Early Childhood Education Concentration (Non-Certification), Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • The 36 upper-division hours required for this degree must be completed at A&M-SA to satisfy residency requirement 

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
or MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I
Life & Physical Science3
Life & Physical Science3
Creative Arts3
American History3
American History3
Government/Political Science3
Government/Political Science3
Social & Behavioral Science3
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
or SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
Component Option Course from Approved List3
Required Support Courses
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
EDEC 4101Early Childhood Jag Tracks IV1
Technical/Vocational Credits
Early Childhood En bloc Credits18-42
Early Childhood Emphasis Area
EDEC 3307Child and Adolescent Development as it Impacts Instruction3
EDEC 3329Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum for the Young Child3
EDBL 3311Foundations of Bilingual Educ3
EDSE 3345Survey of Exceptional Individuals3
EDEC 3331Infant and Toddler Development3
EDSE 3347Behavior Management for Exceptional Individuals3
EDEC 4314Cognitive Development3
EDSE 3346Development of Exceptional Individuals3
EDEC 4315Social & Emotional Development3
EDEC 4316Assessment of Young Children3
EDSE 4340Collaboration and Transition Services in Inclusive Settings3
EDBL 3315Second Language Acquisition and Literacy for English Language Learners3
EDEC 4301Working with Diverse Families and Young Children3
EDEC Upper Division Elective3
EDEC Upper Division Elective3
EDEC Upper Division Elective3
As needed to complete 120 credit hours required
Total Credits120