This program provides the knowledge, skills and competencies important to an entry-level teacher working with, or planning to work with, young children. The program includes the academic preparation required by the Ohio Department of Education to meet Pre-Kindergarten Associate Teacher Licensure standards. Students interested in completing this degree program must get department approval to declare major. Students must successfully pass a full criminal background investigation before enrolling in the final practicum course. A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses.
Graduates may work as pre-kindergarten associate licensed teachers, child care center directors, infant-toddler teachers, and paraprofessionals in public schools or as school age child care coordinators.
Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.
The Early Childhood Education associate degree program has received approval and renewed approval (2017) by the Ohio Department of Education to provide the educational requirements for the PreKindergarten Teaching License.
|COM 2211||Effective Public Speaking||3|
|ECE 1100||Introduction to Early Childhood Education||3|
|ECE 1101||Introductory Child Development||3|
|ECE 1200||Observation & Assessment||4|
|ECE 1201||Curriculum & Planning||4|
|ECE 1202||Healthy & Safe Environments||3|
|ECE 2103||Literacy, Art & Music||4|
|ECE 2104||Math, Science & Social Studies||4|
|ECE 2200||Families, Communities & Schools||3|
|ECE 2201||Guidance of Young Children||3|
|(ECE 2300 OR ECE 2302)||3|
|ECE 2301||Early Childhood Education Practicum||5|
|EDU 1100||Introduction to Education||3|
|EDU 1105||Individuals with Exceptionalities||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|(MAT 1120 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective)||3|
|Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 2242||Educational Psychology||3|