Degrees & Certificates
Early Childhood Intervention AA
Effective Fall 2019
The goals of the AA in Early Childhood Intervention degree is designed to provide specialized knowledge and experience with supporting and educating children who have suspected or documented exceptional needs or disabilities. Future teachers of children birth to five are prepared to provide inclusive and developmentally appropriate care and education, through educationally sound, culturally engaging and family-centered practices. This degree also provides foundational child development and family engagement knowledge and experience to students who will pursue a Multi-Subject or Single Subject credential through a 4-year college or university. The Early Care and Education Program provides students with a fundamental understanding of the principles of child growth and development, as well as experience in the application of these principles.
Early Childhood Teacher Special Education Instructional Assistant Special Education Para-professional.
|ECE 40 (Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning)||3|
|ECE 50 (Early Childhood Principles and Practices)||3|
|ECE 54 (Child Health, Safety and Nutrition)||3|
|ECE 56 (Child Growth and Development)||3|
|ECE 60 (Introduction to the Young Child With Exceptional Needs)||3|
|ECE 62 (Child, Family and Community)||3|
|ECE 63 (Early Childhood Curriculum)||4|
|ECE 67 (Infant and Toddler Development and Caregiving)||3|
|ECE 69 (Child Study: Observation and Assessment)||3|
|ECE 79 (Teaching in a Diverse Society)||3|
|ECE 90 (Practicum-Supervised Experience)||4|
|ECE 91 (Adaptive Curriculum For Children With Exceptional Needs)||3|
|Total Units in the Major||38|
|Additional General Education and Elective Units||22|
See the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Arts Degree for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.