Early Childhood Education

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Degree Plans and More

The Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education degree is a 60 credit hour, four semester program. It is designed primarily for preschool workers and P-4 teaching assistants or paraprofessionals who are not seeking admission into a teacher licensure program and coursework is designed to address the birth to age 5 population.  Additionally, students who are successful in completing the degree will meet the educational component of the Arkansas Birth through Prekindergarten Teaching Credential awarded by the Division of Childcare and Early Childhood Education.


This department also offers a Certificate of Proficiency, a Technical Certificate and a Pre-K Level Age 3-4 Endorsement for Elementary Education majors. 


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