This program is designed for students who are interested in working with young children in developmentally appropriate programs. In addition to Early Childhood Education courses including two 150 hours practicum, the student is given a strong foundation in liberal arts.
Upon completion of the program, the student is qualified to work in a licensed childcare setting or transfer to a four-year college for further study. Graduates can become teachers of young children in daycare centers, nursery schools, and Head Start programs. The program meets the requirements of the Department of Early Education and Care for teacher certification. For more information, please contact the Early Childhood Education Department, Room 353, Academic Building.