Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Early Childhood Development (2200)

A.A.S. - Associate of Applied Science

Major: Early Childhood Development (220007AAS)

Summit College

Year 1

Fall
2020:121 English3
7400:265 Child Development3
2040:240 Human Relations3
2200:110 Foundations in Early Chldhd Ed3
2200:246 Multicult Issues in Child Care3
7760:132 Early Childhood Nutrition3
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
2030:161 Math for Modern Technology4
2200:245 Infant/Toddler Day Care Prog3
7400:270 Theory & Guidance of Play3
7400:280 Early Childhood Curric Methods3
2040:242 American Urban Society3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
Early Childhood Education (5200): Any2
7600:106 Effective Oral Communication3
7400:460 Org & Suprv Child Care Centers3
2200:250 Observ & Record Child Behavior3
Early Childhood Education (5200): Any2
5610:450 Spec Ed Prog: Early Childhood3
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
2200:295 Early Childhood Practicum5
5550:211 First Aid & CPR2
2200:247 Diversity Early Child Literacy3
7400:448 Before & After Schl Child Care2
Humanities:From specified courses listed below2
Min Credit Total 14
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
Min Credit Total 0
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
Min Credit Total 0
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3450:140 Math for Elementary School Teachers I may be substituted for 2030:161 Math for Modern Technology.
Students must obtain permission from the program adviser for 2200:295 Early Childhood Practicum by the 8th week of the semester prior to the semester taking the course. Prerequisites are: 7400:265, 270, 280 and 2200:110; 5200:360, 370; 2200:245 must be completed to do a practicum in an Infant/Toddler Center.
Students who expect to go on for a 4-year degree should consult with an adviser as to which math course(s) will be applicable to a bachelor's degree.
Humanities: 3600:101, 120; 7100:100, 105, 144; 7500:103, 201; 7900:115. A student may wish to take Humanities in Western Tradition/World Civ to meet this requirement. Pre-requisite is 3300:112 English Comp II for Western Traditions. 64 credit hours completed is pre-requisite for World Civ.
The Child Development Program requires a considerable number of hours observing children and participating in programs for children. Students must make arrangements to complete these course requirements.
Teaching in the Early Childhood Center 5200:360, and Early Childhood Center Laboratory 5200:370 are taken concurrently and must be done at The University of Akron's Center for Child Development or College of Education approved site. Contact the department chair or Curricular and Instructional Studies in the College of Education.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 64 minimum total credits; 16 credits in residence; the final 16 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 04-02-2013