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Infant/Toddler Care

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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COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
EDU 119 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 4
EDU 144 Child Development I 3
    Totals 7

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition 3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3
    Totals 9

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