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Early Childhood Education - A.A.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences


Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.


Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (41 credits)  Courses count in major GPA* 
Type Course Title Credits
  CULT 29535 Education in a Democratic Society 3
  ECED 10120 Introduction to Early Childhood Services 2
    20163 Understanding Young Children: Typical and Atypical 3
    40145 Music and Rhythms in Pre-Primary Education 3
  ECET 21005 Partnerships in Child Guidance 3
    21010 Infant/Toddler Curriculum and Services 3
    22000 Preschool Curriculum 3
    22130 Emerging Literacy 3
    22140 Student Teaching Seminar 3
    22150 Student Teaching 6
  EPSY 29525 Educational Psychology 3
  ITEC 19525 Educational Technology 3
  SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3
Type Course Title Credits
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
KMC MATH 14001 Basic Mathematics Concepts I** 4
    14002 Basic Mathematics Concepts II** 4
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
  Kent Core Basic Science 3
  Kent Core Composition** 6
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3


* Minimum grade of C (2.000) must be earned for all major courses.

**Students preparing for the BSE in Early Childhood Education must earn a minimum C (2.000) grade.