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Associate of Arts in Child Development Degree

The Associate of Arts (AA) in Child Development prepares students to work in preschools, child care centers, and other children's programs. Following the completion of this academic degree, students may pursue a bahelor's degree in Child Development, Family Studies, or Family and Consumer Sciences at a university.

Course # Course Name Hours
First Semester (15 Hours Total)
ENGL 1301 Freshman College English I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathmatics or MATH 1314 3
HIST 1301 U.S. History I 3
TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester (16 Hours Total)
ENGL 1302 Freshman College English II 3
Lab Science 4 hours from BIOL 1408, 2406; GEOL 1403; PHYS 1415, or 1417 4
HIST 1302 U.S. History II 3
SPCH 1311, 1315 or EDUC 1300 Introduction to Speech Communications, Public Speaking, or Learning Frameworks 3
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children 3

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Course # Course Name Hours
Third Semester (14 Hours Total)
Lab Science 4 hours from BIOL 1408, 2406; GEOL 1403; PHYS 1415, or 1417 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government (Federal Constitution & Topics) 3
KINE 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport 1
TECA 1303 Family, School and Community 3
CDEC 3 hours from CDEC 1313, 1319, or 1356 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Fourth Semester (15 Hours Total)
HUMA or ARTS 3 hours from ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DRAM 1310; HUMA 1315; MUSI 1304, 1306, 1310 3
Lang., Phil., Culture 3 hours from ENGL 2321, 2122, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333; PHIL 1301, 2306, 2321 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government (TX Constitution & Topics) 3
Social or Behav. Science 3 hours from PSYC 2301, 2314, 2315, or SOCI 1301 3
CDEC 3 hours from CDEC 1359 or 2307 3

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