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Early Childhood Nature Assistant (ECN)

18 Credit Career Certificate

This curriculum is designed to provide basic knowledge regarding child growth and development and developmentally appropriate programming for those working with children in zoos, park districts and museums.

Requirements

First Semester

ECE 100Early Child Growth & Development

3

ECE 101Observation & Assessment / Children

3

ECE 140Nature, Art and the Young Child

1

ECE 145Child, Family, Culture and Nat

1

ECE 230Environment:nature Play in and

1

Total Credit Hours:9

Second Semester

ECE 105Health, Safety and Nutrition for Childre

3

ECE 220Young Child As Scientist

1

ECE 225Fundamentals-Nature Play & Lea

2

ECE 260ECE Internship

3

Total Credit Hours:9