Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Early Childhood Care and Education ECC2

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Diploma

Program Description

The Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as limited general core competencies necessary for successful employment. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers and Head Start.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hrs)

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

Choose one of the following:

 

PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

 

 

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

ECCE 1101 - Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education

3

ECCE 1103 - Child Growth and Development

3

ECCE 1105 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

ECCE 1112 - Curriculum and Assessment

3

ECCE 1113 - Creative Activities for Children

3

ECCE 1121 - Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

3

ECCE 2115 - Language and Literacy

3

ECCE 2116 - Math and Science

3

ECCE 2202 - Social Issues and Family Involvement

3

ECCE 2203 - Guidance and Classroom Management

3

ECCE 2240 - Early Childhood Care and Education Internship

12

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

53