Waldorf’s associate degree in early childhood education focuses on building the most beneficial learning environment for young, school-aged children. Through the application of child development knowledge, and by learning the standards of a healthy, safe, respectful, and supportive classroom, students will grasp the ability to establish positive relationships with family and community members to enhance learning and development for young children. Furthermore, students will also gain experience in working with diverse student populations through social, cultural, and linguistic awareness.
What can I do with an Early Childhood AA Degree?
Once students have completed an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, they may choose to work with young children in a variety of ways. Career paths may include:
- Daycare Provider
- Daycare Director
- Preschool Teacher
- Camp Counselor
- Recreation Coordinator
- Infant/Toddler Caregiver
- Teacher Aide or Assistant
- Special Education Associate/Assistant
- Library Workers
- Additional Education Support Staff
- Substitute Teacher
This program is available online only.
Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.
|ECE||1010||Introduction to Early Childhood Development||3|
|ECE||2010||Early Childhood Health and Safety||3|
|ECE||2020||Teaching and Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom||3|
|ECE||2030||Introduction to Children with Special Needs||3|
|ECE||2040||Community and Family Engagement||3|
|General Education Core Requirements||45|
If you are not ready to start your AA degree, consider learn more about Teachstone.