This is an ideal program of study for students who wish to prepare for careers in child development, child care, or other early childhood service organizations. The degree is structured to provide a seamless acquisition of academic requirements for various career levels in occupations related to child care and early childhood education in the public and private sectors. With the courses online, students are allowed the opportunity to work while obtaining their degree.Requirements for the degree have been designated in keeping with current research and theory in early childhood education.
Composite ACT score of 15 or above, composite SAT score of 1060 or above, or a composite COMPASS score of 47 (averaging scores in algebra, writing, and reading).
Specific Technology Requirements
PC Configuration: 933 Megahertz Intel Pentium III Processor, 128 Megabytes RAM, 6-Gigabyte Hard Drive; Mac Configuration: Macintosh OS 9, 933 Megahertz iMac, 128 MB RAM; 6 Gigabytes Hard Drive
Cable modem or DSL, PC: Netscape 5+ or Internet Explorere 6.0+ Browser; Mac: Netscape Navigator 4.7+ with Netscape Mail or Internet Explorer 6.0+ Browser
E-mail access is required.
Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, Adobe Acrobat Reader
Dr. Mary Ann Rollans, Dean
Lake Point Conference Center at Arkansas Tech University 61 Lake Point Lane Russellville AR 72802
A maximum of 68 hours will be accepted from community or junior colleges. Credit from colleges and Transfer Credit universities accredited by one of the six U.S. regional accreditation associations will be accepted for transfer credit.