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Area of Study

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

TOTAL CREDITS
6
CIP:
131210
Certificate

Program Requirements

Total Credits 6
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ECE101ECE1011
Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3

Provides an introduction to the profession of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Course content includes eight key areas of professional knowledge related to working with young children and their families in early care and education settings: child growth and development; health, nutrition and safety; developmentally appropriate practices; guidance; family and community relationships; diversity and inclusion; professionalism; and administration and supervision. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ECE103ECE1031
Guidance Strategies Young Children 3

Explores guidance theories, applications, goals, and techniques, as well as factors that influence behavioral expectations of children. This course includes classroom management and pro-social skills development of young children in early childhood (EC) program settings. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)