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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Preschool Specialization, C.C.C.


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Banner Code: PSSC

College Credit Certificate

(12 credits)


The purpose of this program is to prepare students as Early Childhood Education Caregivers with a preschool specialization or to provide supplementary training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

The content includes, but is not limited to, growth and development, early childhood education; establishing and maintaining a safe, clean, healthy, learning environment; guidance techniques and classroom management; communication; identification of child abuse and neglect; implementation of rules and regulations; nutrition; family interaction; legal and professional responsibilities; and employability skills. Programs prepare individuals to assume major caregiving and educational responsibilities within home or center-based programs for preschool children.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to successfully develop a lesson plan to meet short and long term goals for student learning.

To be eligible for this certificate a student must meet:

Admissions Requirements:

  • have a high school diploma or GED® certificate,
  • take a placement exam if not exempt by State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.0315. Insufficient scores will mean the student must take appropriate developmental education courses and SLS 1501 - The College Experience .

Passing grade on required coursework:

These 12 hours cannot be a combination of 12 Personal Enrichment hours; they must be declared as a major in the degree or certificate seeking process.

Students will earn 12 college credits towards the Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education.

Preschool Specialization Total 12 Credit Hours


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