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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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Barbara Sandlin - (901) 333-5195

This program provides a course of study that prepares students for career opportunities in early childhood education and specifically addresses the needs of assistant teachers in Tennessee’s Head Start programs by meeting the educational requirement stipulated in Federal Law. The program offers sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical experience that enable graduates to function in a variety of early childhood settings.

Electives: 9 Credits

Total Program Credits: 61

This program of study is designed as a terminal degree for a specific career field.


Criminal and/or other types of background check, possibly at the studen’t expense, may be a requirement of some courses in this degree program. The ability to complete coopertative training, internships, field experiences, and educational practicums may be based on the results of these background checks. This could result in your inability to successfully complete course/program requirements.

1 MATH 1530  or MATH 1630 , consult advisor for correct selection.

2 Review General Education pages and/or consult advisor for correct selection.

     Suggested Courses: HIST 2010   Early United States History

                                      HIST 2020   Modern United States History

3 General Elective can be any college-level course not used in this degree program.

     Suggested Courses: INFS 1010   Computer Applications

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