2022-2023 Early Childhood Education, A.S.

Early Childhood Education, A.S.

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area 3
See General Education Core Requirement
Mathematics Area 3
See General Education Core Requirement
Natural Sciences Area 3
See General Education Core Requirement
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012, Psychology 3
Government/History •@POS2041, American National Government or •@AMH2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency 3
Major Courses
+#EEC1732, Infants, Toddlers, & Caregivers 3
+EEC2240, Social Studies & Creative Expression for Young Children 3
+#EEC2223, Art, Music, & Movement for Young Children 3
+EEC2602, Guiding the Young Child 3
+EEC2713, Facilitating Social Development 3
+#EEC1319, Portfolio Development & Supervised Work Experience 3
EEC1001, Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
+EEC1272, Practices for Working with Young Children with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings 3
+#EEC2523, Leadership & Management of Child Care Programs 3
+#EEC2734, Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children 3
EDF1005, Intro to the Teaching Profession 3
DEP2001, Infant and Child Psychology 3
EDF2085, Intro to Diversity for Educators 3
EME2040, Intro to Technology for Educators 3



• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= Career Certificate course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

@ Civic Literacy.

Social Sciences

Social Sciences Division
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401-1058
(850) 872-3826


Social Science Division Website

Robert Saunders, Jr., PhD
Division Chair, Social Sciences
Panama City Campus
Social Sciences Building, Room 211
(850) 872-3826

Theresa Vrabel
Senior Administrative Assistant
Panama City Campus
Social Sciences Building, Room 210
(850) 872-3825

Social Sciences Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Patrick Brennan Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2828 pbrennan@gulfcoast.edu
David Fistein Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2826 dfistein@gulfcoast.edu
Jennifer Hamilton Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5850 jhamilton@gulfcoast.edu
Ryan Hubbard Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2834 rhubbard2@gulfcoast.edu
Daniel Hudson Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2833 dhudson@gulfcoast.edu
Melanie Pelton Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2825 mpelton@gulfcoast.edu
John Phillips Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2827 jpphillips@gulfcoast.edu
Robert Saunders (850) 872-3826 ext. 3826 rsaunder2@gulfcoast.edu
Jason Wenzel Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4817 jwenzel@gulfcoast.edu


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