Early Childhood Education Course Descriptions & Outlines

ECED 1202 | Child Development and Learning | Credits: 3

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This course covers the developmental stages of children, prenatal through age eight. It is designed to help students understand the whole child by being aware of social, emotional, motor and intellectual stages of growth and development.

ECED 1205 | Relations and Management in Early Childhood | Credits: 3

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This course emphasizes planning and conducting age appropriate activities and the development of effective teacher role techniques. Emphasis is placed on positive guidance strategies and anti-bias techniques.

ECED 1206 | Parent and Professional Relations | Credits: 3

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This course emphasizes planning and conducting age appropriate activities and the development of effective teacher role techniques. Emphasis is placed on positive guidance strategies and anti-bias techniques.

ECED 1207 | Children's Health Safety and Nutrition | Credits: 3

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This course will address issues of health, safety, and nutrition for children. Emphasis will be placed on planning a healthy, safe, and supportive learning environment.

ECED 2130 | Infant and Toddler Development | Credits: 5

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This course examines the development of Infants and Toddlers and prepares caregivers for the important role of working with infants and toddlers in a stimulating learning environment.

ECED 2132 | Special Needs In Early Childhood | Credits: 3

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This course examines the development of children with special needs an prepares caregivers to integrate children with special needs into child development settings. The course includes discussion of important aspects of education for young children in special education and inclusive settings and facilitates student development of educational philosophy.

ECED 2202 | Early Childhood Internship | Credits: 4

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This course provides the student an opportunity to integrate theory and practice, applying knowledge and skills in an instructor approved, licensed pre-school development setting. Students participate in the setting as members of the teaching team. Students implement a variety of learning experience that are developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive for a specific group of children.