2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 118

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
EarlyChildhoodEducator1
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
The skills certificate in early childhood educator 1
includesnine credits in early childhood education.
The courses are also required for the early childhood
educationAA andAASdegrees.The certificate is one
of a series of four, stackable skills certificates available
in early childhood education. Studentsmay earn the
skills certificates as theyprogress toward anAA/AAS
degree in early childhood education, or as professional
development certifications fornon-degree seeking
students.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Identifyandapply theknowledge and skills required toproceed to
the skills certificate: early childhood educator 2, includinggeneral
knowledge about the early childhood educationprofession, lifespan
humandevelopment, andpositiveguidanceof young childrenbirth
throughage eight.
• Identifyandapply theknowledge and skills related to the six
standards for theNationalAssociation for theEducationofYoung
Children (NAEYC).
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
ECE204 Principlesof ChildGuidance...........................................3
ECE250 Introduction toEarlyChildhoodEducation. ...................3
HDFS201 LifespanHumanDevelopment.......................................3
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....9CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
ECE204
PrinciplesofChildGuidance
3
Core
ECE250
Introduction toEarlyChildhood
Education
3
Total 6
2ndSemester
Core
HDFS201 LifespanHumanDevelopment
3
Total 3
SkillsCertificateTotal 9
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