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The Early Childhood Technical Certificate is designed to prepare professionals in the field of early childhood education. Students in this program will gain knowledge in areas such as child development, family and community involvement, and curriculum development. Graduates will be prepared to work in various early childhood settings and conduct themselves as members of the early childhood profession


Fall Semester  
ECED 1310 Introduction to Early Childhood Education  3
ECED 2310 Safe, Healthy Learning Environments  3
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum  3
ECED 2335 Initial Practicum  3
    Total Fall Credit Hours 12
Spring Semester  
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics and Community Involvement 3
ECED 2380 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood 3
ECED 2385 Math and Science in Early Childhood 3
ECED   Elective: choose one course from the list below 3
    Total Spring Credit Hours 12
List of Course Electives (choose one course):
ECED 2390 Creative Development (Sp, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2312 Administration of Child Care Centers (Sp, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2360 Development of Exceptional Children (F, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2300 The Mentoring Teacher (F, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2320 Infant, Toddler Child Development (Sp, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2370 Developmental Assessment (Sp, Alternating Years)  3
ECED 2375 Socio-Emotional Development  3

F: Class is typically offered during the Fall Semester
Sp: Class is typically offered during the Spring Semester

Students pursuing this certificate will be advised by the Social Science, Business and Education Division.

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