Early Childhood Education Level II (C-0632)

As an Illinois Gateways to Opportunity entitled institution, this 18 credit hour curriculum will qualify students for the Illinois ECE credential – Level II. Students will need to complete an IL Gateways application. This certificate program will provide an assistant teacher in a licensed child care facility with basic knowledge in early childhood care and education.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Credits
CHD 104 Child Growth and Development 3
CHD 105 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHD 106 Creative Activities for Young Child 3
CHD 208 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
CHD 209 Guidance of the Young Child 3
CHD 215 Administration and Supervision of Child Care Centers 3
Minimum for Certificate: 18

For questions regarding the Early Childhood Education Program, please call Donna Walker, Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator, (708) 596-2000 ext. 2659, Main Campus Room 3463 or the Allied Health & Careers Department at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2204.

To make an appointment with the Allied Health Career Advisor, Kathryn Melin Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at ext. 5724.