required.  FCS250 should be taken concurrently with second internship course.

CFS 208 Child and Family Organizations: Fiscal Management and Grant Writing

(CFS208 is offered at GCC only during the spring semester.)

3    
FCS 250 Portfolio Development and Professional Writing

(FCS250 is offered at GCC only during the spring semester.)

3    
FCS 260 Family and Consumer Science Internship 1    
NS ANY Any approved General Education course from the Natural Sciences area. 4    
COM 100 Introduction to Human Communication OR 3    
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication OR 3    
COM 225 Public Speaking OR 3    
COM 230 Small Group Communication 3    
Restricted Electives 3 Credits Grade Sem/Year

Students must select courses from any combination of the following prefixes for a total of 3 credits. (Courses counted as Restricted Electives must be in addition to the required courses specified in the semester-by-semester sequence above)

(CFS/ECH176 Child Development OR CFS233 Developing Child: Theory into Practice, Prenatal - Age 8 recommended)

CFS 114 Working with the Hyperactive Child 1    
CFS 120 Contmp Issues Erly Child
 
 
1    
CFS 123 Health and Nutrition In Early Childhood Settings 1    
CFS 125 Safety in Early Childhood Settings 1    
CFS 157 Marriage & Family Life 3    
CFS 176 Child Development 3    
CFS 177 Parent-Child Interaction 3    
CFS 183 Contemporary Issues in Adolescence 3    
CFS 190 Home-Based Visitation 3    
CFS 205 Human Development OR

Any CFS+++ Child/Family Studies course (1-3 credits)

3    
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems 3    
ECH 176 Child Development 3    
ECH 270 Observing Young Children 1    
ECH 271 Arranging the Environment 1    
ECH 279 Early Childhood Curriculum Development 1    
ECH 280 Food Experiences with Young Children 1    
ECH 282 Discipline/Guidance of Child Groups 1    
ECH 287 Professional Development in Early Childhood Education OR

Any ECH+++ Early Childhood Education course (1-3 credits)

1    
EED 111 Multimedia and the Early Childhood Education Classroom 3    
EED 200 Foundations of Early Childhood Education 3    
EED 210 Creative & Cognitive Play 3    
EED 211 Language Acquisition in the Young Child 3    
EED 212 Guidance, Management and the Environment 3    
EED 215 Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness 3    
EED 220 Child, Family, Community and Culture 3    
EED 222 Introduction to the Exceptional Young Child: Birth to Age Eight 3    
EED 250 Early Literacy Development 3    
EED 255 Portfolio Development and Writing for the Profession OR

Any EED+++ Early Education course (1-3 credits)

3    
ITD 202 Cognition & Communication 2    
ITD 210 Early Attachments, Relationships, and Families: Birth to Age Three OR

Any ITD+++ Infant/Toddler Development course (1-3 credits)

3    

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