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NSCC Early Childhood Education [AAS] to APSU Bachelor of Professional Studies [BS]

Note:  Any student entering APSU with less than 12 earned credit hours MUST take
APSU 1000, a one-hour Freshman Orientation course, applicable as an elective.

NSCC: 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)

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

 

 

 

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

SPCH 1010

Speech

3

COMM 1010

Funds. of Public Speaking

3

 

 

 

HIST 2010

American History I

3

 

 

 

HIST 2020

American History II

3

Elective

Humanities Elective

3

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

ENGL 2030

Traditions in World Literature

3

Elective

Natural Science w/lab

4

Science  w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

 

 

 

Science w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

Elective

Social Science Elective

3

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

Elective

Mathematics Elective

3

Math

Link to Catalog

3

Major

Lower Division

Technical Concentration (27 hours)

ECED 1010

Intro to Early Childhood Educ.

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2010

Safe, Healthy Learning Environment

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2015

Early Childhood Curriculum

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2020

Infant, Toddler, Child Develop.

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2040

Family Dynamics and Community Involvement

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2060

Development of Exceptional Children

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2070

Developmental Assessment

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2080

Language and Literacy in Early Childhood

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

ECED 2085

Math & Science in Early Childhood

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

Electives

Lower Division Electives (12 hours)

Elective

ECED Elective

3

 

 

3

Elective

ECED Elective

3

 

 

3

Elective

ECED Elective

3

 

 

3

Elective

ECED Elective

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

 

Upper Division Electives (9 hours)

 

 

 

Upper

Division

Elective________________

Elective_______________

Elective________________

3

3

3

Total Hours Applicable to BSPS =  58

Total BSPS Requirements: 120 Hours

*Required course for the AAS degree.

NOTES:  1.  Hours listed for the NSCC program are based on the 2004-2005 catalog.  The Associate of Applied Science Degree from Nashville State Community College may require more hours than are indicated on this program of study.  Because of the BS in Professional Studies degree requirements, only 58 of those AAS hours are applicable to the BSPS degree.
2.  Lower division APSU general education courses required for the BSPS that are not a part of your NSCC associate degree requirements may be taken at Nashville State 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