Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Early Childhood Education (A.S.)

The Associate in Science degree in Early Childhood Education has been designed to provide a thorough understanding of the young child. The program creates a broad perspective on child and family development patterns. Students develop skills to guide children in their early education. This degree prepares students for a smooth transition to the B.S. in Early Childhood Education or the B.S. in Applied Studies in Human Services and Early Childhood Development..

Students will:

  • Attain proficiency in basic concepts, theories, writing and methods in early childhood education.
  • Evaluate ethical principles of early childhood education.
  • Prepare for a seamless transition to the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program with New Hampshire teacher certification in Early Childhood (N-3) and Early Childhood Special Education (Birth-Age 8) OR
  • Prepare for a seamless transition to the Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies in Human Services and Early Childhood Development.

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