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Early Childhood Preschool

A QUICK INTRO

This curriculum prepares individuals to work with preschool aged children (3-5) in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with preschool children.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Course work includes child growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of preschool children, safety issues in the care of preschool children; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate preschool 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 other preschool programs.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

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COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Education 4
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3
    Totals 7

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

EDU 131 Child, Family & Community 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3
    Totals 9

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