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EIU Associate's to Bachelor's in Child Care

B.A. in General Studies with Child Care Education Option
(Associate's to Bachelor's in Child Care)

 

The Option in Child Care Education (known for publicity purposes as the ABC/Associate's to Bachelor's in Child Care) is a cooperative effort of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, the School of Continuing Education, and selected community colleges. Designed for non-traditional students who require flexible access to courses, it includes 60 hours of coursework offered exclusively online.

In addition to financial aid options of the university, ABC program students are encouraged to apply to the Gateway Scholarship Program Early Childhood Illinois Project Office. Through the Gateway Scholarship Program, beginning students may receive a maximum support of 6 credit hours and continuing students may receive a maximum support of 9 credit hours. If students are awarded a Gateway Scholarship Program scholarship, a significant portion of their tuition expenses will be paid.

 

Criteria for Admission to the Option

  1. Admission to Eastern Illinois University
  2. Admission to the BA in General Studies Program.
  3. Completion of an associate's degree with a focus on Child Development/Education or a closely related field. Students completing associate degrees that do not meet the general education requirements of the BGS program may be required to complete additional coursework.

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Contact Information

Ms. Donna Coonce, Coordinator and Instructor

School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
217-581-6352
Fax: 217-581-6090
djcoonce@eiu.edu

Kimberly A Redfern, Advisor

2134 - Blair Hall
217-581-5618
karedfern2@eiu.edu


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