Early Childhood Education (Certificate)
About the Program
The Early Childhood Education Program is designed to develop the skills, competencies, and knowledge necessary to provide quality care and education for children (ages 0-8) who are developing typically or have special needs. Students who complete this certificate will be able to understand theories of early childhood development, apply that knowledge to a variety of environments, interact with diverse children, families, and coworkers, and utilize professional and community resources for the care of children and families.
Faculty Contact Tracey Meyerhoeffer Early Childhood Education [email protected] 208.732.6874
FALL OR SPRING SEMESTER FRESHMAN YEAR take the following courses, take 3-9 credits3 - 9 creditsFALL OR SPRING SEMESTER FRESHMAN YEAREARC109 - Foundations of Early Childhood Ed3 creditsEARC111 - Health, Safety and Nutrition3 creditsEARC203 - Child Development3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.