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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ECE 100 - Principles of Early Childhood Education

This course examines the historical and philosophical background of early childhood education as well as the regulations that govern early childhood education in both the public and private sector. The impacts of social, economic and culture diversity on early learning will be explored as well as professional ethics and working effectively with parents. Students will also be able to explore career goals and develop a career plan.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: Co-req: (ENG 050, REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075 or testscores