Degree & Certificate Detail

Degree Name: Child Care and Early Education A.A.S.
Degree or Program: Child Care & Early Education
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program provides students with the knowledge and skill necessary to care for and teach young children. Child care professionals promote the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth of  children from birth to age eight by guiding and supervising them through a variety of developmentally appropriate experiences.

General Education Requirements
  24
     
Required Courses in Child Care   39
CDC 101 Introduction to Early Childhood 3  
CDC 102 Creative Activities for Children 3  
CDC 103 Literacy & Literature for Young Children 3  
CDC 104 Principles of Early Childhood Education 3  
CDC 105 Observation & Participation in Early Childhood Settings 2  
CDC 107 Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs 3  
CDC 109 Observation & Participation Seminar 1  
CDC 112 Child Growth & Development I 3  
CDC 113 Child Growth & Development II 3  
CDC 201 Cognitive Activities for Children 3  
CDC 203 Child Care & Education Practicum I 2  
CDC 205 Children, Families, & Communities 3  
CDC 206 Child Care & Education Practicum II 2  
CDC 208 Nutrition, Health, & Safety of Children 3  
CDC 209  Child Care & Education Practicum Seminar 2  
     
Elective Courses in Child Care (choose one)   3
CDC 106 Issues in Early Childhood 1-3  
CDC 108 Infant & Toddler Development and Curriculum 3  
CDC 202 Movement & Music in Early Childhood 3  
CDC 204 Management of Early Childhood Programs 3  
CDC 207 Curriculum & Materials for Young Children with Special Needs 3  
       
Total Required Hours   66

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Program Contact

Linda Estes
636-922-8669
lestes@stchas.edu

Office Coordinator

Margaret O'Dea
636-922-8398
modea@stchas.edu

Office Info

Office Hours

7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Monday-Friday

Office Location

Social Sciences Building, Room 1104

Office Phone Number

636-922-8398