Morgan Community College

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

The group of three Early Childhood Education Program certificates prepares students for Infant/Toddler Teacher Leader, preschool group leader, and/or Early Childhood Education Director-qualified positions in early childhood care and education programs. A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses leading to a certificate or degree. The Early Childhood Director Certificate meets current director requirements for the Colorado Department of Human Services.

Infant/Toddler Teacher Certificate

INFANT/TODDLER TEACHER

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ECE 101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 103

Guidance Strategies for Children

3

ECE 111

Infant & Toddler Theory & Practice

3

ECE 112

Infant & Toddler Lab

3

ECE 238

Child Growth & Development

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

M_CER_ITGL Approved by CCCS

Early Childhood Teacher Certificate

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ECE 101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 102

Early Childhood Lab Techniques

3

ECE 103

Guidance Strategies for Children

3

ECE 220

Curriculum Development: Methods & Techniques

3

ECE 238

Child Growth & Development

3

ECE 205

Nutrition, Health and Safety

3

ECE 260

Exceptional Child will be required for teacher and director certificates to meet Head Start requirements

 

3

TOTAL CREDITS

21

M_CER_PSGL Approved by CCCS

Early Childhood Education Director Certificate

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DIRECTOR

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ECE 101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 102

Early Childhood Lab Techniques

3

ECE 103

Guidance Strategies for Children

3

ECE 205

Nutrition Health & Safety

3

ECE 220

Curriculum Development: Methods & Techniques

3

ECE 238

Child Growth & Development

3

ECE 240

Administration of Early Childhood Care & Education Programs (Capstone)

3

ECE 241

Human Relations for Early Childhood Professionals

3

ECE 111

Infant/Toddler Theory & Practice

3

ECE 260

Exceptional Child

3

TOTAL CREDITS

30

M_CER_ECCF Approved by CCCS

NOTE: Successful completion of these courses along with verified work experience is required to earn a Director Certificate. A Level 2 Early Childhood Professional Credential is available when you complete these courses. For more information, visit the Colorado Office of Professional Development web site at http://coloradoofficeofprofessionaldevelopment.org/index.cfm?PID=1332&ID=5454,20140,0.

Check with an ECE Academic Advisor for any additional requirements.



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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

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