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Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Trimester 1: 9:15 - 10:45 am

Course Description

Provides an introduction to early childhood education. Includes the eight key areas of professional knowledge: Child growth and development; health, nutrition and safety; developmentally appropriate practices; guidance; family and community relationships; diversity; professionalism; administration and supervision. Focuses on ages from birth through age 8.

Graduation Requirement
Concurrent Enrollment
Pathway

Nutrition, Health, and Safety for Educators

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Trimester 2: 9:15 - 10:45 am

Course Description

This course focuses on nutrition, health, and safety as key factors for optimal growth and development of young children.  Includes nutrient knowledge, menu planning, food program participation, health practices, management and safety, appropriate activities, and communication with families.

Graduation Requirement
Concurrent Enrollment
Pathway

Guidance Strategies for Children

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Trimester 3: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Course Description

This course explores guidance theories, applications, goals, and techniques, as well as factors that influence behavioral expectations of children.  This course includes classroom management and pro-social skills development of young children in Early Childhood program settings.

Graduation Requirement
Concurrent Enrollment
Pathway