LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES:
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION A.A.

This program is designed for students interested in transferring to a bachelor’s degree program in Childhood Education at a SUNY institution.

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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

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TRANSFER INFORMATION

Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year degree program in Childhood Education should consult with their advisor, the transfer counselor, or the Education coordinator. Please note: This program may not be appropriate for students interested in transferring to private colleges or universities; students should consult with their chosen institution to plan the most appropriate course sequence.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Students must be able to satisfactorily perform duties associated with the care and education of children from birth to eight years of age. Download the Technical Standards for the degree.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
HIST 101
OR
HIST 102
Western Civilization I
OR
Western Civilization II
3
Foreign Language 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
MATH 115 Elementary Mathematics I 3
15
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
Foreign Language 3
PSY 215 Child Psychology 3
MATH 116 Elementary Mathematics II 3
SOC 110 Race and Ethnicity 3
15
THIRD SEMESTER
ENGL 201 OR ENGL 202 World Literature I OR World Literature II 3
HIST 103
OR
HIST 104
OR
HIST 105
Pre-History & Early American History,
OR
19th Century Am. History,
America in the 20th & 21st Centuries
3
Science Elective (General Ed.) 3
Liberal Arts or Concentration Elective 3
The Arts Elective 3
Elective (recommended: EDU 120 Technology for Teachers) 1
16
FOURTH SEMESTER
ENGL 209 Children’s Literature 3
Liberal Arts or Concentration Elective 3
Science or Concentration Elective 3
P.E. 199 Physical Education for Children 2
EDU 202 Foundations of American Education 4
Health 1
16
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 62