AA Professional Child Care & Development

This degree program will focus on the ministry of early childhood education in preschools and childcare settings. There is a great need for caring, well qualified administrators, teachers and assistants to support public, private, and Para-church child care and educational ministries.

Arts & Sciences Core (36 hrs)

College English 1 (3hrs)
College English 2 (3hrs)
Public Speaking (3hrs)
History of the Restoration Movement (3hrs)
Math Elective 110 or 111 (3hrs)
Introduction to Psychology (3hrs)
Natural Science Elective 200s (3hrs)
Jesus & The Church (3hrs)
History & Literature of Israel (3hrs)
Philosophy of Religion (3hrs)
Introduction to Evangelism (3hrs)
Children’s Literature (3hrs)

Biblical & Theological Studies Core (9 hrs)

Modern Ethical Problems (2hrs)
Basic Bible Doctrines (4hrs)
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3hrs)

Education Core (24 hrs)

Introduction to Teaching (3hrs)
Integrating the Arts (3hrs)
Human Development & Learning (3hrs)
Storytelling (2hrs)
Preschool Clinical Experience (3hrs)
Youth Health, Safety, & Nutrition (1hr)
Teaching as An Act of Love (3hrs)
Education Elective (EDUC 225 or EDUC 250, 3hrs)
Principles & Practices of Teaching Children (3hrs)