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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Early Childhood Education, AAS

Location(s): Walla Walla, Clarkston

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This technical degree prepares the student for immediate careers as early childhood educators, paraeducators, preschool teachers, and child care professionals. It can be utilized by individuals planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation or for the individual who is interested in improving current skills and knowledge.

Degree Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate competency in assisting the teacher in caring for children in early learning settings to include supporting cognitive, physical and social-emotional development of the child.
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum in the early learning setting.
  • Demonstrate appropriate professional and ethical behavior in early childhood settings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of strategies to promote, facilitate and extend learning for all children.
  • Explain and apply child development principles.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with adults and children.

Transferability: The AAS Degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Often only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions.

Year One

Year Two

Grand Total: 94

PLAN CODE: ECEECAPT (Previously EPC: 402)
The following courses meet the related instruction requirements of this certificate/degree (one course per category required):
(W) - ENGL& 101 

(M) - AMATH 105 , AMATH 107 , BUS 112 
(O) - CMST& 210 , CMST& 220 
(R) - BUS 157 

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