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A.A. Pathway: Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education at FSCJ

This transfer GPS prepares students who complete the Associate in Arts degree at EFSC to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Completion of courses and requirements, as per the articulation agreement, prepares the student for preferred acceptance into the B.S. in Early Childhood Education at FSCJ.

Adjust your pace to graduation by taking more or fewer classes each term or attending year-round. This transfer GPS provides guidance on planning for transfer admission as an A.A. student into Florida State College at Jacsonville's (FSCJ) Early Childhood Education bacehlor's program only. It does not guarantee admission to other Florida public colleges or universities. Requirements may vary by institution and can change each year. Students are encouraged to consult an EFSC advisor and check with the advising or admissions office at the intended transfer institution.

Major at Florida State College at Jacksonville: Early Childhood Education
Potential Careers: Teacher, Para educator, childcare worker, early childhood educator.
Meta-Major: Education

Foreign Language Requirement: Students initially entering Eastern Florida State College in 2014-15 and thereafter, who are pursuing an A.A. degree, must demonstrate competency in a foreign language at a level equal to two years of high school world language (sequential, in the same language) or American Sign Language coursework. This is pursuant to F.S. 1007.262.

Civic Literacy Competency: Per F.S. 1007.25 (4) - Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in the 2018-2019 school year and thereafter, each student must demonstrate competency in civic literacy.

 Important Notes:

  • This pathway is for planning purposes only; it does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Following the suggested course sequence for completion will better prepare you for transfer and acceptance. Following the plan will minimize extra courses that may impact you financially.
  • Courses identified by PATHWAY COURSE are recommended or required for admission into the bachelor’s degree.
  • Some courses have prerequisites that may increase the time and credits required to complete the degree.
  • Courses designated by * require a mandated 15-hour field experience requirement.
  • Students must have a 2.5 GPA for transfer and passage of the General Knowledge Test.

Download printable version of Early Childhood Education EFSC AA to FSCJ BS: Transfer GPS



Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Communication Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAT 1033 Intermediate Algebra Math/ Natural Science 3
  Social or Behavioral Science Gen Ed/Soc Beh Science 3
EEC 1200 Early Childhood Curriculum PATHWAY COURSE Major Course 3
EEC 2710 Conflict Resolution in Early Childhood PATHWAY COURSE Major Course 3
    Term Total 15


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1101 Composition 1 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MGF 1106 or MAC 1105 Topics in Math or College Algebra General Ed/Math
EEC 1942 Early Childhood Practicum PATHWAY COURSE Major Course 3
EEC 1601 Assessment in Early Childhood PATHWAY COURSE  Elective 3
EEC 2223 Early Childhood Art, Music and Movement PATHWAY COURSE  Elective 3
    Term Total 15


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
PSY 2012 or SYG 2000 General Psychology or Sociology Gen Ed/ Behavioral Science 3
EEC 1701 Child Growth and Development Birth to EightPATHWAY COURSE  Major Course 3
    Term Total 6


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1102 Composition 2 Gen Ed/Communication 3
MGF 1107 or MAC 1105 Exploration in Mathematics OR College Algebra Gen Ed/Math 3
  Physical Science Gen Ed/Physical Science 3
EDF 1005* Introduction to to Education PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
  Humanities - List 1 General Ed 3
    Term Total 15


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
EEX 2010* Introduction to Special Education PATHWAY COURSE Major Course 3
EEC 2217 Introduction to Language & Emergent Literacy PATHWAY COURSE Major Course 3
BSCC 1005 Fundamentals of Biology Gen Ed/Life Science
  Social Science Gen Ed/Social Science 3
  Humanities-List 2 Gen Ed/Humanities 3
    Term Total 16
    Earn AA Cumulative Total 67