Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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ECDT 1113 - Essential Elements of Child Care

Credit Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3
This course provides the student with a broad knowledge base to design programs for children from birth to five developing both typically and atypically. The courses provides a foundation forestablishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment; promoting physical and intellectual competence; supporting emotional and social development; providing positive guidance; establishing positive, productive relationships with parents; ensuring a well-run, purposeful program responsive to children’s needs; and maintaining a personal commitment to continuing education and professionalism. The student will also gain knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to the care and education young children. Course content is based on the guidelines established by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition and partially fulfills the theoretical component of the Certified Development Associate credential. A grade of “C” or better is required for passing.



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