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Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education
The AA in Early Childhood Care and Education prepares students to work with young children from birth to 5 years of age in a variety of private and public childcare and educational settings. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:
Describe the scope and principal theories of early childhood care and education
Describe how existing knowledge and practice in early childhood care and education is tested and revised
Use appropriate research documents on early childhood care and education, and cite appropriately
Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts learned in the classroom to real-life settings
Describe his or her own cultural background and how this background has influenced his or her own beliefs and practices in the field of child development and family studies
College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
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Higher Learning Commission
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