Nov 29, 2023  
2021-2022 General Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 General Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, AAS (MN)

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The Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide the academic background and practical work experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children. The associate degree and certificate programs are both designed to give students practical, working knowledge of basic child development principles that will assist them in the everyday planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and environments for young children. All courses in the certificate program may apply toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education. 

Total Core Requirement Coursework: 35 Credit Hours

General Education

Total: 6 Credit Hours

Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose one Humanities or Fine Arts Course (ART100 or MUS101 Preferred)

Must take SPH107

Total: 6 Credit Hours


Select one Math Course (Students may use MTH116 towards graduation at Bishop State however it is unlikely that this course will transfer to a four - year college of university.  MTH100 or higher is recommended for transfer purposes.)

Total: 3 Credit Hours

Total: 6 Credit Hours

Total General Education Coursework: 25 Credit Hours

Total: 60 - 61 Credit Hours

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