Introduction to Early Education and Child Development
Credits: 3
Department: ECD Early Education and Child Development
Subject: Early Education and Child Developmen
This course provides the student with an introduction to the history and trends in early education and child development. Students will explore career options, professional expectations and techniques for teaching, working and interacting with diverse populations of children and their families. A weekly field observation in early childhood programs, schools, agencies or therapeutic setting is required. Students must have three current clearances: FBI Fingerprint Clearance, a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance and meet the local requirements of the field placement site.