Introduction to Early Childhood Education

ECE 224
3 CR

This course introduces students to developmentally-appropriate, high-quality child care programming for children ages birth to eight. Students will complete routines, scheduling, and activities that encourage children’s healthy growth and development. Topics include the state of Michigan Child Care Licensing Regulations, career opportunities in child care, and types of child care programs. This course is based on NAEYC standards of child development practices. A 4 clock hour observation outside of course in an approved setting is required.

Prerequisites: ACCUPLACER reading score of 60, or a "C" in TSRE 55, or ENGL 151