Early Childhood Education/Child Developement

Week of the Young Child: Celebrating our Youngest Learners!

The Snow College Home and Family Studies Department would like to invite you to celebrate the
Week of the Young Child.

Monday, April 13th:
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m
GSC commons area
Come join us along side some of our talented Snow College students performing their musical talents for your young children.

Thursday, April 16th
12:30 p.m.
Eccles Center
President Carlston and his wife Janet have been champions for young children and education throughout their lives. We are excited to celebrate his Inauguration. As you know, the theme for Inauguration is “Sprit of Snow – Coming Home, Moving Forward”. We are happy he has come home and recognizes that the future of our college lies in our young children’s hands.

Saturday April 18th:
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Grassy area west of the Snow College Library
Come enjoy a fun day out with your young children at the Little Badgers Kid Carnival.

10:00 a.m. - Bike Parade
10:30 a.m. - Play, Play, and Play!
12:00 p.m. - Lunch


Degree Information

This program leads to transfer into professional training for teaching in preschool programs, kindergarten, grades 1-3, as well as employment opportunities in day care centers and other social agencies. Requirements for an Associate of Science Degree are as follows:

General Education Requirements: (37 credits)

HFST 1020
Principles of Nutrition (IC)
HFST 1500
Human Development (SS)
Fill all other groups from choices given in GE section of the catalog after discussing the best options for you with your advisor.

Home and Family Studies Core Requirements: (16 credits)

HFST 1350
Personal and Family Health
HFST 2400
Family Relations
HFST 2500
Early Childhood
HFST 2600
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
HFST 2610
Guidance of Young Children
HFST 2620
Creative Experiences for Children

Related Requirements: (7-10 credits)