Course Descriptions

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The numbers at the far right across from the course title signify important information about the course. The first number is the lecture hours; the second number is the lab hours; and the third number is the total credit hours.

For most curriculum transfer courses, the appropriate Reading score is Compass Reading 81, SAT Verbal 480, ACT Verbal 20 or ASSET Reading 42; the appropriate Writing Score is Compass Writing 78, SAT Verbal 480, ACT Verbal 20 or ASSET Writing 46; and the appropriate Math Score is Compass Algebra 60, SAT Math 490, ACT Math 20 or Asset Numerical Algebra 49.

Required prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Early Childhood Development (ECD)

ECD  101  Introduction To Early Childhood    (3-0-3)     View Syllabi

This course is an overview of growth and development, developmentally-appropriate curriculum, positive guidance techniques, regulations, health, safety, and nutrition standards in early care and education. Professionalism, family/cultural values and practical applications based on historical and theoretical models in early care and education are highlighted in this course.

NOTE: Departmental Approval for Early Childhood Option consists of successful completion ("C" or better) of the following courses: ENG 101, HUS 110, PSY 105, PSY 201, and PSY 230.

NOTE: Departmental Approval for Early Childhood Development (diploma or certificate) consists of an overall 2.0 GPA in ECD courses and successful completion ("C" or better) of ENG and PSY courses.