May 22, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education CSC (221-636-06)


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PURPOSE: This program is designed to provide students with the basic skills needed in the care and development of young children in a variety of child care settings. The program provides training appropriate for persons entering the field of early childhood education, as well as in-service training for persons presently working in the field who wish to upgrade their skills. The program also offers a well-organized course of study for parents who wish to increase their understanding of child development.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Employment opportunities include preparation or upgrading skills for positions as childcare center assistant directors, teachers or assistant teachers, aides, playroom attendants, home-based providers or daycare workers, camp directors, and before- and after-schoolteachers in the following types of facilities: child day care centers, nursery schools, family day care homes, Head Start programs, recreational before- and after-school programs, hospital-based child care programs, pre-school at-risk programs, and pre-kindergarten church-sponsored programs.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: In addition to the general college curricular admission requirements, a personal interview with the program head is recommended. Students must attain a grade of “C” or higher in all courses completed in this program with CHD, EDU, and PSY course prefixes.

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