A QUICK INTRO
The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.
WHAT YOU STUDY
Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
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Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.
FALL SEMESTER 1
|EDU||119||Introduction to Early Childhood Education||4|
|EDU||144||Child Development I||3|
SPRING SEMESTER 1
|EDU||131||Child, Family, & Community||3|
|EDU||153||Health, Safety, & Nutrition||3|
|EDU||234||Infants, Toddlers, & Twos||3|