ECE 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or concurrent enrollment

Provides an introduction to the profession of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Course content includes eight key areas of professional knowledge related to working with young children and their families in early care and education settings: child growth and development; health, nutrition and safety; developmentally appropriate practices; guidance; family and community relationships; diversity and inclusion; professionalism; and administration and supervision. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years.