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Early Childhood Education

Advanced Early Childhood Education Certificate
31 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0069

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

ECE 102 Child Growth and Development

3

ECE 104 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

4

ECE 106 Guidance of the Young Child

3

ECE 107 Observation and Assessment of the Young Child

3

ECE 108 Nutrition, Health and Safety for the Young Child

3

ECE 125 Play and Creative Expression for the Young Child

3

EGL 101 Composition I

3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

One course from the following:

3

 

ECE 180 The Exceptional Child

3

 

ECE 226 Language Arts and Social Studies for the Young Child

3

 

ECE 227 Math and Science for the Young Child

3

One course from the following:

3-4

 

MAT 125 General Education Mathematics (Recommended)

4

 

MAT 129 Foundations of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II

3

 

MAT 131 Elementary Statistics (Recommended)

4


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


31


Completion of this certificate can lead to obtaining the Illinois Early Care and Education Credential Level III. Contact the Early Childhood Education chair for details.

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

 

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July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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