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Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction

Are you driven by a desire to help children learn, grow, and develop? Early experiences provide the foundation for all future learning and development. The online Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree from Ashford University will teach you how to support learning and development for diverse learners. This degree program is ideal for professionals who are already employed in the early care and learning fields. Be the difference in the life of a child.

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What you will learn

The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree program will help you to understand typical and atypical childhood development and will provide you with the skills to adapt learning environments to match the abilities of a wide range of students. Upon completion, you will be able to:  

  • Synthesize theories, processes, and approaches in the study of early child development from diverse perspectives across domains.
  • Analyze theories which address the interrelationship of child, family, and community, and culture on the growth, behavior, and development of children.
  • Compile evidence-based strategies that demonstrate an awareness of exceptionalities and cultural diversity within the field of early child development.
  • Assess the impact of contemporary issues and trends relating to the field of early child development and their multiple influences on current practice and knowledge.
  • Propose diverse models of inclusion to emphasize access, participation, and partnerships with children and families.
  • Apply professional and ethical practice aligned to national standards to include critical thinking, individual, reflection, and collaboration.

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Your Courses in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction

The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree from Ashford University will teach you how to support learning and development for diverse learners. The degree program covers developmental theories, assessment and intervention, as well as ethics and legal responsibilities. To personalize your education, your degree will also include a specialization.  

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete an introductory course requirement. Learn more about Introductory Courses. 

Major Course Requirements (27 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)
 

Specializations in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction

You will deepen your understanding of Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. Choose from the following specializations:

Early Intervention

Early Learning

Careers in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction

Your Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree program will prepare you to work with young children and their families.

Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction Careers

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.