Tompkins Cortland Community College

Catalog 2017-18

Program Requirements

Early Childhood: Associate in Applied Science
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 61

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ECHD110, Children and the Arts, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 110.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ECHD125, Introduction to Early Childhood Education, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 125.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit Liberal Arts Elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

MATH Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
MATH@
Use Schedule Search for electives

Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ECHD225, Early Childhood Curriculum Development, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 225.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
HSTY201, American History to 1877 Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
HSTY202, American History Since 1877 Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ASTR101, Introductory Astronomy Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
BIOL114, Essentials of Nutrition Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENVS101, Introduction to Environmental Science Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENVS102, Technology and the Environment Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
RECR150, Play Across Cultures Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ECHD206, Infant/Toddler Environments and Curriculum, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 206.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

PSYC205, Childhood Psychology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

SOCI201, Sociology of the Family, 3 cr.
Per Social Science Department approval, Early Childhood majors do not need to complete SOCI 101 prior to enrolling in SOCI 201.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ART120, Drawing I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ART130, Ceramics Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ECHD240, Techniques for Observing and Recording Young Children's Development, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 240.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ECHD242, Guided Field Work - Early Childhood Education, 4 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ECHD 242. Honors option offered. See Program Chair.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL220, Literature for Children, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL204, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Unrestricted Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
@
Use Schedule Search for electives

SUNY General Education & Tompkins Cortland Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.