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    Nov 20, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Certificate (C55220C)


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This certificate will provide a background in developmentally appropriate practices for children, ages birth through eight years. Emphasis will be placed on age and individual appropriate planning. Courses in this certificate will also focus on positive child guidance techniques and effective communication with the child, family and community. This certificate also provides an opportunity for the individual to obtain the North Carolina Early Childhood Credential Certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments for all young children (including curriculum, interactions, teaching practices, and learning materials). NAEYC Standard 1
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of diverse family and community characteristics by involving families and communities in many aspects of children’s development and learning. NAEYC Standard 2

Total Semester Hour Credits: 16


Note(s):


The courses taken in this certificate program may be applied toward the Diploma and the Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education. See the Diploma and Associate Degree listings for specific requirements.

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