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Program Requirements

Early Childhood - Sequence B: Associate in Applied Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 62

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ECHD110, Children and the Arts*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ECHD125, Introduction to Early Childhood Education*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
MATH113, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ECHD225, Early Childhood Curriculum Development*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
HSTY201, American History to 1877
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR HSTY202, American History Since 1877
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
MATH115, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
SUNY GEN ED The Arts Elective

3 Use Schedule Search for electives

Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
BIOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR GEOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ECHD206, Infant/Toddler Environments and Curriculum*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
PSYC205, Developmental Psychology: The Child
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Restricted Liberal Arts Elective
ANTH201, Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 109, Graphic Design
ART 110, Design I
ART 111, Photography I
ART 115, Painting I
ART 120, Drawing I
ART 130, Ceramics
ASTR101, Introductory Astronomy
BIOL100, Human Biology
BIOL101, Principles of Biology I
BIOL102, Principles of Biology II
BIOL104, General Biology I
BIOL105, General Biology II
BIOL112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology
BIOL114, Essentials of Nutrition
BIOL116, Tropical Field Natural History
BIOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
BIOL131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL216, General Microbiology
CHEM101, Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM107, General Chemistry I
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
ECON101, Introduction to Economics
ECON120, Principles of Microeconomics
ECON121, Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL105, Beginning Acting
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENVS101, Biological Resource Conservation
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ENVS107, Economy, Society & Environment
ENVS108, Environmental Psychology
FREN, FREN Elective
GEOG110, Geography of the Americas
GEOG115, Highlights of World Regional Geography
GEOG120, World Regional Geography
GEOL101, Introductory Geology
GERM, GERM Elective
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II
HSTY110, World History to 1500
HSTY111, World History Since 1500
HSTY201, American History to 1877
HSTY202, American History Since 1877
HSTY215, History of Latin America
HSTY225, African American History
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies
HSTY255, Labor History
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MATH109, Statistical Literacy
MATH122, Technical Mathematics
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry
MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics
MATH200, Statistics
MATH201, Calculus I
METR101, Introductory Meteorology
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
PHIL101, Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL201, Contemporary Moral Issues
PHSC104, General Physics I
PHSC211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat)
POSC103, American National Government
POSC104, American State and Local Government
POSC107, Economy, Society & Environment
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
SOCI201, Sociology of the Family
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST233, Women in U.S. History

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Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
ECHD240, Techniques for Observing and Recording Young Children's Development*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ECHD242, Guided Field Work - Early Childhood Education*
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL220, Literature for Children
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Restricted Liberal Arts Elective
ANTH201, Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 109, Graphic Design
ART 110, Design I
ART 111, Photography I
ART 115, Painting I
ART 120, Drawing I
ART 130, Ceramics
ASTR101, Introductory Astronomy
BIOL100, Human Biology
BIOL101, Principles of Biology I
BIOL102, Principles of Biology II
BIOL104, General Biology I
BIOL105, General Biology II
BIOL112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology
BIOL114, Essentials of Nutrition
BIOL116, Tropical Field Natural History
BIOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
BIOL131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL216, General Microbiology
CHEM101, Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM107, General Chemistry I
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
ECON101, Introduction to Economics
ECON120, Principles of Microeconomics
ECON121, Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL105, Beginning Acting
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENVS101, Biological Resource Conservation
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ENVS107, Economy, Society & Environment
ENVS108, Environmental Psychology
FREN, FREN Elective
GEOG110, Geography of the Americas
GEOG115, Highlights of World Regional Geography
GEOG120, World Regional Geography
GEOL101, Introductory Geology
GERM, GERM Elective
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II
HSTY110, World History to 1500
HSTY111, World History Since 1500
HSTY201, American History to 1877
HSTY202, American History Since 1877
HSTY215, History of Latin America
HSTY225, African American History
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies
HSTY255, Labor History
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MATH109, Statistical Literacy
MATH122, Technical Mathematics
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry
MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics
MATH200, Statistics
MATH201, Calculus I
METR101, Introductory Meteorology
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
PHIL101, Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL201, Contemporary Moral Issues
PHSC104, General Physics I
PHSC211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat)
POSC103, American National Government
POSC104, American State and Local Government
POSC107, Economy, Society & Environment
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
SOCI201, Sociology of the Family
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST233, Women in U.S. History

3 Use Schedule Search for electives

A "C" or better grade in ENGL 100 and all ECHD courses.

A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit liberal arts elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

ECHD 242: Honors option offered. See Program Chair.

First restricted Liberal Arts Elective (3rd semester): Select from GEOG 120, HSTY 101, a Foreign Language Elective, or a SUNY GEN ED approved course.

Second restricted Liberal Arts Elective (4th semester): Select from ANTH 202, SOCI 201, a Foreign Language Elective, or a SUNY GEN ED approved course. Per Social Science Department approval, Early Childhood majors do not need to complete SOCI 101 prior to enrolling in SOCI 201.

*Grade of C or better is required