Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

ECE 150 * Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education (3)

Prerequisite(s): None.

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent employment in an early childhood care or education facility, or concurrent enrollment in Cooperative Education in an early childhood care or education facility.

An overview of early childhood, the early childhood teaching profession, and current issues in early childhood education with emphasis on the role, qualifications, and responsibilities in the classroom. Explanation of topics relevant to the classroom teacher, i.e., methods, ethics and current issues and trends.

3 hours lecture.