Child Care and Supervision

Are you interested in teaching in a child-care facility?

Do you want to work as a teacher’s aide or as an instructional aide?

Do you want a career as a child-care administrator

The Child Care and Supervision Program may be what you are seeking. This two-year program will teach you about these interesting topics:

  • The physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of young children
  • Developmentally appropriate materials for specific age groups in child care
  • The needs of exceptional infants, toddlers, and young children and how to meet those needs
  • Working with teachers in educational programs for young children.

This program includes training in child care lesson planning, implementation and evaluation, classroom management, and administration; moreover, students in this program gain participate in more than 100 hours of practicum experience. This program leads to an associate in science degree (a two-year degree).

All candidates for this degree must meet admission requirements for teacher education.

Mission

To prepare students who will demonstrate competence, character, and compassion in service and leadership working with young children in child care facilities as instructional aides, teachers in child care centers, and child care administrators.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate basic writing, grammar, reading, computational, and technological skills.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of content knowledge in the development and needs of young children.
  3. Demonstrate the skills of an effective child care provider and/or teacher.
  4. Demonstrate the professional dispositions of a teacher of young children.

Coursework

General Education Core                                            36

Foundations Tier

                                    15

COM

1010

Speech Communications

(3)

EDU

2565

Math for Elementary Educators

(3)

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

MAT

1040

Concepts of Mathematics

         (3)

 

 

or

 

MAT

1055

College Algebra

 

 

Human Sciences Tier

 

6

PSY

2010

General Psychology

(3)

SOC

2500

The Family in Society

(3)

 

Natural Sciences Tier

 

6

ALH

2100

Public School Health      

(3)

SCI

1500

Life Science                      

(3)

 

Contexts Tier

 

 9

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

 

 

Child Care Core

 

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EDU

1010

Foundations Practicum in Education

(1)

EDU

1500

Foundations of Education P30

(3)

EDU

2600

Learning and Cognition

(3)

EDU

3523

Ethical and Legal Rights of Teachers and Students

(2)

ECS

2000

Caring for Infants and Toddlers* P20

(3)

ECS

2100

Early Childhood Program of Play and Creative Expression* P20

(3)

ECS

2200

Early Childhood Reading and Writing* P20

(3)

ECS

2300

Early Childhood Math and Science Methods* P20

(3)

ECS

2400

Early Childhood Language Arts and Social Studies* P20

(3)

ECS

2900

Child Care Administration and Community Relations* P40

(3)

INT

1100

Life Calling and Purpose

(3)

PSY

3411

Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

(3)

* Admission to Teacher Education Required

P Includes a practicum

Total

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