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For those who love to teach …

The AUM Early Childhood Education program is a terrific opportunity for adult students to enter a program in which they can earn two credentials: a Bachelor of Arts degree and an Early Childhood license.

Learn with faculty who have real-world teaching experience

  • Study in a team approach with adult learners
  • Attend courses on weekday evenings and Saturdays
  • Complete your Bachelor of Arts degree through our Early Childhood Education major
  • Earn an Ohio teaching license to work with students pre-school through Grade 3

Areas of employment using your Early Childhood Education major include:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Kindergarten – Third Grade Teacher in Public Schools

With the addition of a Reading Endorsement, graduates of the Early Childhood Education program will be eligible to be a Title l teacher in Grades K-12.


Assumed Transfer Credits: 60

General Education Requirements (8 Courses = 24 Credits)
Students transferring in an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood may waive 4 of these 8 courses for a total of 12 credits.) Offered by the Undergraduate Studies Program


Antioch Core Courses

(24 Cr)

  • GNED-3210 Experience and Expression (3)
  • GNED-3250 Modes and Methods of Learning (3)
  • GNED-3310 Literary Analysis and Argumentation (3)
  • GNED-3350 Culture, Conflict, and Social Research (3)
  • GNED-3450 Foundations of Civilization (3)
  • GNED-3510 Ecology, Technology, and Society (3)
  • GNED-3550 Leadership (3)
  • HIS-3000 Ohio History (3)

Early Childhood Education Requirements

(36 Cr)

  • ECE-3000 Introduction to the Profession (2)
  • ECE-3100 Foundations of Education (3)
  • ECE-3200 Whole Child Development and Learning (4)
  • ECE-3300 Planning and Assessment for Student Learning (6)
  • ECE-3400 Learning Environments and Social Interactions (4)
  • ECE-3500 Integrated Content Area Methods (4)
  • ECE-3800 Clinical I: Internship (1)
  • ECE-4000 Clinical II: Student Teaching (10)
  • RLE-5151 Foundations for Reading Instruction (3)
  • RLE-5251 Phonics (3)
  • RLE-5351 Reading Assessment (3)
  • RLE-5451 Content Literacy (3)

Total 130 Credits

(118 credits if transferring in an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood.)

For course descriptions, please see the current course catalog.

Important Notice: This is not an official Degree Audit tool. This is merely a sample of the most recent degree offerings. Students should confer with their academic advisor regarding their degree requirements.