Associate in Applied Science Degree:
Major in Early Care and Education
The Associate in Applied Science degree with a major in Early Care and Education is designed to prepare individuals for employment in a variety of educational and child-care programs for children from birth through school age. Graduates are prepared to assume positions in programs such as Head Start, Early Head Start, public schools as para-professionals, childcare, afterschool care, public or private preschools or kindergartens, or working with children with special needs.
The WTC Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Care and Education is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). As an accredited program, several colleges in South Carolina have agreed to accept Early Care and Education coursework into a baccalaureate degree through articulation agreements. Please see your program advisor for details.
Semester hours required for graduation: 67
Advisor: Dr. Earlene Walker-Kelly
A. General Education: 21 Credit Hours
B. Additional Required General Education: 7 Credit Hours
C. Required Core Subject Area Courses: 33 Credit Hours
D. Electives: 6 Credit Hours
Courses chosen with advisor approval
Recommended Course Sequence
Fall Semester I
CPT 101 or CPT 102
Spring Semester I
Summer Semester I
Fall Semester II
Spring Semester II
MAT 155 or MAT 110
Williamsburg Technical College, 601 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4110 or 800.768.2021
Williamsburg Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Williamsburg Technical College.
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