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B.S in Early Childhood Education

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There is a unilateral agreement that early stimulation and encouragement of curiosity are core catalysts for intellectual potential and all-round development. The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education focuses on early development and care to address the learning, social, emotional and behavioral needs of all young children, including children at risk or with disabilities. A sample of courses required for the B.S in Early Childhood Education is presented below. A total of 128 credit hours are required for successful completion of this programme.

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  • Length of programme
    4 years
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  • EDEC104: Communication Skills for the Early Childhood Teacher
    This course is designed to cater to the professional and personal needs of the Early Childhood teacher who must be proficient both as a teacher and user of Standard English. It also focuses on the communication practices in Early Childhood Education. Children begin to communicate from birth and from these they learn the vast rules that make up speech and language. Students would be provided with opportunities to use language orally and in written form to communicate using appropriate language registers and to the target audience using authentic situations. The ability to communicate fluently is a significant part of being human.

  • EDPC106: Early Childhood Growth and Development II: 4 – 8 years
    Child growth and development is a study of the physical, emotional, social and cognitive factors of growth and development of children from 4 years through 8 years old. Topics covered include principles, stages and theories of growth and development.

  • EDEC222: Physical Education and Wellness
    This course provides teaching principles and methodologies of effective teaching of physical education for early childhood programmes. The student will engage in experiential learning, and apply theories into practical application to educate themselves as they appreciate the practical combination of wellness.

  • EDLA173: Spanish for the Young Learners I
    This course focuses on the basic concepts of the Spanish language. Students will be taught the proper linguistic competences to converse effectively in the language.

Regular Admission

Five (5) CXC or O'level passes

Or three (3) CXC or O'level passes & Two (2) A'level passes 

Adult Admission 

Three (3) CXC or O'level passes* 

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