Sep 30, 2020  
TCC Catalog 2015-16 
    
TCC Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Development, Education and Management, A.S. (2123)


Program Purpose:
To prepare students seeking careers in early childhood education, child care facility management and/or child care facility ownership.

Employment Types:
Early childhood teacher, director, owner

Program Length:
63 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

Contact:
(850) 201-8352 or techedu@tcc.fl.edu

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

Course Information


General Education (15 credit hours)


Note:


To satisfy State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in any Communications, Humanities, Social Science or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Program Courses (48 credit hours)


Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.

Note:


* Students who hold a current FCCPC/CDA from an approved DCF program will receive college credit for these three courses, for a total of 9 credit hours.

** This course is also appropriate for students applying for the director’s credential through the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).

Note: EEC2523 Early Childhood Organizational Leadership and Management  is offered for students seeking to satisfy the five-year renewal for the director’s credential through DCF.