Early Childhood Education


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Degrees and Certificates

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Program Description

The AAS-T is an associate degree providing comprehensive core early childhood content (51-52 credits) based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Washington State Skill standards. The balance of the degree is made up of significant general education coursework which is necessary for transfer.

Graduation requirements for AAS-T in Early Childhood Education Development: 91-92 credits from the associate in arts degree and the associate in applied science degree:

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the seven Critical Work Functions for the Washington State Skill Standards for the Lead Early Childhood Teacher.
  2. Students will demonstrate proficiency in both written and oral communication.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to manage resources relevant to the Early Childhood Education profession.