Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Early Childhood Education (Pre K-3) (A.S.T.) TTP


Early Childhood Education (Pre K-3)
Associate of Science in Teaching

Additional Degree Requirements:

  1. Students earning an A.S.T. degree must meet the following requirements:
  • Attainment of 2.75 cumulative grade point average
  • Successful completion of approved standardized examination for admission to university Colleges of Education
  • Satisfactory ratings on an index of suitability for the teaching profession
  1. Students transferring to a UT or TBR university may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to the university’s early childhood program. Transferring students should check with the university for specific program requirements.

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


Communications (9 credit hours)


History (6 credit hours)


Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


At least one course (three credit hours) must be in Literature.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


One of the following:

Natural Science (8 credit hours)


Area of Emphasis Notes for Transferring Students


  • Neither UM or UTK includes ECED 2360  in its PreK–3 curriculum; students intending to transfer to UM or UTK will have to take one other course after transfer.
  • Students who plan to transfer to UTK should take an intermediate foreign language instead of MATH 1410 .
  • UM does not require completion of MATH 1410 .
  • Students who plan to transfer to ETSU should take EDUC 2210 - Educational Psychology  instead of MATH 1420 .  

Semester Hours Credit: 62*


*All early childhood education (Pre K-3) majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience 

 

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall or Spring Start)


The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (16 credit hours)


Semester Two (16 credit hours)


Semester Three (15 credit hours)


Semester Four (15 credit hours)


Recommended Part-Time Schedule (Fall and Spring Start)


The following is a recommended part-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester Two (6 credit hours)


Semester Three (9 credit hours)


Semester Four (6 credit hours)


  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 sem hrs cr
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 sem hrs cr

Semester Five (10 credit hours)


Semester Six (6 credit hours)


Semester Eight (7 credit hours)


Semester Nine (6 credit hours)