Infant and Toddler Major

With just three additional classes in addition to the early childhood education curriculum, you’ll be prepared to care for the individual and group needs of children ages birth through 3 years.

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.

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING

  • ODJFS licensed child care settings
  • Early Head Start

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N)

  • assistant teacher
  • teacher

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
EDU124
Infant and Toddler Curriculum
EDU127
Infant and Toddler Group Care
PSY121
General Psychology
MTH108
Explorations in Modern Mathematics or
 
MTH124 Statistics
SOC225
Cultural Diversity
EDU130
Intro to the Teaching Profession
EDU221
Language Arts
EDU229
Educational Psychology
BIO126
Science, Energy, and the Environment (lab) or
 
BIO127 Human Biology (lab)
EDU129
Relationship Development for Infants
 
and Toddlers
EDU223
Community and Family-based Programs
EDU225
The Exceptional Child
EDU227
ECE Practicum and Seminar
PHL122
Ethics

TOTAL CREDITS 64

Associate of applied science in early childhood education

  • The University of Akron

All education students are required to complete a background check through the Stark State College Security Office. Fees are $30 for state and $30 for federal.

  • Education Club
  • Kappa Delta Pi (education honor society)