The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education is designed to prepare students to be Early Childhood Educators working with children from birth through age four. The program is designed for students with a two year degree, either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education.
The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education adheres to the state’s common course prerequisites and curriculum framework.
All Bachelor of Science degree-seeking students must complete the same basic requirements as traditional baccalaureate students, including 36 hours of General Education and demonstration of foreign language competence. Students are encouraged to consult with an academic advisor when applying for admission.
Fulfill the demand for competent and effective education professionals in the Alachua and Bradford communities through innovation, expansion, and enhancement of Santa Fe College's Education Programs.
Completion of an Associate of Arts degree, including the prerequisite courses of EDF1005: Intro to Education, EDF2085: Teaching Diverse Populations, and EME2040: Education Technology, with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
In addition to upper level course work, students will complete 12 credit hours of lower-level early childhood education coursework when they begin the B.S. program.
Completion of an Associate of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, including the pre-requisite courses of EDF 1005: Intro to Education, EDF 2085: Teaching Diverse Populations, and EME 2040: Education Technology, with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
In addition to upper level coursework, students will complete additional General Education coursework.