Early Childhood Education I
Prerequisite: A tuberculosis screening is required. A tuberculin skin test or a chest x-ray may be required.
Early Childhood Education I is designed for students interested in preparing to be early childhood teachers in child care occupations and elementary education. Students receive classroom instruction and practical experience working with infant, toddler, preschool, elementary, and special needs children. Students learn basic principles of child growth and development, explore the characteristics of early childhood programs and implementation of early childhood curriculum.
- College Credit: This course may be dual-enrolled at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) as CHD 120 & CHD 145 for a total of up to 6 credits at NOVA. The NOVA entrance requirements must be met before registering. The content of this course is taught at the college level. Please consult with your counselor for more details.