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ECE 105 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education


This course will introduce students to the field of early childhood education and the need for educated early childhood professionals. Emphasis is on the professional aspects of early childhood education and child care, including: historical perspectives; contributions in the field; current practices and trends; understanding the various roles of the early childhood settings and identifying quality components of such. This course will benefit both future and present early childhood professionals. Students are required to observe various early childhood settings/facilities and interview early childhood professionals working in the field.
NOTE: Students may clock hours of formal child care training and education toward completion of the CDA credential, the Michigan Department of Education paraprofessional requirements and child care licensing requirements for Michigan.
Prerequisite(s): None
3 credits = 3 lecture



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