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Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development for working with young children. Opportunities to apply this knowledge in practical experiences are incorporated into the curriculum. Curriculum topics include, but are not limited, to developmental ages and stages, health and safety, curriculum planning, assessment and family involvement. Employment opportunities are available in public and private preschools, early care educational settings, early intervention programs, Head Start, hospitals, campus child development centers, rehabilitation clinics and recreation centers.

Progression in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in each IECE course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale). 

For additional information please visit our Program Information Sheet.

Wage/Salary Information

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Credentials Offered

Associate in Applied Science Degree

  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Track

Diploma

Certificates

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Early Childhood Administrator
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Educational Technical Studies
  • Kentucky Child Care Provider
  • School Age Child Care

More Information

Ella Strong, Division Chair

(606) 487-3208

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