Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Early Childhood Education Diploma


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For more information please see the Early Childhood Education Program Overview .

Purpose


The diploma in early childhood education provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan and implement appropriate experiences for children from birth to age eight in various early childhood education occupations.

Note: First Aid and CPR are recommended in addition to course requirement

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 22


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

  1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  OR  
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will complete a minimum of 9 credits of General Education from the following:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
    (Required: ENGL 1000  OR ENGL 1010 )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
    (Recommended: PSYC 2890 , SOCI 2150  or SOCI 2160 )

Subtotal: 9


Total Credits for Diploma: 31


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