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Early Childhood Education Transfer

Following is the suggested sequence of courses required for an Associate degree in pre-Early Childhood Education. Additional developmental studies courses may be required before you can take college English or
A minimum of 64 hours is required to complete an AA degree at Iowa Lakes.
Fall Semester
Child Growth & Development *
Intro to Early Childhood Education *
Child Health Safety & Nutrition *
Intro to Computers
Successful Learning
Spring Semester
Early Childhood Curriculum I *
Early Childhood Curriculum II *
Early Childhood Guidance *
Early Childhood Field Experience *
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Fall Semester
Infant/Toddler Care & Education *
Composition I
Science Elective
Social Science Electives (2)
Humanities Elective
Spring Semester
Children’s Literature
Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective
Composition II
Science Elective
* Prior to participating in field experience, students must independently obtain certification in adult/infant/child CPR, First Aid, and a bloodborne pathogens training
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