Home / AS in Early Childhood Education for Transfer

AS in Early Childhood Education for Transfer



Early Childhood EducationClick to view video!

Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer (AS-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Early Childhood Education majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers an Early Childhood Education baccalaureate degree.

This degree is designed for students interested in gaining the basic concepts and applications of the field of Early Childhood Education and for students looking to meet the state minimum requirements to work in the field.  These courses will provide students with a solid foundation in theory, pedagogy, principles and practices that will serve them for either transferring to a four-year college or in the workplace.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer Degree:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework (some majors may require a higher GPA, students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 24 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better or a “P” if the course is taken on a pass-no pass basis.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSUGE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

Students are advised to check with the Counseling Center or Transfer Center for the courses accepted in the Early Childhood Education major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Early Childhood Education for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
CD 102 Nutrition, Health and Safety for Children 3
CD 106 Child Growth and Development 3
CD 110 Principles and Practices of Early Childhood Education 3
CD 111 Early Childhood Education Curriculum 3
CD 114 Observation and Assessment 3
CD 208 Child Family and Community 3
CD 224 Diversity Issues in Early Childhood, School-Age and Adolescence 3
CD 228 *Early Childhood Education Practicum 3

Required Subtotal 24

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60