Course work includes:

  • Child growth and development;
  • Physical/nutritional needs of children;
  • Care and guidance of children;
  • Communication skills with families and children.

Students will foster the cognitive/ language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.


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Early Childhood Education: Non-Teaching (A55220NL)

Outlook for Employment

Graduates can transfer to public colleges or universities in North Carolina in the field of early childhood. They are prepared to plan and implement appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development, childcare programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start programs, and school-age programs.

Early Education Administrators
Family Consultants
Child Development Consultants