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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.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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