If you have completed or will complete an associate degree from a community college, you may pursue this degree.
Before enrolling in any program, you want to know what you re going to get out of it. A degree in this field will provide you with the building blocks for Early Childhood Education (ECE) principles, while furthering your leadership and administrative skills. Not only will you be set to help develop young children, but you will gain business know-how and advocacy fundamentals as well.
Many ECE programs allow you to complete your degree online, which makes for an even easier transition into the career of your dreams. The knowledge and training you acquire will prepare you for a variety of different careers, depending on what you re seeking.
Our goal in offering the B.A.S. degree is to provide you with a general knowledge of management, organizational, and policy issues and to advance your communication, computer, and quantitative skills. This degree also offers you the opportunity to complete a specialization that will broaden your career horizons, promote life-long learning, and enrich your life. Northern Arizona University offers this degree at selected campuses throughout Arizona. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood I want to find another Bachelor Course If you have earned any associate degree from a community college, our B.A.S. in Early Childhood Education might be the perfect way to continue your education. Our program provides you with the education and skills to comply with the No Child Left Behind Act, which requires all pre-school teachers affiliated with public schools to have bachelors' degrees by 2006. Our B.A.S. in Early Childhood Education is based on state and national education reforms and concentrates on educating you the expanding specialized knowledge base concerning early childhood. This degree does not result in state certification. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Preschool education Early childhood education With further education, one of these paths is possible: Preschool teacher Childcare specialist Librarian
Programme Structure Courses Included: Early Childhood Development Educational Psychology In Elementary And Middle-school Education Independent Study Effective Business Communications Basic Communication Theory Literacy And Biliteracy Development Investigating Difference Communicating In Instructional Environments
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Admission Requirements: To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below. All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements. All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work. At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.