Apr 25, 2024  
Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog 
Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education - School Age Certificate

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This curriculum prepares individuals to work with school-age children in diverse learning environments. The curriculum is specifically designed for students planning to work in public or private school-age care environments.

Coursework includes child growth/development; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.

Students are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities in school-age environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teaching or school-age administration positions in childcare/development programs, group leaders, before and after school programs, recreational centers, and other programs that work with school-age populations.

This program can be completed fully online.

Curriculum Flow Chart

Major Requirements

Student Success - 1 Credit

Number of Credit Hours Required for This Program: 17

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