Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

One-Year Certificate

 

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be pre-requisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231-843.-5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to  College Writing

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to Reading

4/4

MTH 051

Pre Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 & ENG 052 or Placement

ECE 101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

4/4

ECE 120

Early Childhood Education and Child Care I

7/10

Total

14/17

Semester 2

ECE 121

Early Childhood Education and Child Care II

7/10

ECE 120

ECE 125

Early Childhood Activities

3/3

ECE 150

Infant and Toddler Care

3/3

ECE 250

Administration of Early Childhood Education Facilities

3/3

ECE 101 & ECE 130

Total

 

16/19

Cert Total

 

30/36

ECE 120 – Early Childhood Education and child Care I and ECE 121 – Early Childhood Education and Child Care II if completed successfully qualifies a student to apply for the national credential – Child Development Association (CDA).  A student who successfully completes ECE 297, 298, and 299 may qualify for an exemption from ECE 120 and 121.  A student who supplies proof of a current CDA credential may also receive an exemption for ECE 120 and 121.


Graduates of the program are eligible for positions and opportunities found in: 

Child Care Centers

Before and After School

Infant & Toddler Programs

Family Day Care Homes

Programs Homes as Nannies

Residential Treatment Centers

Nursery Schools

Pre-school Programs

Foster Care Facilities

Head Start Classrooms

 

 


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