Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree, AAS, Certificate, CER, Industry Certification
Pathway: Public Service & Social Sciences
More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid
Program Length: 4 semesters
Location: Centennial, Rampart Range
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Spring registration opens October 17.
All ECE students are required to complete a PPSC background check. Non-PPSC administered background checks will not be accepted.
As a PPSC Early Childhood Education student, you will learn about a wide array of topics from childhood development to teaching techniques.
Explores guidance theories, applications, goals, techniques, and factors that influence expectations, classroom management issues, and prosocial skills. Addresses ages birth through age 8.
Provides an overview of early childhood curriculum development. Includes processes for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate environments, materials and experiences, and quality in early childhood programs.
Presents an overview of critical elements related to educating young children with disabilities in the early childhood setting. Topics include the following: typical and atypical development, legal requirements, research based practices related to inclusion, teaming and collaboration, and accommodations and adaptations, Student will learn how a disability will impact a young child's learning process. Focus of the course is on birth through age 8.view in catalog
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As a PPSC Early Childhood Education student, you will learn about a wide array of topics from childhood development to teaching techniques. As part of your studies, you will:
PSY 1001 - General Psychology I SS3 3 Credit Hour(s) or PSY 2332 - Psychology of Adjustment 3 Credit Hour(s) or SOC 1001 - Introduction to Sociology I SS3 3 Credit Hour(s) or SOC 2005 - Sociology of Family Dynamics SS3 3 Credit Hour(s)
The Early Childhood Education Program at Pikes Peak State College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The current accreditation term runs from March 2019 through March 2026.