Early Childhood Development (2200)

Early Childhood Development (2200)

110 FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHLDHD ED 3 credits
Provides students with a comprehensive overview of model early childhood programs and places emphasis on interactions between home and school that impact children's development.
245 INFANT/TODDLER DAY CARE PROG 3 credits
Survey of infant/toddler development. Principles of infant/toddler caregiving. Design of environment and curriculum based on child's needs. Includes observation of children. (20 field hours required)
246 MULTICULT ISSUES IN CHILD CARE 3 credits
The study of cultural differences in child care and preschool settings to improve caregiving practices and enhance communication between caregivers and families.
247 DIVERSITY EARLY CHILD LITERACY 3 credits
Examination and analysis of children's books and materials on diversity reflecting differences and similarities of groups of people that makea up our society.
250 OBSERV & RECORD CHILD BEHAVIOR 3 credits
Prerequisite: 7400:265 or permission. Develops observing and recording skills using different types of records to assess children's development and behavior. (10 field hours required)
290 ST: EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMT 1-3 credits
Selected topics/workshops on subject areas of interest in early childhood development. May be repeated up to 4 credits.
295 EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICUM 5 credits
Prerequisites: 245 and 5200:360, 370 and 7400:265, 270, 280. Supervised practicum in an early childhood/preschool educational setting designed for Early Childhood Development students only.
297 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisite: permission. Selected topics and special areas of study under supervision and evaluation of selected faculty member with whom specific arrangements have been made.

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