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Early Childhood Education

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 65-71

Format: In-person

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Courses You'll Take

Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.

What You'll Gain

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and childcare programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.

65-71 Credit Hours: $4,940.00-$5,396.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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Childcare teacher
Family Child care Provider
Child Development Specialist
Preschool Teacher
Exceptional Children Assistant
Before and After School Counselor
Instructional Assistant

The Early Childhood Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children  NAEYC, 1313 L St. N.W. Suite 500, Washington. DC 20005 202.232.8777 | 800.424.2460, www.naeyc.org

Davidson-Davie is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College.

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