Major Code
581A

This certificate provides students the essential knowledge, skills and experience necessary to provide quality programming for infants and toddlers. Gateways credentials are awarded and recognized by the Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Child Care and Development. Gateways credentials are symbols of professional achievement.

Course Requirements

32

Mathematics Elective

3

English Elective

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

ECE101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE106 Guiding Young Children

3

ECE115 Child Growth and Development

3

ECE120 Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

ECE125 Child, Family and Community

3

ECE130 Observation and Assessment

2

ECE198 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs

3

ECE204 Infant and Toddler Curriculum

3

Program Total

32