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ECE 101 Introduction to the Child Care Profession
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A-F and S/U

Description: Introduction to the child care profession focusing on child development and appropriate learning environments for children from birth through age five. Content includes child care licensing, health and safety topics, and developmentally appropriate curriculum in early childhood settings.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe milestones of physical, social, cognitive and language development in children from birth through age five. (CLSO 2)
2. (Synthesis Level) Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for children from birth through age five. (CLSO 2)
3. (Synthesis Level) Explain and incorporate positive child guidance techniques in early childhood settings. (CSLO 4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Create a professional plan for caring for young children. (CSLO 3)
5. (Synthesis Level) Prepare a healthy and safe environment for young children; with special consideration for nutrition, licensing requirements and personal safety. (CLSO 1)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This curriculum aligns with an early childhood training curriculum (Child Care Professional Training-CCPT) that was developed by ASU and Yavapai College and is implemented statewide.