Early Childhood Education
The Early Childhood Education program focuses on the theory and practice of learning and teaching children from birth to age eight; the basic principles of educational and developmental psychology; the art of observing, teaching and guiding young children; planning and administration of developmentally appropriate inclusive educational activities; school safety and health issues; and the social and emotional foundations of early care and education.
Courses in Early Childhood Education are offered at all three RCCD colleges. See below for Department information; Course Outlines of Record; and Degrees & Certificates offered.
For course information please see your college catalog.
Degrees & Certificates
See the Catalog for degree details
- A.S. Degrees
- Certificate Programs
- Early Childhood Studies Assistant Teacher
- Early Childhood Studies / Twelve Core Units