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Early Childhood Education, Career Pathway certificate

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Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Early Childhood EducationLess than 1 year

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Course listing for the 2021-2022 catalog year.

ECE 120Introduction to Early Education and Family Studies3
ECE 121Observation and Guidance I3
ECE 122IEnvironments and Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers4
ECE 123PEnvironments and Curriculum for Preschool4
ECE 124Multicultural Practices: Exploring Our Views3
ECE 130APracticum Seminar 1 22
ECE 130BPracticum Seminar 2 22
ECE 133Practicum 1 in Early Childhood Education3
or ECE 131A Practicum for Experienced Teachers 1
ECE 134Practicum 2 in Early Childhood Education3
or ECE 131B Practicum for Experienced Teachers 2
ECE 196Teaming and Communication in ECE Settings2
ECE 262Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child3
HE 112Standard First Aid and Emergency Care 11
HEC 201Family Partnerships in Education3
Total Credits36

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