Associate in Arts
This associate degree program prepares students to transfer into an early childhood education program at a 4-year college or university. It covers the first 2 years of instruction in a bachelor's degree program with an early childhood education major.
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2022-2023 Academic Requirements
The program prepares students to transfer into an early childhood education program at a four-year college or university. The first two years of instruction in a bachelor's degree program in an early childhood education major is covered. The program includes the general education courses that prepare students for the state-mandated basic skills tests for teachers in the State of Michigan. Requirements vary by college, so students should obtain the current curriculum for the college to which they are transferring.
This is a high demand, high skill program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .
Academic Math Level of 3 is required to enroll in required math course. If remedial math course is needed, it is suggested student take during the first semester.
GPA of 2.0 or higher
|ECD 230||Child Observation and Assessment||3|
|ECD 240||Education of the Young Child with Exceptionalities||3|
|ECD 280||The Developing Professional in Early Childhood Education||2|
|ECD 281||Practicum for the Developing ECE Professional||1|
|PHY 100||Physics for Elementary Teachers||4|
|Elective||Elective(s) to reach a minimum 60 credits*||1|
- Total Credits Required
*Additional suggested general education electives: COM 102, COM 225, MTH 148, MTH
149 or PLS 112