Bachelor of Science in Education: Early Childhood Education
If you enjoy children and have a strong desire to help them
learn, grow, and succeed, then becoming an early childhood educator might be
right for you.
The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education:
- gives you the tools you need to confidently
enter the field of teaching
- results in state certification
Life as an early childhood educator
As a certified early childhood educator, you will
dramatically shape and influence the lives of children in a field that is
expected to see favorable growth over the next ten years, according to the US
Bureau of Labor Statistics.
earn this degree, you must complete at least 120 credit hours:
- 64-75 credit hours in an associate degree transfer block
- at least 35 credit hours of liberal studies requirements, 16-20 of which will be satisfied by associate degree
- at least 21 credit hours of BAS core requirements
- at least 21 credit hours of early childhood specialization
- elective courses, if needed, to reach an overall total of at
least 120 credit hours
Download the curriculum check sheet for this program.
See the academic catalog for full details on this degree,
including a course listing.