Early Childhood Education

The Associate of Science transfer option in Early Childhood Education is ideal for students seeking transfer into a Bachelor’s level program at a senior institution. Those completing coursework at DCC will be prepared to transfer into a Bachelor of Science program. General education courses, early childhood core courses, and early childhood specialty courses combine to provide the student with a background in liberal studies together with extensive early childhood coursework and experiences. DCC has an articulation agreement in Early Childhood Education with The University of Montana – Western in Dillon.

Suggested Courses
EDEC105 Observation & Assessment 1
EDEC108 Intro to Early Childhood Education 2
EDEC247 Child & Adolescent Development 4
EDEC210 Meeting the Needs of Families 3
EDEC230 Positive Child Guidance & Management 3
EDEC130 Health, Safety, & Nutrition in Early Childhood 4
EDEC275 Integrated Curriculum & Environments II 2
EDEC265 Leadership & Professionalism in Early Childhood Ed 2
WRIT101 College Writing I 3
COMX111 Intro to Public Speaking 3
M105 Contemporary Math or higher 3
PSYX100 Intro to Psychology or 3
SOCI100 Intro to Sociology 3
CAPP131 Basic MS Office 3