Highland Community College

Early Childhood

Early Childhood (Associate in Applied Science)

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood provides academic study and hands-on experience that encourage a reflective approach to early childhood responsibilities.  This program provides a good foundation in the principles of child growth and development, developing curriculum, creating classroom environments that meet children's developmental needs, and working effectively with parents and families.  Career opportunities include family child care provider, child care program director, curriculum specialist, teacher or teaching assistant in child care centers or programs, au pair or nanny.

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