Diploma, Certificate, Dual Enrollment, Online, On Campus
The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of young children.
This program is offered through our Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment program.
Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school age programs.
Online Program Information: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.
Total credits needed to graduate: 27 Hours
Total credits needed to graduate: 16 Hours
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise (CCP) program (C55220X).
CCP students should complete this certificate over two semesters.
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