Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science - Early Childhood/Childhood Education

Program Information

Degree Type: AA
Program Code: LBAA - ECCH
Hegis Code: 5649.00
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Early Childhood/Childhood Education Concentration

The Early Childhood/Childhood Education concentration within the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science degree at SUNY Adirondack will fulfill a need for students pursuing credentialed mid-level teaching assistant positions or a transfer path into bachelor's degree programs for higher level certified positions. Recommended high school preparation: Four years of English, three years of social studies, two years of science and two years of math, preferably college preparatory mathematics.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Writing I ENG101 or ENG100A &ENG100B
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
3 SUNY Gen Ed Mathematics MAT114 or  MAT115
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
3 Mathematics or Science  MAT114 or  MAT115 recommended
2 Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(HED 103 recommended)

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization HIS100, HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
3 General Psychology PSY101
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science  

ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ECO201, ECO202, PSC101, PSC102, PSC103, or SOC101

6 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language in same language  
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English  
3 200 level-English  
3 Child Psychology PSY202
3 Educational Foundations EDU101

Liberal Arts and Sciences Content Concentration

Biology: BIO 103, BIO107, BIO111, BIO112, BIO113, BIO205, BIO212, CHM111,  CHM112
Chemistry: MAT131, MAT132 CHM111, CHM112CHM203, CHM204
Earth Science (Geology): MAT131, CHM111, CHM112, GEO101, GEO102


Conventions of the Discipline: ENG210, ENG252
Literature and Identity: ENG218, ENG219, ENG226
Major Genres and Author Courses: ENG211, ENG 217, ENG220, ENG237, ENG245, ENG250, ENG251
Survey and Period Courses: ENG201, ENG202, ENG 203, ENG204, ENG205, ENG206, ENG207, ENG209, ENG249
Writing as Craft: ENG214, ENG215, ENG216, ENG 233, ENG280


History/Political Science (Social Studies): ANT101, ECO201, ECO202, GEG110, HIS100, HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS106, PSC101, PSC102, PSC103, PSC104, PSC106, SOC101

Mathematics:  MAT131, MAT132, MAT220MAT231, MAT232

Physics: MAT131, MAT132, MAT231, CHM111, CHM 112, MAT220, MAT232, CIS111

4 Electives should be chosen by advisement and articulation agreement.


SPH111, THR107,THR220

64 Minimum credits required for graduation  


Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101 or ENG100A & ENG100B
3 MAT114
3 PSY101
3 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language
3 HIS103 or HIS104
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110 (Prereq Required)
3 MAT115
3 PSY202



SUNY GEN ED Social Science

Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science Lab

SUNY GEN ED 200-level ENG                (Prereq required)


SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language

3 LAS Concentration Elective - See Note 1
3 LAS Concentration Elective - See Note 1
1 Health and Wellness
Fourth Semester
3 200-level English (Prereq Required)
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization
3 LAS Concentration Elective - See Note 1

LAS Concentration Elective- See Note 1

4 Electives
1 Health and Wellness


1. Courses selected within one academic area should be carefully chosen with an advisor based upon transfer school requirements.

2. For students interested in the Early Childhood/Childhood Spanish pathway please enroll in the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences (LBAA) degree and enroll in SPA 101, SPA 102, SPA 201, SPA 202 or SPA 214.

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