C55290

The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in divers learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers. 

Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/ nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics. 

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement develop-mentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and childcare programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs. 

TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS

Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4 0 4
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3 0 3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 0 3
10 0 10
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition 3 0 3
EDU 153A Health, Safety, & Nutrition Lab 0 2 1
3 2 4
Hours Per Week Hours
THIRD SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, and Twos 3 0 3
3 0 3

Total Semester hours credit: 17

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