Associate in Arts

Liberal Arts (Early Childhood Education Transfer)


Contact Information 

Jennifer Krueger, instructor
Old Main 444

Delivery Methods 

Face-to-Face: Wahpeton
Online: Some Classes

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in early childhood education, child development, family science or related fields. 

Employment opportunities include parent and family life educators, extension agents, child protection service professionals, financial counselors, nursing home activity directors, credit specialists, probation agents, directors of child care licensing, and hospital child life specialists.

The Early Childhood Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS includes the freshman and sophomore core courses in English, humanities, math, physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and wellness. All colleges and universities require these core courses for students seeking a bachelor's degree. 

Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded an Associate in Arts degree, which allows transfer to most four-year colleges and universities as a junior.

This plan meets the Liberal Arts Program Purposes listed in the NDSCS Catalog.

Admission Requirements

The applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent. Applicants may be required to complete a basic skills evaluation during the admission process.


Upon successful completion of the required courses, students will be awarded an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts.

Required Courses

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This curriculum meets the North Dakota University System general education requirements as indicated in the NDSCS Catalog under the heading: NDUS General Education Transfer Agreement.

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