Early Childhood Care and Education
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The Early Childhood Care and Education program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education.
Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as general core competencies necessary for successful employment.
Program graduates receive an Early Childhood Care and Education Associate of Applied Science degree and have the qualification of an early childhood care and education paraprofessional or early childhood program management director.