The backpack icon indicates that this particular CCBC major is a Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (TAOC) approved Associate Degree program.
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The program is designed to equip individuals with knowledge and skills to work with young children, aged birth through eight, based on nationally recognized standards. Students will learn to work with young children in group settings such as childcare facilities, preschools, Early Head Start and Head Start programs, family home daycares, early intervention programs and various other settings.
Students will learn through classroom discussion and instruction, hands on activities and 280+ hours of observation and field experience. With the educational background and skills acquired, graduation will qualify the student for an assistant teaching position. With experience the graduate may be considered for supervisory positions such as group supervisor, lead teacher, or director. After graduation, students may consider opening their own childcare facility or family home daycare or transfer to a four year institution to earn a baccalaureate.
Graduates will be able to
Requirement: Apply for DPW Child Abuse History Clearance (ACT 151), PA State Police Request for Criminal History (ACT 34), and Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) during ERCH 100.
|CIST 100||Introduction to Information Tech||3.00|
|ERCH 100||Introduction to Early Childhood||3.00|
|ERCH 105||Childrens Developement Health Safet||3.00|
|WRIT 101||English Composition||3.00|
|PSYC 101||General Psychology||3.00|
|COMM 201||Public Speaking||3.00|
|EDUC 201||PAPA Preparation Prep 1 **||1.00|
|ERCH 101||Observation and Guidance||3.00|
|ERCH 103||Creative Content in Early Childhood||3.00|
|LITR 210||Concepts of Literature||3.00|
|MATH 112||Math for Elementary Education I||3.00|
Recommendation: Take PAPA EXAMS (Math, Reading and Writing) exams by end of 3rd semester.
|EDUC 220||Teaching English Language Learners||3.00|
|ERCH 205||Language and Literature||3.00|
|ERCH 212||Caring for Infants and Toddlers||3.00|
|MATH 114||Math for Elementary Education II||3.00|
|TAOC Category Four - 4 credits|
|EDUC 230||Introduction to Special Education||3.00|
|ERCH 200||Diversity and Inclusion in Early Ch||3.00|
|ERCH 250||Early Childhood Practicum||3.00|
|TAOC Category Five (HIST) - 3 credits|
|TAOC Category Six (FINE or MUSI)|