Dec 06, 2019  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020

Early Childhood Education, AAAS


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Over the last decade an increased awareness about the importance of early childhood education has led to the distinctive instruction of young children. As a student of early childhood education you will learn how to teach young children and advocate for them and their families while developing a professional portfolio and student teaching.

Students must earn a minimum of 60 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a degree. Students must also take any required third‐party exams, especially in the AAAS concentrations, such as NOCTI or NCLEX.

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Courses by Placement/Transfer


The following courses may be pre‐requisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231‐843.‐5510.

Program of Study


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 16 Contact Hrs


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 16 Contact Hrs (min)


Semester 3


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 19 Contact Hrs


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 19 Contact Hrs


Degree Total: 64 Credit Hrs | 70 Contact Hrs


Students planning to enroll in Ferris State University’s BS Degree in Early Childhood Education should enroll in ENG 112 - English Composition II  and MTH 121 - Intermediate Algebra .

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