The Associate in Arts Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education provides a broad background in general education as well as study in early childhood education. It is designed for students transferring to four-year colleges and universities. Students should work closely with an advisor at the baccalaureate institution they plan to transfer to before finalizing their education plan.
The Olympic College Early Childhood Education Program is based on the Washington State Core Competencies for Early Childhood and School Age Care Professions. A copy of the Core Competencies can be found at https://www.del.wa.gov/professional-development/core-competencies