Early Childhood Education DIP (34 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Graduates enjoy a consistently high placement rate in their new careers. Career opportunities for Child and Adult Care and Education graduates may be found in early childhood centers, school settings, long-term care facilities, licensed family child care, facilities for people with disabilities, as well as those who are interested in starting their own business as child care providers.

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Note:
First Aid & CPR for Child Care or equivalent required: Current CPR, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Shaken Baby certification must be maintained throughout the program. This is a pre-requisite to ECED 1250: Early Childhood Internship
Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
ECED1230 Professional Relations in Early Childhood Careers 3 Credits
ECED1235 Guidance: Managing the Physical and Social Environment 3 Credits
ECED1240 Planning & Implementing Curriculum 3 Credits
ECED2210 Literature & Language Development Experiences 3 Credits
EDUC1225 Education Internship I 3 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
ECED1245 Safety, Health and Nutrition 3 Credits
ECED1250 Early Childhood Education Internship II 3 Credits
ECED2240 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 1 Credits
EDUC1220 Child Growth and Development 3 Credits
SPED1205 Introduction to Special Education 3 Credits
General Education
MnTC Goal Area 1 Communications - Written 3 Credits
ENGL1308 Stretch Analytical Writing I 3 Credits
MnTC Goal Area 7 Human Diversity 3 Credits
DVRS1304 Diversity and Social Justice 3 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $800

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.