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EDUC 103 - Early Childhood Education Program Orientation

1 Credits
This course will provide an overview of the field of Early Childhood Education and the Associate of Applied Science degree at Highline College. It includes a variety of topics related to current events in early childhood education as well as the various certification and education programs offered at Highline College and their requirements.


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Online
Winter Online
Spring Online

Designed to Serve This course serves students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education.
Active Date 20190207T16:51:14

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 36
Contact Hours: Lecture 11
Total Contact Hours 11
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
  1. Advising
  2. Criminal History Clearance (MERIT)
  3. Placement Expectations
  4. Introduction/Review of Conceptual framework
  5. Structure of Early Learning Systems in WA
  6. Introduction Certificates for Early Learning
  7. Graduation requirements
    1. Portfolio
    2. Degree requirement
  8. Registration for VIA

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify current trends in early learning.

Recognize and articulate the importance of the HC Education Department Conceptual Framework, as well as the various certification and degree requirements.

Formulate a plan of study that will assist in meeting their certification and degree goals.

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