Course Descriptions

Intro to Early Child Educ

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This course introduces the foundations of early childhood education, the diverse educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning intentional developmentally appropriate experiences for each child. Topics include theoretical foundations, national early learning standards, NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development, state regulations, program types, career options, professionalism, ethical conduct, quality inclusive environments, and curriculum responsive to the needs of each child/family. Upon completion, students should be able to design a career/professional development plan, and appropriate environments, schedules, and activity plans. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

Course Name: 

EDU-119

Class Hours: 

4

Lab Hours: 

0

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

4