2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 121

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
EarlyChildhoodEducator4
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
The skills certificate in early childhood educator 4
includes 30 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 in the early childhood
educationprofession, lifespanhumandevelopment, positive
guidanceof young childrenbirth throughage eight, the
observation, documentation, andassessment of young children,
professionalism inECE, childrenwith exceptionalities, preschool
curriculumplanning, and inoneof three areas of emphasis (infant/
toddlers, preschool, or administrationof ECEprograms).
• Identifyandapply theknowledge and skills related to the six
standards for theNationalAssociation for theEducationofYoung
Children (NAEYC).
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
ECE190 Professionalism inEarlyCareandEducation..................3
ECE200 TheExceptional Child.....................................................3
ECE204 Principlesof ChildGuidance...........................................3
ECE210
Observation,DocumentationandAssessmentofYoungChildren
.3
ECE250 Introduction toEarlyChildhoodEducation. ...................3
ECE251 Curriculum inEarlyChildhoodEducation.......................3
ENG101 Composition I.................................................................3
HDFS201 LifespanHumanDevelopment.......................................3
OptionA: Infants/Toddlers-Choose required six credits:
ECE130 Infancy...........................................................................3
ECE252 Infant/Toddler Curriculum.............................................3
OptionB: Preschool-Choose six credits:
ECE121 ParentCaregiverRelationships......................................1
ECE123 HealthandNutrition forYoungChildren........................1
ECE130 Infancy...........................................................................3
ECE151 Math in thePreschool Curriculum..................................1
ECE152 Science in thePreschool Curriculum..............................1
ECE154 Literature forPreschool Children...................................1
ECE155 Literacyand theYoungChild. ........................................1
ECE156 Music in thePreschool Curriculum.................................1
ECE157 Art in thePreschool Curriculum.....................................1
ECE158 Activities forPhysicalDevelopment inYoungChild........1
ECE161 Social Studies in thePreschool Curriculum.....................1
ECE167 ChildAbuseandNeglect................................................1
ECE168 InfectiousDiseasesand1stAid inChildcare...................1
ECE169 Bilingual andMulticultural Experience inECE................1
HDFS202 Introduction toFamilies.................................................3
HDFS232 Diversity inChildren.......................................................3
OptionC:Administrationof ECE-Choose six credits:
MGT103 Small BusinessManagement.........................................3
MGT171 Supervision....................................................................3
MGT212 LeadershipandHumanRelations. .................................3
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT..30CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
ECE190
Professionalism inEarlyCareand
Education
3
Core
ECE204
PrinciplesofChildGuidance
3
Core
ECE250
IntroductiontoEarlyChildhood
Education
3
Total 9
2ndSemester
Core
ECE210
Observation,Documentation,and
AssessmentofYoungChildren
3
Core
ENG101
Composition I
3
Core
HDFS201 LifespanHumanDevelopment
3
Total 9
3rdSemester
Core
ECE200
TheExceptionalChild
3
Core
ECE251
Curriculum inEarlyChildhood
Education
3
Core
Choose threecreditsfromOptionA,
B,orC.
3
Core
Choose threecreditsfromOptionA,
B,orC.
3
Total 12
SkillsCertificateTotal 30
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