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ECE Directory - Degrees & Credentials Record

Program - Early Childhood Education
Requirements for admission to this program?- Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education and Management, or the equivalent, from a regionally-accredited school or college. - An overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required for admission to a BS in Education program. - Complete three common education prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or higher a. EDF1005 – Introduction to the Teaching Profession b. EDF2085 – Introduction to Diversity for Educators c. EME2040 – Introduction to Technology for Educators - Passing scores on the General Knowledge Test (GKT) of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) - Submission of an Additional Requirements Packet
Early Childhood Associate degree accreditation (refers to NAEYC ECADA)?
Requirements to enroll in E.C. classes outside of this program?- 60 hours of lower division courses completed - seeking credit for renewal or initial FL Professional Educator Certification - non-degree seeking student status (not eligible for financial aid) - limited to no more than 12 credit hours in the BS in Early Childhood Education program
Satellite campuses with E.C. courses?
Schools with whom E.C. articulation agreements are in place?NA
Student degree transfer policy into this program?https://www.polk.edu/admission-aid/transfer-students/
Earmarked courses for the CDA Credential?CHD 1380 Facilitating the Development of Young Children CHD 2220 Child Growth and Development CHD 2320 Early Childhood Curriculum
Articulation credit for the CDA Credential?12
Average # of E.C. students per advisor?12
Average # of E.C. courses offered each term?8
Average # of E.C. courses offered online each term?0
Average # of E.C. courses offered in Summer term?1
Average # of E.C. courses offered per term (not Summer) at night?4
Average # of E.C. courses offered per term (not Summer) on Saturday?0
Average # of EC courses offered per term in accelerated format (courses offered in 6 to 8 weeks)1
Average # of courses offered in Spanish each term?0
Provide # of degrees awarded by type in FY 19-209
Tuition cost per credit hour for on-campus, seated courses in FY 20-21$91.79
Fees for on-campus, seated courses in FY 20-21$32.10
Tuition cost per credit hour offered for online/distance learning courses in FY 20-21$91.79
Fees for online/distance learning courses offered in FY 20-21$32.10
Immigration status verified for admission?Yes
# of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 19-20