Early Childhood Education A55220
The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.
Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.
Number of credit hours required for this program: 64
General Education Requirements
Take 3 credits from ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 DRA-111 ENG-131 ENG-231 ENG-232 ENG-241 ENG-242 HUM-115 HUM-120 HUM-121 HUM-122 HUM-150 HUM-160 MUS-110 MUS-112 MUS-210 PHI-215 PHI-240 REL-110 REL-211 REL-212.
Take 3 credits from ENG-111.
Take 3 credits from PSY-150.
Take 29 credits from EDU-119 EDU-131 EDU-146 EDU-151 EDU-153 EDU-221 EDU-234 EDU-280 EDU-284.
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