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Childcare Aide, Career Pathway certificate

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Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Childcare AideLess than 1 year

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Course listing for the 2022-2023 catalog year.

ECE 120Introduction to Early Education and Family Studies3
ECE 121Observation and Guidance I3
ECE 122IEnvironments and Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers4
or ECE 123P Environments and Curriculum for Preschool
ECE 124Multicultural Practices: Exploring Our Views3
ECE 130APracticum Seminar 12
ECE 133Practicum 1 in Early Childhood Education3
or ECE 131A Practicum for Experienced Teachers 1
ECE 262Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child3
HE 112Standard First Aid and Emergency Care1
Total Credits22

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