2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Early Childhood Care and Education (ECC2) Diploma

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Program Description:

The Early Childhood Care and Education program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as limited general core competencies necessary for successful employment. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs.

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Entrance Requirements:

Requirements: Prior to enrolling in a lab course (ECCE 1121,ECCE 2240), students must provide the following documentation: (1) A satisfactory criminal record check; (2) CPR/First Aid certification.

Basic Skills Courses (8 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

 

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

OR

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

 

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Curriculum (45 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

ECCE 1101Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education

3

ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development

3

ECCE 1105Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

ECCE 1112Curriculum and Assessment

3

ECCE 1113Creative Activities for Children

3

ECCE 1121Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

3

ECCE 2115Language and Literacy

3

ECCE 2116Math and Science

3

ECCE 2202Social Issues and Family Involvement

3

ECCE 2203Guidance and Classroom Management

3

ECCE 2245Early Childhood Care and Education Internship I

6

 

ECCE 2246Early Childhood Care and Education Internship II

6

OR

XXXX xxxxGuided Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 53 Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation