Early Childhood Education, Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T)
Students who complete the AS-T in Early Childhood Education will achieve the following competencies: Child Development and Learning; Culture, Diversity, and Equity; Relationships, Interactions, and Guidance; Family and Community Engagement; Dual-Language Development; Observation, Screening, Assessment, and Documentation; Special Needs and Inclusion; Learning Environments and Curriculum; Health, Safety and Nutrition; Leadership in Early Childhood Education; Professionalism; and Administration and Supervision.
The Associate in Science Degree in Early Childhood Education for Transfer will provide the foundational knowledge in Early Childhood Education to students who want to earn a Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education.
|ECE 102||Child, Family and Community 1||3|
|ECE 103||Foundations of ECE I Principles||5|
|ECE 104||Foundations of ECE II Practicum||5|
|ECE 108||Creative Learning and Curriculum||3|
|ECE 120||Child Growth and Development/Educators 1||3|
|ECE 121||Health, Safety And Nutrition For Young Children||3|
|ECE 128||Observation and Assessment||3|
|ECE 132||Teaching in a Diverse Society 1||3|
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Discuss the diverse needs, characteristics and multiple influences on the development of children, birth through age eight, as related to high quality care and education.
- Using observation skills, design, implement and evaluate environments and curriculum activities that support positive, developmental play and learning for all young children.
- Identify and implement effective guidance and interaction strategies that support all children’s social learning, identity and self-confidence.
- Develop and implement strategies that promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families, and their diverse communities.
- Recognize ethical standards and demonstrate professional behaviors that deepen understanding, knowledge and commitment to the Early Childhood Education profession.
- Apply written and verbal communication skills and research practices to discuss relevant and accurate information related to General Education courses.