The certificate in Early Childhood Education is for the working student who wishes to improve or upgrade his/her knowledge and skills in early childhood development and childcare. Courses are offered days and evenings and all courses directly apply toward the department’s A.A. degree. The Early Childhood Certificate is not a teaching credential for the R.I. Department of Education.
Note: All courses must be completed with a C or better. Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.
|COURSE NO.||COURSE TITLE||COURSE NOTES||CREDITS|
|HMNS 1010||Introduction to Helping and Human Services||3|
|HMNS 1080||Health, Nutrition and the Young Child||3|
|HMNS 1210||Field Experience and Seminar I -Child Development||3|
|HMNS 2070||Characteristics and Needs of Special Populations||3|
|HMNS 2100||Child Growth and Development Skills||3|
|HMNS 2120||Curriculum for Young Children||3|
|HMNS 2150||Parent and Child Relations||3|
|HMNS Elective||Choose one of the following three-credit courses: HMNS 2030, 2140 OR 2190||3|
Total Certificate Requirements Credits 24