The Education and Human Development program is designed to meet the needs of people planning for a career working with children from birth through school-age. Students in the program focus on current research, practical application and critical thinking in professional care settings. Children's growth, developmentally appropriate practice, cultural diversity, observational skills, family support and professional development within the various fields of education and human development are major components of the program.
|Complete Core Courses, 27 units||Units|
|ECE. 201||Child Development||3 units|
|ECE. 210||Early Childhood Education Principles||3 units|
|ECE. 211||Early Childhood Education Curriculum||3 units|
|ECE. 212||Child, Family, and Community||3 units|
|ECE. 254||Teaching in a Diverse Society||3 units|
|ECE. 260||Children with Special Needs||3 units|
|ECE. 313||Health, Safety and Nutrition||3 units|
|ECE. 333||Observation and Assessment of Young Children||3 units|
|ECE. 366||Practicum in Early Childhood Education||3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.