Early Childhood Education (AS-T)
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The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer provides a clearly articulated curricular track for students who wish to transfer to a CSU campus, while also serving the diverse needs of students interested in the breadth and depth of the field of early childhood education. Additionally, this degree exposes students to the core principles and practices of the field in order to build a foundation for their future personal, academic, or vocational paths. The degree was designed to facilitate students’ successful transfer to certain California State University (CSU) campuses that prepare them for advanced study in a variety of graduate programs, as well as a variety of careers such as teaching, Child Development Specialist, Program Director, and Child Life Specialists. With a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education students are eligible for the Master Teacher and Site Supervisor levels of the California Child Development Permit, using the Alternative Qualifications category. The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer provides students with a major that fulfills the general requirement of the California State University for transfer. A student with this degree will receive priority admission with junior status to certain California State University campuses.
Before You Go
- Ever wondered what the acronyms of our programs mean (i.e. AA-T, AA, AS-T, etc.)?
- Curious about our Distance Education options?
- Learn more about the different degree and certificate types, including which programs can be done through Distance Education, by visiting our Certificates and Degrees Offered page.