Requirements for a B.A.S in Early Childhood Education

Students must fulfill Averett University’s general education requirements, some of which may be fulfilled at DCC. Area 4, Science and Mathematics, must be met with:

  Semester Hours
MTH 111, Theory of Modern Math I 3
BIO 101 or PSC 101, Introduction to Biology and Lab or Survey of Physical Science 3

Students must have completed the A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education degree from Danville Community College.

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required, including work at DCC:

CHD/ED courses from DCC 29-32
HTH200, First Aid/CPR 3
ED180, Earth Science 2
ED290, Foundations of Education 3
ED322, Educational Psychology 3
ED350/351, Reading/Lang Development 3
PSY309, Personality Theory 3
Related Concentration (see below) 18
Total Hours Required for BAS Degree 120

CONCENTRATIONS

Students choose one of the following concentrations to complete the B.A.S degree.

  Semester Hours
Business  
BSA 206, Business Communications 3
BSA 221, Principles of Accounting I 3
BSA 305, Principles of Management 3
BSA 310, Principles of Marketing 3
BSA 353, Entrepreneurship 3
BSA 370, Principles of Finance 3
   
Health/Physical Education  
HTH 220, Health/Fitness 21st Cent 4
PE 203, Introduction to Physical Education 3
PE 303, Elementary School PE 3
PE 351, Adapted Physical Education 3
PE 415, Motor Learning 3
PE Activity course 2
   
Humanities  
MUS 103, Introduction to Music Literature 3
ART 103, The Visual Arts (3)
ART 110, Basic Drawing 3
IDS 290, Creative Expression 3
ENG 412, Creative Writing 3
ENG 444, Literature for Children and Adolescents 3
TH 105, Introduction to the Theatre (3)
TH 205, Creative Dramatics 3
   
Social Science  
PSY 200, Effective Behavior 3
PSY 323, Learning 3
PSY 466, Psychological Measurements 3
SOC 102, Social Problems 3
SOC 317, American Minorities 3
SOC 332, Gender Roles 3
   
Spanish  
SPA 101, Beginning Spanish I (taken as general education course) (4)
SPA 102, Beginning Spanish II 4
SPA 201, Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPA 202, Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPA 211, Spoken Spanish 1
SPA 221, Conversation & Listening 4
SPA 222, Advanced Writing and Grammar 3