To support the mission and goals of the college by providing an early childhood education curriculum that prepares students to meet their education, transfer or career needs; encouraging a greater appreciation and awareness in students through study of early childhood, social sciences and humanities for their role in society and the world; emphasizing through curriculum offerings a broad view that creates a clearer understanding of the interrelatedness of people and cultures; and developing student potential and basic skills through rigorous analytical interpretation and critical intellectual challenges. To improve workforce preparedness through a quality program of study that leads to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees.
The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through kindergarten in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
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For more information, call the Early Childhood department at 336-506-4118.