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Early Childhood Education

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   Term TakenGrade
ECED 1010 Introduction to Early Childhood Education  3   
ECED 2010 Safe, Healthy Learning Environments  3   
ECED 2015 Early Childhood Curriculum  3   
ECED 2130 Initial Practicum  3   
    Total Fall Credit Hours 12   
Spring Semester     
ECED 2040 Family Dynamics and Community Involvement 3   
ECED 2080 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood 3   
ECED 2085 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 2030 Infant and Toddler Care (Sp, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2090 Creative Development (Sp, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2120 Administration of Child Care Centers (Sp, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2060 Development of Exceptional Children (F, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2100 The Mentoring Teacher (F, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2020 Infant/Toddler Curriculum (Sp, Alternating Years)  3   
ECED 2070 Developmental Assessment (Sp, Alternating Years)  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.