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Courses Offered Online

Oakton offers a variety of online courses (see list below); however, the College does not offer all courses every semester. For the current semester's courses, go to the class schedule. The class schedule provides more complete information, including course description, instructor, course fee,* and textbook required.

*Fees vary per course.

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*IAI (Illinois Articulation Agreement) - An agreement among participating Illinois colleges and universities to help Illinois college students transfer credit as easily as possible. See an advisor in the Advising and Counseling for additional information, or read about the IAI at www.iTransfer.org.

Early Childhood Education

ECE102 - Child Growth and Development
Course provides an overview of the theory and principles of human development. Content includes in-depth study of physical, social, emotional and cognitive aspects, from conception to adolescence. Special emphasis placed on child development theories of Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Skinner, etc., and significance of family, peers, culture and school. Field observations required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE180 - The Exceptional Child
Course provides an overview of exceptionalities in development. Content includes federal and state laws, characteristics and etiologies of mental retardation, learning disabilities, emotional disturbance speech and language disorders, hearing and vision impairments, physical disabilities, and giftedness. Field observations required. Prerequisite: ECE 102 with a minimum grade of C or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE273 - Introduction to Early Childhood Administration
Courses examines current early childhood administrative practices and procedures. Focus is on the administrators relationships with governmental,legal, business/finance, medical, social service and educational agencies in managing a program.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE280 - Legal Aspects of Early Childhood Administration
Course stresses knowledge and application of legal responsibilities required by a director of an early childhood program. Focus is on the various legal structures and licensing standards required by the Illinois Department of Children and FamilyServices. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE281 - Fiscal Management in Early Childhood Administration
Course designed to help the early childhood director successfully manage fiscal responsibilities in the daily operation of a center. Emphasis is on budget and financial report development, cash flow management, grant writing and fund raising. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

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