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Recommended Order of Courses

(Associate of Applied Science degree or certificate. Courses required for the career-technical certificate are indicated by *.)

The primary purpose of this program is to provide students with the background and professional competencies necessary for employment in the field of early childhood care and education. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for employment in a variety of settings including preschools, day care centers, school-age child care centers, residential centers, public schools (as classroom assistants), and recreation centers. Also, a substantial number of transfer credits will be earned for those students who later decide to pursue an education degree at a senior institution.

All participants in the Early Childhood Education degree and certificate programs must meet all current regulations for personnel regarding health and child abuse/neglect screening mandated by the Missouri Division of Health Day Care Licensing Agency.

First Semester Hours

COL101 Intro to College: Strategies for Success*
ECE102 Intro to Early Childhood Education*
ECE103 Child Health, Nutrition, and Safety*
ECE107 School Age Child Care*
ENG101 English Composition I
PSY101 General Psychology

1
4
3
3
3
3
17
   
Second Semester  

ECE108 Infant/Toddler Care*
ECE120 Integrating Children with Special Needs
ECE122 Behavior Management*
ECE201 Early Childhood Education Laboratory*
PSY201 Child Development
ENG102 English Composition II

3
3
3
2
3
3
17

   
Third Semester  

ECE202 Early Childhood Education Practicum I*
ECE210 Curriculum Strategies for Preschool
     Classrooms*
EDU205 Technology for Teachers
HPE132 First Aid/CPR
Science (Biological or Physical)
Mathematics Elective

2

3
3
3
3-5
3
17-19

   
Fourth Semester  

ECE205 Early Childhood Education Practicum II*
ECE212 Family, School, and Community Relations*
ECE214 Early Childhood Education Administration
ENG143 Literature for Children
HST103 or PSC102


Total Hours Required for Certificate
Total Hours Required for Degree

2
3
3
3
3
14

29
65

12-13 Gainful Employment Disclosures for Early Childhood Education Certificate Program 

 

professor christy corneliusChristy Cornelius
Title: Professor
Office: ASII 406
Extension: 332
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Christy Cornelius received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and her Certification in Preschool/Kindergarten Education from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.  She received her M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education from Webster University in St. Louis.  She has completed additional coursework at Central Missouri State University and Southeast Missouri State University.  Ms. Cornelius has additional certification in Career & Technical Education.  She earned the Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award in 1999.

WagnerLaniece Wagner
Title: Assistant Professor
Office: TC 315A
Extension: 462
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Laniece Wagner earned an Associate of Arts degree from East Central College, a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwest Missouri State University, and a Master of Education from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.  She has completed additional coursework through Southeast Missouri State University.  Ms. Wagner holds a teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Human/Child/Support Adult.  Before teaching in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education programs at Jefferson college, she taught kindergarten for 10 years.

 

 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 26 March 2014 )
 
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