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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

Early Childhood Education - Special Needs, A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science
Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: ECES2

Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

This program is competency based and focuses on the exceptional child. Exceptional children are those who require special education and related services, if they are to realize their full human potential. Special Education instruction, including adapted materials, equipment and/or facilities, and teaching techniques will be introduced. Graduates of this program will be able to apply for positions as assistants in Head Start classrooms, Great Start Readiness programs, child care workers in residential programs, paraprofessionals and assistants in related service agencies. A current Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry (CA/NR) clearance must be obtained from the Michigan Department of Human Services prior to and presented in the first class meeting of all ECE classes. A copy must be on file in the Social Science Office, MMB 2005 and updated annually. In addition, students must earn a minimum of 2.0 in all ECE occupational specialty courses and earn a minimum of 3.0 in ECES 209  Field Work to meet graduation requirements.

Group Total: Credits 34 / 38 Contact Hours

Related Requirement Courses

  • Program does not specify Related Requirement Courses for degree completion Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: As needed

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

English Composition (3 credits)

Social Science (3 credits)

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

Group Total: Credits 18 / 18 Contact Hours

Computer Competency Requirement

Beginning 2016, demonstration of computer competency is a degree requirement at Mott Community College

Computer competency can be demonstrated by one of two ways:

NOTE: Some programs require taking COMG-153; for these programs, the Test-Out option is not available. For those programs that do not require COMG-153, the competency test-out option is available and can be taken in the Academic Testing Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Mott Library.

Program Total: Credits 62 / 62 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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