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HCC Early Childhood Education [AAS] to APSU Professional Studies [BS]

NOTE:  Bachelor of Professional Studies program can be completed at APSU.  The Associate of Applied Science Early Childhood Education program cannot be completed at APSU but may be completed at Hopkinsville Community College prior to attending APSU.  Any student entering APSU with less than 12 earned credit hours must take APSU 1000, a one-hour Freshman Orientation Course, applying as an elective. 

HCC: Early Childhood Education

APSU:  Professional Studies

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Course
Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

General Education Core

General Education Core (41 hours)

101 ENG

Writing I

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

102 ENG

Writing II

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

181 COM

Basics of Public Speaking

3

COMM 1010

Funds. of Public Speaking

3

 

 

 

HIST 2010

American History I

3

 

 

 

HIST 2020

American History II

3

 

Heritage/Humanities course

3

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

ENGL 2030

Traditions in World Literature

3

 

 

 

Science  w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

 

 

 

Science w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

110 PY

General Psychology

3

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Math

Link to Catalog

3

Major

Lower Division
Technical Concentration (27 hours)

120 IECE

Health, Safety, & Nutrition

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

130 IECE

Early Childhood Development

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

102 IECE

Foundations of IECE

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

140 IECE

Guidance of Young Children

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

180 IECE

Approaches to IECE Curric.

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

190 IECE

Applied Experiences in IECE

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

221 IECE

Creative Expression in IECE

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

IECE 246

Life Sciences in IECE

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

IECE 235

Intro to Inclusive Behavior

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

Lower Division Electives (12 hours)

Lower Division Electives (12 hours)

IECE 216

Literacy & Language in IECE

3

 

 

3

IECE 260

Infant & Toddler Programming

3

 

 

3

IECE 291

IECE Practicum/Cooper. Educ.

3

 

 

3

IECE 240

Admin. Early Childhood Educ.

3

 

 

3

 

 Professional Studies Required (15 hours)

 

 

 

PTMA 3020

Managing Inform. Technlgy

3

 

 

 

PTMA 3050

International Bus.& Stand.

3

 

 

 

BLAW 3300
or

PM 4320

Soc Legal and Pol Environ. 

Administrative Law

 3

 

 

 

PM 3200

Public Sector Management

3

 

 

 

ENGT 3820

Technology and Society

3

 

Professional Studies Electives (15 hours)

 

 

 

 

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

Upper Division Electives (9 hours)

 

 

 

Upper

Division

Elective________________

Elective_______________

Elective________________

3

3

3

Total Hours =  54

Total Requirements: 120 Hours

NOTES:  1.  The Associate of Applied Science Degree from Hopkinsville Community College may require more hours than are indicated on this program of study.  Because of the BS in Professional Studies degree requirements, only approximately  54 of those AAS hours are applicable to the BSPS degree.
2.  Lower division general education courses required for the BSPS  that are not a part of your AAS degree requirements may be taken at Hopkinsville Community College and transferred to Austin Peay State University.
3.  All upper division BSPS courses from APSU are offered online. 

To contact an APSU advisor for the Professional Studies degree program, send an email to:

Dr. Robyn Hulsart

Dr. Victoria McCarthy

Dr. Sue Evans

Advising Request Form