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2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TN eCampus (formerly known as RODP) - Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.)

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The Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education program provides a course of study that prepares students for career opportunities in early childhood education and specifically addresses the needs of assistant teachers in Tennessee’s Head Start programs by meeting the educational requirement stipulated in Federal Law. The program offers sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical experience that enable graduates to function in a variety of early childhood settings.

Early Childhood Concentration (32 hours - all courses required)

Note: ** Delivered at Home College. Must be completed within the first 12 hours of the program.
Note: *** Delivered at Home College. A supervised experience in both instruction and at a clinical site.

Early Childhood Electives (3 hours - choose one)

Note: * Course containing at least one component of international content.

General Electives (3 hours)

Electives may be chosen from the list of freshman/sophomore courses offered during the semester. Check with your academic advisor to ensure that your course selection satisfies this requirement.

Total Hours in A.A.S. Degree: 60 Hours

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