As an Early Childhood Studies major, you'll learn about the early childhood environment, child development, and appropriate classroom management techniques.
This major prepares you to become an entry-level preschool teacher in a daycare center and other preschool settings.
You'll be required to take three semesters of Early Childhood course work. Each
course is three hours per week and covers topics such as child growth and development, early childhood curriculum, and classroom management.
Field Placement and Vocational Advising
Work World Seminar
You'll learn social and practical skills necessary for getting and maintaining employment, with a focus on:
You'll learn about:
You will gain hands on experience in the kitchen, including:
Learn money-management skills.
Consumer Education Course Lab
Meet in small groups for a double period once each week to practice skills learned in the Consumer Education course.
is a weekly small-group meeting led by a licensed psychologist where you'll set personal goals and work toward meeting them. This course
helps students understand the responsibilities of adulthood.
Review local, national, and world news each week. Discuss timely
issues, debate thought-provoking questions, and gather additional
information on a variety of topics.
Instructor, Threshold Program
Instructor, Threshold Program's Early Childhood Studies major
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