Early Childhood

The Early Childhood certificate provides academic study and hands-on experience that encourage a reflective approach to early childhood responsibilities. This program provides a good foundation in developing appropriate curriculum, creating classroom environments that meet children’s developmental needs, and working effectively with parents and families.  Career opportunities include family child care provider, child care program director, curriculum specialist, teacher or teaching assistant in child care centers or programs, au pair or nanny.

ECH100 Early Childhood Fundamentals 3
ECH110 Early Childhood Credential Portfolio I 3
ECH115 Early Childhood Credential Portfolio II 3
ECH150 Creative Experiences w/ Young Children 3
ECH160 Observing & Interacting w/ Young Children 3
ECH180 Early Childhood Literacy & Language Development 3
ECH200 Program Planning and Development 3
ECH210 Family Involvement in Early Childhood 3
ECH220 Principles of Inclusion 3
ECH250 Early Childhood Practicum 3
ECH101 Recognizing Child Abuse, Neglect & Head Trauma 1
  Total Credits for Certificate 31

 

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