Associate in Science
The Early Childhood Management A.S. degree prepares students for careers with young children in public/private child development centers and family home child care centers. The curricula teach evidence-based, developmentally-appropriate, and culturally-sensitive practices that build social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Graduates are qualified to become 0- to 3-year-old teachers, VPK teachers, home operators (family child care), and child care center directors. The degree will articulate to the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.
Effective June 1, 1993, graduates of the Duval County School District secondary child care assisting and child care supervision programs and Fall Term, 1992 graduates of the First Coast Technical Institute child care assisting and supervision programs may be eligible for some transfer credits.
Students completing this program will qualify for appropriate Florida Department of Children and Families’ child care training certifications, including the Active Birth through Five Child Care Credential. In addition, they will meet the educational requirements for the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Director Credential and, if qualified, the Advanced Director Credential.
A minimum grade of C or better must be achieved in all professional coursework and professional elective coursework.
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