Feb 01, 2023  
2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog

Child Care and Development Degree Pathway (AAS)


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Upon completion, our Associate of Applied Science in Child Care and Development will qualify you to direct a center of 100 children as well as teach and/or administrate in childcare centers. With an associate degree in Child Care and Development, you can start a career as a childcare director, childcare teacher, or special education paraprofessional.

NOTE: This degree program will not prepare you for teacher licensure for teaching in a public or accredited private school as required by the Kansas State Department of Education. Students desiring to obtain teacher licensure should follow the Early Childhood Education pathway options.


Symbol(s) Translation:

(T►) - Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course 
($) - Special Funding Identifier 

Pathway Code: CHCD (CIP: 19.0708)

General Education Requirements (18 hours)

Basic Skills (15 hours)

Computer Literacy (3 hours)

Total Hours 62

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program.

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