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.|
|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.