Get the Skills to Become an Early Childhood Education Professional
Early Childhood Education Career Training in Toledo, OH
The Associate Degree program in Early Childhood Education prepares students for careers in early childhood settings. The course work in this degree assists students in formulating a developmentally appropriate approach to the education of young children. In addition, the program prepares the student for administrative positions within early childcare settings.
Early Childhood Skills You’ll Get
Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, the Davis College graduate will be prepared to:
- Identify the domains of child development and appropriate teaching aids for each domain.
- Identify management theories and apply these techniques to day-to-day operations of an early childhood setting.
- Analyze and resolve conflicts within an early childhood setting.
- Earn CPR certification.
- Incorporate various approaches to art, music, and play in early childhood curriculum.
- Use oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with parents, colleagues, and the community on a professional level.
- Apply the principles of the General Education Core and the Business Core.
Admissions Requirements for the Early Childhood Education program
Background Check – Ohio Senate Bill 38, enacted October 29, 1993, requires individuals engaged in childcare activity to complete a background check by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
These background checks cannot reveal any convictions for any of the criminal offenses listed in the Ohio Senate Bill 38. In order for the student to be accepted to the program, he/she will be required to complete a background check and assume the cost for this background check.
Course and program requirements are subject to change as required by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).
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Early Childhood Education Associate Degree Program Outline
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours.|
|ECE102||Introduction to Early Childhood Education||5|
|ECE121||Early Childhood Development – Prenatal to Kindergarten||4|
|ECE130||Special Education in Early Childhood||4|
|ECE140||Art Music and Play for Early Childhood Education||4|
|ECE150||Early Childhood Health and Safety||4|
|ECE205||Guidance and Classroom Management in Early Childhood||4|
|ECE209||Emergent Literacy for Young Children||4|
|ECE211||Early Childhood Organization/Administration/Licensing||4|
|ECE250||Early Childhood Education Practicum and Seminar||5|
|ACC101||Accounting Principles I||4|
|MGT102||Introduction to Business||5|
|MGT/MKT||Management or Marketing Elective||4|
|MTH102||Introductory Algebra I||5|
|SSC||Social Science Elective||4|
|IDS110||Forum on Technology and Resources||5|
Total Program Credit Hours: 91
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