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Early Childhood Education Infant and Toddler Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
EDU131  Introduction to Child Development
EDU132  Observation, Assessment, and Group Management
EDU126  Educational Technology
ENG124  College Composition
COM121  Effective Speaking
EDU128  Responsive Infant and Toddler Environment
EDU123  Health and Nutrition
EDU127  Infant and Toddler Group Care
PSY121  General Psychology
MTH108  Explorations in Modern Mathematics or MTH124 Statistics
SOC225  Cultural Diversity
EDU124  Infant and Toddler Curriculum
EDU130  Intro to the Teaching Profession
EDU229  Educational Psychology
BIO126  Science, Energy, & the Environment (lab) or BIO127 Human Biology (lab)
EDU129  Relationship Development for Infants and Toddlers
EDU223  Community & Family-based Programs
EDU225  The Exceptional Child
EDU227  ECE Practicum and Seminar
PHL122  Ethics

TOTAL CREDITS 61

The education infant and toddler major prepares students for employment in educational/child care settings that provide services to infants and toddlers. Graduates may seek employment in child care, Early Head Start, or agencies that provide services to infants and toddlers and their family.

This major gives students knowledge and skills needed to meet the developmental needs of infants and toddlers, create responsive and safe environments, and develop secure and trusting relationships with children and families.  The major not only addresses the needs of the children, but also supports successful parenting.