Your Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education allows you to complete coursework in childhood development, curricula, and program development. When you complete the required coursework, you will be well acquainted with the education industry, be highly trained in various theories of childhood development, and exhibit advanced instructional skills.
Total Credits Required
120 Total credit hours (52 General Education; 39 Major Program; 29 Electives)
High school diploma. If no high school degree was earned, applicants may be admitted with a minimum of 60 transferable credits from an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution as defined by Ashford University transfer credit policies.
Asynchronous online classroom
Specific Technology Requirements
General Hardware: 256 Mb RAM, CD-ROM, 1 Gb free space. PC Requirements: Windows 2000, NT, or XP. Mac Requirements: OSX or 10.2
Broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable, or other); Web Browser: Firefox 3.0 or higher, Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Safari 4.0 or higher, or Chrome
Outlook, Outlook Express, Mac Mail, Eudora, Entourage, or Yahoo/Hotmail/Google mail required.
Productivity Software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2007 or higher
You can transfer up to 99 semester credits (148.5 quarter credits) to help fulfill your degree requirements.
Students must be at least 22 years old or have documented approval from the Registrar's Office through the "Under 22 Appeal" process.