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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education Diploma

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


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

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)
    (Recommend: PSYC 2890 , SOCI 2150  or SOCI 2160 )

Subtotal: 9

Total Credits for Diploma: 31

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