What Is Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education?
The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide students an understanding of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development for working with young children.
What are my career choices?
In public and private preschools, early care centers, early intervention programs such as Head Start, hospitals, campus child development centers, corporate child care, rehabilitation clinics, and recreation centers.
What Will I Study?
Developmental ages and stages, health and safety, curriculum planning, assessment, and family involvement. We give you the chance to apply your knowledge in practical experiences.
What Kind of Credentials Can I Earn?
- Early Childhood Education Diploma
- Early Childhood Education Certificate
- Early Childhood Education Associate in Applied Science
Opportunities to apply this knowledge in practical experiences are incorporated in the curriculum. Curriculum topics include, but are not limited to developmental ages and stages, health and safety, curriculum planning, assessment and family involvement. Employment opportunities are available in public and private preschools, early care educational settings, early intervention programs, Head Start, hospitals, campus child development centers, rehabilitation clinics and recreation centers.
Progression in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in each IECE course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).