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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I

Students may select three of the following courses:
COM 111               Speech Communication
SOC 202                Cultural Aspects of Families and Children
PSY 100                 General Psychology
HUS 104                Child Welfare and Family Law
ECE 213                 Caring for the Social and Emotional         
Concentration Requirements:
ECE 104                 Child Growth & Development
ECE 105                 Observing & Recording
ECE 106                 Guidance & Discipline
ECE 107                 Early Childhood Curriculum
ECE 110                 Special Education for Children
 

Total Credits: 27 credits


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION/INFANT-TODDLER CERTIFICATE

This certificate enables students to work with infants and toddlers. All courses roll into the AA degree in Early Childhood education and satisfies Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care requirements for certification as Infant/Toddler teacher.


General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I


Students may select from three of the following courses:
COM 111               Speech Communication
SOC 202                Cultural Aspects of Families and Children
PSY 100                 General Psychology
HUS 104                Child Welfare and Family Law
Concentration Requirements
ECE 103                 Infant-Toddler Development
ECE 105                 Observing & Recording
ECE 106                 Guidance & Discipline
ECE 114                 Infant/Toddler Curriculum
ECE 214                 Early Intervention (0-3)


Total Credits: 27 credits


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BILINGUAL CERTIFICATE IN: SPANISH (S) OR CANTONESE (C)

Concentration Requirements are offered in Spanish and Cantonese. In order to qualify for the Bilingual Certificate, General Requirements must be taken in English.

 

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I


Students may select from three of the following courses:
COM 111               Speech Communication
SOC 202                Cultural Aspects of Families and Children
PSY 100                 General Psychology
HUM 213               Supporting Dual Language Learners
HUS 104                Child Welfare and Family Law
Concentration Requirements
ECE 104                 Child Growth & Development
ECE 105                 Observing & Recording
ECE 106                 Guidance & Discipline
ECE 107                 Early Childhood Curriculum
ECE 110                 Special Education for Children
 

Total Credits: 27 credits
 


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INFANT/TODDLER BILINGUAL CERTIFICATE IN: SPANISH (S) OR CANTONESE(C)


Concentration Requirements are offered in Spanish and Cantonese. In order to qualify for the Bilingual Certificate, General Requirements must be taken in English.

 

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I


Students may select from three of the following courses:
COM 111               Speech Communication
SOC 202                Cultural Aspects of Families and Children
PSY 100                 General Psychology
HUS 104                Child Welfare and Family Law
Concentration Requirements
ECE 104                 Child Growth & Development
ECE 105                 Observing & Recording
ECE 106                 Guidance & Discipline
ECE 114                 Infant/Toddler Curriculum
ECE 214                 Early Intervention (0-3)


Total Credits: 27 credits


EARLY CHILDHOOD INFANT/TODDLER CDA CERTIFICATE

Upon completion of the Infant/Toddler CDA, 12 credits of experience will be awarded, thus the CDA plus coursework all lead to the Infant/Toddler certificate. The certificate courses all roll into the Associate of Arts degree creating a progression where each step leads to greater professionalization of the students enrolled.
 

General Requirements 
ENG101L or ENG100A      Intro. to Academic Writing or Reading & Writing Skills II     
 

Students may select from three of the following courses:
COM 111               Speech Communication
PSY 222                 Addressing Trauma in Infants and Toddlers
ECE213                  Caring for the Social & Emotional Dev. of Infants & Toddlers                                                         
ECE211                  Parent Partnerships: Working with Families
ECE 214                 Early Intervention with Infants & Toddlers (0-3)
Concentration Requirements
ECE103                  Child Development 0-3
ECE114                  Infant & Toddler Curriculum
ECE 116                 Introduction to CDA for Infant/Toddler Teachers
ECE120                  Professional CDA Resource File Development
PRO 102                Internship I for Infant/Toddler Teachers
PRO103                 Internship II for Infant/Toddler Teachers
 

Total Credits: 30 credits


CERTIFICATE IN PARAPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION   

 

General Requirements 
ENG 111                College Writing I              
 

Students may select from two of the following courses:
PSY100                 General Psychology
CIS222                  Computers For Early Educators
SOC202                 Cultural Aspects Of Families And Children
HUM213                Supporting Dual Language Learners
COM111                Speech Communication
Concentration Requirements
ECE104                 Child Growth & Development
PED105                 Observing, Recording & Assessing For Para-Educators
PED106                 Guidance, Discipline & Classroom Management For Para-Educators
PED110                 Strategies For Inclusive Education
 

*PRO 101PED- Professional Development Seminar I For Para-Educators
*The Para Course Offered By BPS can also be substituted for this.


Total Credits: 21 credits


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION/ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATE

This certificate is an upper level addition to our Early Childhood Education certificates and prepares students to be certified as Director I and Director II by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. This is an excellent bridge program for students who have completed the AA and are preparing to go on to a baccalaureate program, or for those with degrees in other areas who are preparing for leadership roles in early childhood programs of family child care businesses.

General Requirements
ENG 112                College Writing II
HUS 204                Child Welfare and Family Law OR Working w/ Families & Children Under Stress
CIS 205                 Using Computers to Manage Child Care Businesses

Concentration Requirements
ECE 218                 Early Childhood Education Administration
ECE 221                 Supervision and Staff Development in ECE
SOC 202                Cultural Aspects of Families and Children

MAN 206               Financial Management for Early Childhood and Out of School Programs
or
MAN 207               Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Care

Total Credits: 21 credits


 

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