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Upon completion, our Associate of Applied Science in Child Care and Development will qualify you to direct a center of 100 children as well as teach and/or administrate in pdfchildcare centers. With an associate degree in Child Care and Development, you can start a career as a childcare director, childcare teacher, or special education paraprofessional. Note: this degree program will not prepare you for teacher licensure for teaching in a public or accredited private school as required by the Kansas State Department of Education. See Associate of Arts in Elementary/Early Childhood for more information.

CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT - EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Basic Skills (15 hours)
ENG2211 Composition I
     

Art Appreciation or
Theatre Appreciation or
Music Appreciation or
Integrated Humanities

 
 
3
PSY6711 General Psychology  3      
SOC6811 Principles of Sociology
 

MIN6442 or
SOC6816 or
SOC6813

Cultural Minorities or
Social Problems or
Drug & Alcohol Awareness & Abuse

   
 
Computer Literacy (3 hours)
CAP1516 Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*
     
GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 18
3
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
CHC5711 Development of the Young Child
3
   
CHC5715 Interaction Techniques with Young Children
3
   
CHC5719 Creative Activities for Young Children    
3
CHC5740 Infant and Toddler Care  
3
 
BUS1425 Human Resource Management  
3
 
CHC5717 Early Childhood Education
3
     
EDU6270 Children & Adolescent Literature  
3
   
CHC5718 Collaboration with Child, Family, and Community  
3
 
BUS1330 Business Math    
3
CHC5735 Child Care Administration & Organization    
3
CHC5721 Nutrition and Health in Early Childhood
3
   
CHC5732 Child Care Practicum I    
3
 
CHC5734 Child Care Practicum II      
EDU6281 Children with Special Needs      
3
CHC5736 Child Care and Development Portfolio      
2
NCT0200 WorkKeys Assessment – Graduation Requirement      
0
TOTAL TECHNICAL HOURS 44
6
12
12
14
TOTAL HOURS 62
15 
15
15
17

*See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirements.

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