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    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition

Early Childhood Education for Transfer, AS-T

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Students majoring in Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer (AS-T in Early Childhood) build a strong theoretical and practical background working with preschool-age-children and their families. Students learn ways of meeting the emotional, physical, social, and cognitive needs of the young child. The program prepares students for immediate employment working as teachers or aides in childcare or other early childhood care-giving environments and provides a foundation of understanding and skills for those interested in careers providing services to children and families. Some examples of potential careers:

  • Associate Teacher in Early Childhood
  • Master Teacher in Early Childhood
  • Teacher in Early Childhood

Pursuant to SB1440, section 66756, to earn an AS-T in Early Childhood degree students must:

  • Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of degree-applicable courses,
  • Minimum overall grade point average of 2.0,
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “P”) for each course in the major, and
  • Completion of IGETC and/or CSU GE-Breadth.

Total Units Required: 24

* HD 7/PSYC 7 and HD 15/SOC 15 are cross-listed courses. Area credit given in one area only.

To earn the associate for transfer degree:

See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree for transfer graduation requirements.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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