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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education Administration Certificate
33 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0076

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

ECE 102 Child Growth and Development

3

ECE 106 Guidance of the Young Child

3

ECE 108 Nutrition, Health and Safety for the Young Child

3

ECE 180 The Exceptional Child

3

ECE 255 Curriculum Design for Early Childhood Programs

3

ECE 270 Child, Family and Community Relations

3

ECE 273 Introduction to Early Childhood Administration

3

ECE 274 Early Childhood Director Practicum

3

ECE 280 Legal Aspects of Early Childhood Administration

2

ECE 281 Fiscal Management in Early Childhood Administration

2

ECE 282 Marketing and Public Relations for the Early Childhood Program Director

2

ECE 283 Staff Management and Human Relations in Early Childhood Programs

1

ECE 284 Leadership and Advocacy for the Early Childhood Program Director

1

ECE 285 Communications for the Early Childhood Program Director

1


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


33

 


Note: Completion of the A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education and this certificate (Early Childhood Administration) can lead to obtaining the Illinois Director Credential Level I. Contact the ECE program chair for more information.

Also see
Early Childhood Education Department
Careers in Early Childhood Education
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Tony Churchill wasn’t sure what he wanted out of life. Then he enrolled at Oakton Community College—and discovered his passion.

 

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