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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Social Sciences - Programs of Study

Early Childhood Education
A.A. Degree (Transfer) A Teacher Education Area of Study
Application Code 130
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.



Early Childhood Education is defined as grades PreK through three in the state of Maryland. This curriculum is designed for students who are interested in transferring to an Early Childhood Education program at a four-year college or university outside of Maryland as well as students who are not eligible to complete the requirements of the Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.) degree. While this curriculum is designed to prepare students to pursue a bachelor’s degree program at the college or university level, students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.



GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)

Arts Core Course (see p. 62)

Literature Core Course (see p. 61)9-11
Social SciencesPSYC-101 General Psychology3

HIST-111 American History to 1877

OR 

HIST-112 American History Since 18773
ScienceBiological Science with lab (BIOL)4

Physical Science with lab (CHEM, PHYS,

GEOL, ASTR)4
MathematicsMATH-138 Statistics4
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues

Core Course (see p. 64)1-3



REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
EDUC-111Child Growth and Development3
EDUC-112Methods and Materials in Early Childhood

Education3
EDUC-130Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
EDUC-200Introduction to Special Education3
EDUC-201Processes and Acquisition of Reading3
MATH-127Concepts of Mathematics I4
MATH-128Concepts of Mathematics II4
Social SciencesSocial Sciences Electives (see p. 65)6


60-64



Written Arrangements


Name and Location of Other InstitutionPortion of Program at Other Institution Method of Delivery at Other InstitutionEstimated Additional Costs

Howard County Public School System

18 Schools, Howard County Maryland

EDUC-130, EDUC-200: 
15 hours outside of class time for each course

Observation/participation in assigned classroom$0.00-$124.00 per course depending on assigned school







hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST